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Consequences of occupational asthma.

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Seventy-nine patients attending hospital for follow-up of occupational asthma were interviewed, on average 6 years after asthma developed. Although 90% thought their symptoms had improved, 10% had required a hospital admission (apart from for investigation), 72% still took medication and most reported symptoms in the last 3 months. One-third were currently unemployed and 40-73% reported limitation in everyday activities, such as housework or shopping. Symptoms on waking were used as an index ...

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Institution:
University of Oxford
Division:
MSD
Department:
Nuffield Department of Population Health
Sub department:
Population Health
Role:
Author
Journal:
Respiratory medicine More from this journal
Volume:
83
Issue:
5
Pages:
437-440
Publication date:
1989-09-01
DOI:
EISSN:
1532-3064
ISSN:
0954-6111
Language:
English
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Pubs id:
pubs:245590
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uuid:ce75c958-3fae-4a3d-9d7f-b3128731a49f
Local pid:
pubs:245590
Source identifiers:
245590
Deposit date:
2012-12-19

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