Work-exacerbated asthma

@article{Henneberger2007WorkexacerbatedA,
  title={Work-exacerbated asthma},
  author={Paul K. Henneberger},
  journal={Current Opinion in Allergy and Clinical Immunology},
  year={2007},
  volume={7},
  pages={146–151}
}
  • P. Henneberger
  • Published 1 April 2007
  • Medicine
  • Current Opinion in Allergy and Clinical Immunology
Purpose of review To summarize recent findings on work-exacerbated asthma, based on medical literature published during 2005 and the first 10 months of 2006. Recent findings Although prevalence estimates varied considerably among six recent epidemiologic studies, collectively they contribute to the conclusion that work-exacerbated asthma is common. Median work-exacerbated asthma prevalence estimates were 18% of adults with asthma, 25% of working adults with asthma and 45% of all work-related… 
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