The SHIELD scheme in the West Midlands Region, United Kingdom. Midland Thoracic Society Research Group.

@article{Gannon1993TheSS,
  title={The SHIELD scheme in the West Midlands Region, United Kingdom. Midland Thoracic Society Research Group.},
  author={Paul F G Gannon and Peter Burge},
  journal={British journal of industrial medicine},
  year={1993},
  volume={50 9},
  pages={791-6}
}
OBJECTIVE To study the general and specific incidence of occupational asthma within a defined geographic area; to audit the diagnosis of occupational asthma; to determine proposed mechanisms of asthma; and to determine the employment state of workers at diagnosis. DESIGN A surveillance scheme of physicians likely to see cases of occupational asthma. SETTING The West Midlands Region of the United Kingdom. SUBJECTS Workers with occupational asthma diagnosed within the boundaries of the West… CONTINUE READING
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