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Asbestos exposure setting

Identifying and definitional attributes

Metadata item type:Help on this termProperty
METeOR identifier:Help on this term520699
Registration status:Help on this termHealth, Standard 08/05/2014
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The setting in which exposure to asbestos is known to have occurred.

Asbestos exposure may occur in the workplace, for example, in occupations related to mining, plumbing, electrical or construction material.

Exposure may also occur in the home through, for example, exposure to asbestos housing construction material.
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Source and reference attributes

Submitting organisation:Help on this termCancer Australia
Reference documents:Help on this term

Stedman TL 2006. Stedman's Medical Dictionary. 28th edition. Maryland: Lippincott Williams & Wilkins

Fauci AS et al (Editors) 2008. Harrison's Principles of Internal Medicine, 17th edition, New York: McGraw-Hill Medical

Relational attributes

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Person—asbestos exposure setting Health, Standard 08/05/2014

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