David S Elder

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AIMS In Australia, the SABRE programme, a notification scheme, has been established to collect incidence data on occupational lung disease. This paper reports the first 3.5 years of this scheme and the results of an occupational asthma validation study. METHODS A notification form is mailed regularly to thoracic physicians and occupational physicians in(More)
METHODS Eight primary prevention intervention studies on natural rubber latex (NRL) published since 1990 were identified and reviewed. This is the largest evidence base of primary prevention studies for any occupational asthmagen. RESULTS Review of this small and largely observational evidence base supports the following evidence statement: Substitution(More)
BACKGROUND The Surveillance of Australian workplace Based Respiratory Events (SABRE) New South Wales (NSW) scheme is a voluntary notification scheme established to determine the incidence of occupational lung diseases in NSW Australia. AIMS Data presented in this paper summarize the last 7 years of reporting to SABRE (June 2001 to December 2008). (More)
Oxalate is a normal constituent of human urine. Since oxalate is found in many foods it has frequently been assumed that urinary oxalate is largely, if not entirely, of dietary origin. However, animal studies have shown that oxalate may arise endogenously, and glycine, glyoxylic acid, glycolic acid (3-5) and ascorbic acid (6, 7) have been shown to be(More)
Aerosol Time-of-Flight Mass Spectrometry (AToFMS) was used to examine co-association between two inhaled drugs, fluticasone propionate (FP) and salmeterol xinofoate (SX), in fine aerosolised particles emitted from Seretide(R)/Advair(R) inhaled combination products. Principal Component Analysis (PCA) was used to identify fragmentation patterns indicative of(More)
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