Occupational asthma

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Key articles

Vandenplas O, Wiszniewska M, Raulf M, et al. EAACI position paper: irritant-induced asthma. Allergy. 2014;69:1141-1153.Full text  Abstract

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

Beach J, Russell K, Blitz S, et al. A systematic review of the diagnosis of occupational asthma. Chest. 2007;131:569-578. Abstract

Vandenplas O, Suojalehto H, Aasen TB, et al. Specific inhalation challenge in the diagnosis of occupational asthma: consensus statement. Eur Respir J. 2014;43:1573-1587.Full text  Abstract

Beach J, Rowe BH, Blitz S, et al. Diagnosis and management of work-related asthma. Evid Rep Technol Assess (Summ). 2005;129:1-8.Full text  Abstract

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

Baur X, Sigsgaard T, Aasen TB, et al; ERS Task Force on the Management of Work-related Asthma. Guidelines for the management of work-related asthma. Eur Respir J. 2012;39:529-545.Full text  Abstract

Reference articles

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