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December 18, 1937

The Pneumonokonioses (Silicosis): Literature and Laws. Book III: International Abstracts, Extracts and Reviews of the Pneumonokonioses and Their Associated Diseases and Subjects

JAMA. 1937;109(25):2093. doi:10.1001/jama.1937.02780510067034

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Book in is similar in all respects to books I and II, which appeared respectively in 1934 and 1935. The present book embraces 701 abstracted articles related to dusty lung diseases, all of which appeared in 1935 and 1936. In addition, a small section is devoted to earlier publications overlooked in previous compilations. Such material, together with several indexes, make up part I of the present book and represents 900 pages. Part II of this volume presents the occupational disease laws of the United States and some mention of foreign countries. Taken in their entirety, these three books provide the best compilation in the English language of published materials related to dusty lung diseases. Book in is larger than either predecessor, which in part is due to the inclusion of large numbers of nonscientific discussions of dusty lung diseases, such as have appeared in lay papers. A few of these

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