Is exposure to disinfectants, cleaning products at work associated with COPD among female nurses?


What The Study Did:

This observational study investigated an association between exposure to disinfectants and cleaning products at work and risk of new cases of chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) among a large group of female nurses.


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Orianne Dumas, Ph.D., of INSERM U1168, VIMA: Aging and Chronic Diseases, Epidemiological and Public Health Approaches in Villejuif, France, is the corresponding author.

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