Standards of care for occupational asthma

Fishwick, D.; Barber, C. M.; Bradshaw, L. M.; J. Harris-Roberts; Francis, M.; Naylor, S.; Ayres, J.; Burge, P. S.; Come, J. M.; Cullinan, P.; Frank, T. L.; Hendrick, D.; Hoyle, J.; Jaakkola, M.; Newman-Taylor, A.; Nicholson, P.; Niven, R.; Pickering, A.; Rawbone, H.; Stenton, C.
March 2008
Thorax;Mar2008, Vol. 63 Issue 3, p240
Academic Journal
The article provides information about standards of medical care for occupational asthma recommended by the British Occupational Health Research Foundation (BOHRF) in Great Britain. The recommendations include reported incidence of occupational asthma, the risk of developing the disease, and the likelihood of improvement or resolution of symptoms. Furthermore, the article provides guidance to all healthcare professionals dealing with workers exposed to agents that potentially cause asthma.


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