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Research and technology development assessing the immediate and direct effect of wildfire smoke on the lungs of firefighters in the field using a new hand held, quick touch ultrasound that can give immediate point of care assessment of potential lung injury. This topic is receiving a lot a attention appropriately, as wildfire smoke has become the number one cause of air pollution the last couple years in the western United States.

Presented as part of the Missoula Fire Sciences Laboratory 2022-2023 Seminar Series.

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Oct 27, 2022
Kenton Gregory

Cataloging Information

Human Factors of Firefighter Safety
Wildland Firefighter Health

NRFSN number: 24949
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