CONTENTS — volume 23, no 2, 1997

Editorial

Asbestos -- a continuing concern

Review

Surveillance and intervention studies on respiratory cancers in asbestos-exposed workers
Asbestos, asbestosis, pleural plaques and lung cancer

Original article

A meta-analysis of epidemiologic studies of lung cancer in welders
Terpene exposure and respiratory effects among workers in Swedish joinery shops
Sickness absence from back pain, psychosocial work characteristics and employment grade among office workers
Associations between self-rated psychosocial work conditions and musculoskeletal symptoms and signs
Assessing agreement between two job-exposure matrices

Short communication

Asthma in patients with farmer's lung during a five-year follow-up

Commentary

"Significant-itis" -- an obsession with the P-value