Disaster and Respiratory Diseases

Disaster and Respiratory Diseases 1st Edition-1

Editor Keisaku Fujimoto


Disasters, such as earthquakes, tsunamis, volcanic eruptions, floods, typhoons, tornadoes, sediment disasters and accidents, not only cause injury and death but also induce respiratory diseases, such as respiratory infections, and aggravate chronic lung diseases, such as chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) and asthma, following the deterioration of the environment. This e-book is part of a series describing respiratory diseases and issues related to disasters as well as measurements during or after a disaster based on experiences in Japan.

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