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Prevention of occupational asthma.

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This paper focuses on the prevention of asthma caused by exposure to sensitizing agents in the workplace. Control of exposure (primary prevention) is the most direct method of reducing the number of incident cases. Screening programmes are also necessary as a "safety net", and have value as secondary prevention, because early detection may improve long-term prognosis. It is recommended that regulatory or advisory bodies with responsibility for occupational asthma publish a guidance document o...

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Institution:
University of Oxford
Division:
MSD
Department:
Nuffield Department of Population Health
Sub department:
Population Health
Role:
Author
Journal:
European respiratory journal More from this journal
Volume:
7
Issue:
4
Pages:
768-778
Publication date:
1994-04-01
DOI:
EISSN:
1399-3003
ISSN:
0903-1936
Language:
English
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Pubs id:
pubs:351673
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uuid:f855a63c-e28a-4d12-b60d-6df01c35af3c
Local pid:
pubs:351673
Source identifiers:
351673
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2012-12-19

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