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Pneumoconiosis of workers in brown coal mines is an occupational disease, a global public health problem and a serious disease of the lung parenchyma. If it is not prevented, it leads to irreversible changes in the lungs with complications. The disorder occurs after prolonged exposure to coal dust containing high concentration of free crystalline s...

By Biljana Čančar, Đorđe Jevtić

Introduction. Inhalation of coal dust during blasting in brown coal mines has been shown to lead to a lung disease called pneumoconiosis. There is very little data in the literature on the direct impact of coal on the quality of life of people who work in coal mines as well as the body's immune response to the effects of coal dust. The aim was to e...

By Biljana Mijović, Bojan Joksimović, Zlatko Maksimović, Slobodan Stanić, Milena Božinović, Radmila Balaban Đurević, Biljana Čančar