Occupational asthma


Key articles

Tarlo SM, Balmes J, Balkissoon R, et al. Diagnosis and management of work-related asthma: American College Of Chest Physicians Consensus Statement. Chest. 2008 Sep;134(3 suppl):1S-41S. Abstract

American College of Radiology. ACR Appropriateness Criteria: occupational lung diseases. 2019 [internet publication].Full text

British Thoracic Society. BTS clinical statement: occupational asthma. Mar 2022 [internet publication].Full text

Global Initiative for Asthma (GINA). Global strategy for asthma management and prevention. 2022 [internet publication].Full text

Baur X, Sigsgaard T, Aasen TB, et al. Guidelines for the management of work-related asthma. Eur Respir J. 2012 Mar;39(3):529-45.Full text  Abstract

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