Prevention of occupational asthma--practical implications for occupational physicians.


BACKGROUND Occupational factors have been estimated to contribute to approximately 10% of adult-onset asthma and occupational asthma (OA) is one of the most common occupational lung diseases in industrialized areas. Persistent asthma frequently occurs with significant socio-economic impacts. METHODS A literature search was performed using PubMed. The key… (More)


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