Mei Lin Wang

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Affiliation: Centers for Disease Control and Prevention
Country: USA

Publications

  1. doi request reprint Lung-function impairment among US underground coal miners, 2005 to 2009: geographic patterns and association with coal workers' pneumoconiosis
    Mei Lin Wang
    Division of Respiratory Disease Studies, National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Morgantown, WV 26505, USA
    J Occup Environ Med 55:846-50. 2013
  2. doi request reprint Self-reported hand symptoms: a role in monitoring health care workers for latex sensitization?
    Mei Lin Wang
    Division of Respiratory Disease Studies, National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Morgantown, West Virginia, USA
    Ann Allergy Asthma Immunol 109:314-8. 2012
  3. ncbi request reprint Design strategies for longitudinal spirometry studies: study duration and measurement frequency
    M L Wang
    Division of Respiratory Disease Studies, National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health, Morgantown, West Virginia 26505, USA
    Am J Respir Crit Care Med 162:2134-8. 2000
  4. pmc A prospective cohort study among new Chinese coal miners: the early pattern of lung function change
    M L Wang
    National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health, Division of Respiratory Disease Studies, Morgantown, WV 26505, USA
    Occup Environ Med 62:800-5. 2005
  5. ncbi request reprint Symptom onset in the first 2 years of employment at a wood products plant using diisocyanates: some observations relevant to occupational medical screening
    Mei Lin Wang
    Division of Respiratory Disease Studies, National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health NIOSH, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Morgantown, West Virginia 26505, USA
    Am J Ind Med 46:226-33. 2004
  6. doi request reprint Excessive longitudinal FEV1 decline and risks to future health: a case-control study
    Mei Lin Wang
    Division of Respiratory Disease Studies, National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Morgantown, West Virginia 26505, USA
    Am J Ind Med 52:909-15. 2009
  7. doi request reprint Interpreting longitudinal spirometry: weight gain and other factors affecting the recognition of excessive FEV1 decline
    Mei Lin Wang
    Division of Respiratory Disease Studies, National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Morgantown, West Virginia 26505, USA
    Am J Ind Med 52:782-9. 2009
  8. ncbi request reprint Respiratory protection: associated factors and effectiveness of respirator use among underground coal miners
    Hongfei Li
    Department of Community Medicine, School of Medicine, West Virginia University, Morgantown, West Virginia, USA
    Am J Ind Med 42:55-62. 2002
  9. ncbi request reprint Repeated measures of FEV1 over six to twelve months: what change is abnormal?
    Mei Lin Wang
    Division of Respiratory Disease Studies, National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health NIOSH, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Morgantown, West Virginia, USA
    J Occup Environ Med 46:591-5. 2004
  10. ncbi request reprint Flock workers' exposures and respiratory symptoms in five plants
    Feroza Daroowalla
    National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health, Division of Respiratory Disease Studies, Morgantown, West Virginia 26505, USA
    Am J Ind Med 47:144-52. 2005

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Publications15

  1. doi request reprint Lung-function impairment among US underground coal miners, 2005 to 2009: geographic patterns and association with coal workers' pneumoconiosis
    Mei Lin Wang
    Division of Respiratory Disease Studies, National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Morgantown, WV 26505, USA
    J Occup Environ Med 55:846-50. 2013
    ..To investigate contemporary geographic distributions of lung-function impairment and radiographic evidence of coal workers' pneumoconiosis (CWP) and their associations...
  2. doi request reprint Self-reported hand symptoms: a role in monitoring health care workers for latex sensitization?
    Mei Lin Wang
    Division of Respiratory Disease Studies, National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Morgantown, West Virginia, USA
    Ann Allergy Asthma Immunol 109:314-8. 2012
    ..The diagnosis of latex allergy requires a comprehensive medical history and diagnostic tests. The skin prick test is the preferred diagnostic method, although it can be time-consuming...
  3. ncbi request reprint Design strategies for longitudinal spirometry studies: study duration and measurement frequency
    M L Wang
    Division of Respiratory Disease Studies, National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health, Morgantown, West Virginia 26505, USA
    Am J Respir Crit Care Med 162:2134-8. 2000
    ..The tables provide unique guidance for investigators in selecting among various study design options...
  4. pmc A prospective cohort study among new Chinese coal miners: the early pattern of lung function change
    M L Wang
    National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health, Division of Respiratory Disease Studies, Morgantown, WV 26505, USA
    Occup Environ Med 62:800-5. 2005
    ..To investigate the early pattern of longitudinal change in forced expiratory volume in 1 second (FEV1) among new Chinese coal miners, and the relation between coal mine dust exposure and the decline of lung function...
  5. ncbi request reprint Symptom onset in the first 2 years of employment at a wood products plant using diisocyanates: some observations relevant to occupational medical screening
    Mei Lin Wang
    Division of Respiratory Disease Studies, National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health NIOSH, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Morgantown, West Virginia 26505, USA
    Am J Ind Med 46:226-33. 2004
    ..Questionnaires are essential tools for medical screening, but their role in monitoring workers at increased risk of occupational asthma (OA) remains indeterminate...
  6. doi request reprint Excessive longitudinal FEV1 decline and risks to future health: a case-control study
    Mei Lin Wang
    Division of Respiratory Disease Studies, National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Morgantown, West Virginia 26505, USA
    Am J Ind Med 52:909-15. 2009
    ..Accelerated loss of forced expiratory volume in 1 s (FEV(1)) in an individual is considered an indicator of developing lung disease...
  7. doi request reprint Interpreting longitudinal spirometry: weight gain and other factors affecting the recognition of excessive FEV1 decline
    Mei Lin Wang
    Division of Respiratory Disease Studies, National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Morgantown, West Virginia 26505, USA
    Am J Ind Med 52:782-9. 2009
    ..Excessive FEV(1) loss in an individual or a group can reflect hazardous exposures and development of lung disease. However, multiple factors may affect FEV(1) measurements...
  8. ncbi request reprint Respiratory protection: associated factors and effectiveness of respirator use among underground coal miners
    Hongfei Li
    Department of Community Medicine, School of Medicine, West Virginia University, Morgantown, West Virginia, USA
    Am J Ind Med 42:55-62. 2002
    ..We investigated factors associated with the use of respiratory protection and explored the effectiveness of respirators among coal miners...
  9. ncbi request reprint Repeated measures of FEV1 over six to twelve months: what change is abnormal?
    Mei Lin Wang
    Division of Respiratory Disease Studies, National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health NIOSH, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Morgantown, West Virginia, USA
    J Occup Environ Med 46:591-5. 2004
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  10. ncbi request reprint Flock workers' exposures and respiratory symptoms in five plants
    Feroza Daroowalla
    National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health, Division of Respiratory Disease Studies, Morgantown, West Virginia 26505, USA
    Am J Ind Med 47:144-52. 2005
    ..Sentinel cases of lymphocytic bronchiolitis in flock production and coating operations triggered a five-plant study of airborne respirable dust and fiber exposures and health symptoms...
  11. ncbi request reprint Rapid decline in forced expiratory volume in 1 second (FEV1) and the development of bronchitic symptoms among new Chinese coal miners
    Mei Lin Wang
    Division of Respiratory Disease Studies, National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health, Morgantown, West Virginia, USA
    J Occup Environ Med 49:1143-8. 2007
    ..To investigate the relationship between the development of bronchitic symptoms and the early rapid decline of forced expiratory volume in 1 second (FEV1)...
  12. ncbi request reprint Interpreting periodic lung function tests in individuals: the relationship between 1- to 5-year and long-term FEV1 changes
    Mei Lin Wang
    Division of Respiratory Disease Studies, National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Morgantown, WV 26505, USA
    Chest 130:493-9. 2006
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  13. doi request reprint Interpreting screening questionnaires: specific respiratory symptoms and their relationship to objective test results
    Edward L Petsonk
    Section of Pulmonary and Critical Care Medicine, Department of Medicine, West Virginia University School of Medicine, Morgantown, WV, USA
    J Occup Environ Med 52:1225-9. 2010
    ..To better delineate the relationship between responses to screening respiratory symptom questionnaires and various pulmonary function test results...
  14. doi request reprint Rapid decline in lung function in coal miners: evidence of disease in small airways
    Robert C Stansbury
    Section of Pulmonary and Critical Care Medicine, School of Medicine, West Virginia University, Morgantown, WV 26505 9166, USA
    Am J Ind Med 56:1107-12. 2013
    ..Coal mine dust exposure can cause both pneumoconiosis and chronic airflow limitation. The contributions of various pathophysiologic mechanisms to dust-related lung function decrements remain unclear...
  15. ncbi request reprint Rapid declines in FEV1 and subsequent respiratory symptoms, illnesses, and mortality in coal miners in the United States
    L A Beeckman
    Division of Respiratory Disease Studies, National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, Morgantown, West Virginia 26505-2888, USA
    Am J Respir Crit Care Med 163:633-9. 2001
    ..Rapid declines in FEV1 experienced by some coal miners are associated with subsequent increases in respiratory symptoms, illnesses, and mortality from cardiovascular and nonmalignant respiratory diseases...