TITLE

BOHRF guidelines for occupational

AUTHOR(S)
Newman Taylor, A. J.; Cullinan, P.; Burge, P. S.; Nicholson, P.; Boyle, C.
PUB. DATE
May 2005
SOURCE
Thorax;May2005, Vol. 60 Issue 5, p364
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Editorial
ABSTRACT
The article presents information on the British Occupational Health Research Foundation guidelines for occupational asthma. These guidelines are intended to increase awareness and improve the management of occupational asthma by all practitioners who encounter such patients and to stimulate the means to reduce its incidence by those able to effect this. The important issues in occupational asthma concern its aetiology, diagnosis, outcome and prevention. Asthma can be aggravated or induced by an agent inhaled at work. "Occupational asthma" is generally limited to asthma induced by a workplace agent.
ACCESSION #
17105965

 

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