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Optimal days working and days off work
I have a office worker that complains from asthma exacerbation during work by the air conditioning. I checked the literature that says peak flow measures must be done 2 week at work and 2 weeks off work but Oasys tutorial does not define the optimal ratio of days working and days off at peak flo ...
Occupational Asthma, Health Professional, 3/11/2019, 3/11/2019,

Comments for the paper: "Performance of specific immunoglobulin E tests for diagnosing occupational asthma: a systematic review and meta-analysis.", 2019, Occup Environ Med
This meta-analysis seems to omit rodent allergens, which do not get a mention despite many studies, perhaps there are few with specific challenges, but this is not mentioned in the text. There is no discussion of genetically modified allergens, particularly enzymes, or the effects of isocyanate ...
Published Paper Comments, , 3/7/2019, 3/7/2019,

Comments for the paper: "Performance of specific immunoglobulin E tests for diagnosing occupational asthma: a systematic review and meta-analysis.", 2019, Occup Environ Med
This meta-analysis seems to omit rodent allergens, which do not get a mention despite many studies, perhaps there are few with specific challenges, but this is not mentioned in the text. There is no discussion of genetically modified allergens, particularly enzymes, or the effects of isocyanate ...
Published Paper Comments, , 3/7/2019, 3/7/2019,

Comments for the paper: "Performance of specific immunoglobulin E tests for diagnosing occupational asthma: a systematic review and meta-analysis.", 2019, Occup Environ Med
This meta-analysis seems to omit rodent allergens, which do not get a mention despite many studies, perhaps there are few with specific challenges, but this is not mentioned in the text. There is no discussion of genetically modified allergens, particularly enzymes, or the effects of isocyanate ...
Published Paper Comments, , 3/7/2019, 3/7/2019,

Comments for the paper: "Occupational asthma associated with bleached chlorine-free cellulose dust in a sanitary pad production plant.", 2018, Am J Industr Med
This is a detailed report of occupational asthma confirmed by SIC and Oasys PEF analysis with exposure to ozone bleached cellulose at low concentrations. A search for protein contaminants and specific IgE were all negative. Cellulose is a polysaccharide derived from wood, mostly pine species. Th ...
Published Paper Comments, , 2/14/2019, 2/14/2019,

Comments for the page titled: "Bird Fancier's Lung"
Comments for the page titled: "Bird Fancier's Lung"
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Comments for the paper: "Changes in occupational asthma during four decades in Slovakia, Central Europe", 2018, Ann Agric Environ Med
The study included the patients with OA who were in the database of the Department of Occupational Medicine and Clinical Toxicology at the Louis Pasteur University Hospital in Košice, Slovakia. The database comprises patients who had been diagnosed with OA and reported by this department during ...
Published Paper Comments, , 1/17/2019, 1/17/2019,

Comments for the paper: "Reduced Lung Function among Workers in Primary Coffee Processing Factories in Ethiopia: A Cross Sectional Study.", 2018, Int J Environ Res Public Health
The arithmetic mean (range) of the personal total dust exposure was 17.36 mg/m3 (1.12–81.61 mg/m3) and 0.33 mg/m3 (0.11–1.16 mg/m3) for the coffee workers and controls, respectively. The personal total dust exposure levels among the coffee workers were significantly higher than among the control ...
Published Paper Comments, , 12/28/2018, 1/3/2019,

Comments for the paper: "Occupational cannabis exposure and allergy risks", 2019, Occup Environ Med
From the paper The majority (89%, 72/81) of participants report entering cannabis plantations five times a year or more; 43% (35/81) even report monthly exposure to cannabis. Many (53%, 43/81) are actively involved in the dismantling of plantations with manual removal of the cannabis plants; t ...
Published Paper Comments, , 12/28/2018, 1/1/2019,

What is the shortest latency for isocyanates
A patient developed severe allergic asthma within days of exposure to low levels of isocyanates in a foam factory. Re-exposure at the factory caused recurrence within days. He had a marked eosinophillic reaction which recovered He has been left with asthma The exposure did not suggest a RAD ...
Occupational Asthma, Specialist, 11/15/2018, 11/18/2018,

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