2004 ATS Official Statement on Asbestos Disease
Asbestos Diagnosis: ATS Official Statement 2004 -- a Flawed & Biased Statement --
Detailed critique of the American Thoracic Society's Official Statement on
Diagnosis of Nonmalignant Asbestos Disease. The Statement was published
September 15,2004 in the Journal of Respiratory and Critical Care Medicine (AJRCCM).
Asbestos Diagnosis: ATS Official Statement 2004 -- Omitted References --
An annotated list of key references that were omitted by the 2004 ATS Asbestos Statement
ATS Bias: Origins of Anti-Science in the 2004 Official Statement on Asbestos Diagnosis --
This web site shows specific biases of some key people behind the 2004 ATS Asbestos Statement
The 2004 Asbestos Statement is being used (or abused) to support plaintiff claims --
An actual deposition (mine!) is quoted as example.
The above 4 HTML documents deal with problems in the American Thoracic Society's
Official Statement on Asbestos Disease Diagnosis, published September 2004.
Much of the information in the first three of these web sites can also be
found in a single 35-page paper in pdf format,
The 2004 ATS Statement on Asbestos Disease Diagnosis: Scientific and Ethical Problems
An Open Letter to ATS/AJRCCM 2004 -- This web site contains a letter sent 12/27/04
regarding the 2004 ATS Asbestos Statement
An Open Letter to Dr. Wagner, 2005 ATS President -- This web site contains a letter sent 9/15/05, on
the first anniversary of the 2004 ATS Asbestos Statement