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Alveolar proteinosis associated with aluminium dust inhalation

R. Chew, S. Nigam and P. Sivakumaran.

in Occupational Medicine

August 2016; p ublished online April 2016 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Respiratory Medicine and Pulmonology; Occupational Medicine. 1450 words.

Abstract Secondary alveolar proteinosis is a rare lung disease which may be triggered by a variety of inhaled particles. The diagnosis is made by detection of anti-granulocyte-macrophage...

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Asthma in furniture and wood processing workers: a systematic review

R. E. Wiggans, G. Evans, D. Fishwick and C. M. Barber.

in Occupational Medicine

April 2016; p ublished online October 2015 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Respiratory Medicine and Pulmonology; Occupational Medicine. 6044 words.

Background

Wood dust is a common cause of occupational asthma. There is potential for high exposure to wood dust during furniture and wood manufacturing...

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Bronchial hyperresponsiveness

J. Borak and R. Y. Lefkowitz.

in Occupational Medicine

March 2016; p ublished online November 2015 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Respiratory Medicine and Pulmonology; Occupational Medicine. 8201 words.

Background

Bronchial hyperresponsiveness (BHR) is often regarded as a ‘hallmark’ of asthma and bronchoprovocation testing is frequently performed to support...

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Cause-specific mortality in Finnish ferrochromium and stainless steel production workers

M. Huvinen and E. Pukkala.

in Occupational Medicine

April 2016; p ublished online December 2015 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Occupational Medicine; Medical Oncology; Respiratory Medicine and Pulmonology. 3457 words.

Background

Although stainless steel has been produced for more than a hundred years, exposure-related mortality data for production workers are limited.

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Chemical determinants of occupational hypersensitivity pneumonitis

M. J. Seed, S. J. Enoch and R. M. Agius.

in Occupational Medicine

November 2015; p ublished online September 2015 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Occupational Medicine; Respiratory Medicine and Pulmonology. 4394 words.

Background

Workplace inhalational exposures to low molecular weight (LMW) chemicals cause hypersensitivity pneumonitis (HP) as well as the more common...

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Cough-variant asthma: a diagnostic dilemma in the occupational setting

A. Lipińska-Ojrzanowska, M. Wiszniewska and J. Walusiak-Skorupa.

in Occupational Medicine

March 2015; p ublished online December 2014 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Respiratory Medicine and Pulmonology; Occupational Medicine. 1411 words.

Background

Cough-variant asthma (Corrao’s syndrome) is defined as the presence of chronic non-productive cough in patients with bronchial hyperresponsiveness...

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Development of an occupational airborne chemical exposure matrix

S. S. Sadhra, O. P. Kurmi, H. Chambers, K. B. H. Lam and D. Fishwick.

in Occupational Medicine

July 2016; p ublished online April 2016 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Respiratory Medicine and Pulmonology; Occupational Medicine. 4760 words.

Background

Population-based studies of the occupational contribution to chronic obstructive pulmonary disease generally rely on self-reported exposures to...

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Fitness for Work

Edited by Keith T Palmer, Ian Brown and John Hobson.

January 2013; p ublished online April 2013 .

Book. Subjects: Occupational Medicine; Public Health and Epidemiology; Occupational Therapy; Neurology; Psychiatry; Ophthalmology; Otolaryngology (ENT); Rheumatology; Gastroenterology; Endocrinology and Diabetes; Haematology; Cardiovascular Medicine; Respiratory Medicine and Pulmonology; Nephrology; Critical Care; Rehabilitation Medicine; Dermatology; Infectious Diseases; Old Age Psychiatry; Clinical Oncology. 736 pages.

The fifth edition of this established resource provides comprehensive and practical guidance on the effects of medical conditions on employment and working capability. Every significant...

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Health care workers’ influenza vaccination: motivations and mandatory mask policy

V. Dorribo, C. Lazor-Blanchet, O. Hugli and G. Zanetti.

in Occupational Medicine

December 2015; p ublished online August 2015 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Respiratory Medicine and Pulmonology; Occupational Medicine. 3974 words.

Background

Vaccination of health care workers (HCW) against seasonal influenza (SI) is recommended but vaccination rate rarely reach >30%. Vaccination...

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Health surveillance for occupational asthma in the UK

D. Fishwick, D. Sen, P. Barker, A. Codling, D. Fox and S. Naylor.

in Occupational Medicine

July 2016; p ublished online April 2016 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Respiratory Medicine and Pulmonology; Occupational Medicine. 3558 words.

Background

Periodic health surveillance (HS) of workers can identify early cases of occupational asthma. Information about its uptake and its content in the...

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