Occupational Asthma Reference

Burge PS, Use of serial measurements of peak flow in the diagnosis of occupational asthma. [Review], Occupational Medicine: state of the art reviews, 1993;8:279-294,

Keywords: peak flow, asthma, oa, review

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Sherwood Burge, Oasys Sherwood Burge

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Abstract

Occupational asthma is best verified by physiological measures, including (1) measurement of lung function on a single occasion with bronchodilator response, (2) measurement of lung function before and after a workshift, and (3) repeated measurement of PEF over long periods of time, including readings at and away from work. The author describes a qualitative method for distinguishing patterns of PEF change at and away from work which has been effective in the diagnosis of work-related asthma.

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