David Miedinger (Lucern, Basel and Montreal)

Oasys is working with the Swiss clinician David Miedinger and two of his research students, Chria and Bao. 

David's background is internal and respiratory medicine and he worked in Montréal with the internationally-recognised asthma experts Jean-Luc Malo and Catherine Lemière before moving back to Switzerland.

David is currently developing an electronic peak flow diary that is running on mobile phones and can be used for asthma, and especially occupational asthma, diagnosis. The current idea is to allow the free use of the software for investigation of asthma and research purposes.”

Electronic PEF recording is already available. The new mobile applications, however, are revolutionary in their interactivity, allowing manual and electronic entering of PEF data whilst on the go. Not only that, but the project plans to be further enhanced by adding alarm functions and some additional functionality for exposure recording.

The mobile phone application can automatically download readings from the AM+1 meter and can upload in to Oasys.

David is involved with the following papers on occupational asthma.

Abstract Available for Trends in incidence of occupational asthma, contact dermatitis, noise-induced hearing loss, carpal tunnel syndrome and upper limb musculoskeletal disorders in European countries from 2000 to 2012 Stocks SJ, McNamee R, der van Molen HF, Paris C, Urban P, Campo G, Sauni R, Jarreta BM, Valenty M, Godderis L, Miedinger D, Jacquetin P, Gravseth HM, Bonneterre V, Telle-Lamberton M, Bensefa-Colas L, Faye S, Mylle G, Wannag A, Samant Y, Pal T, Scholz-Odermatt S, Papale A, Schouteden M, Colosio C, Mattioli S, Agius R, Trends in incidence of occupational asthma, contact dermatitis, noise-induced hearing loss, carpal tunnel syndrome and upper limb musculoskeletal disorders in European countries from 2000 to 2012, Occup Environ Med, 2015;:,10.1136/oemed-2014-102534
Raymond Agius, Centre for Occupational and Environmental Health, Manchester University, an author of 'Trends in incidence of occupational asthma, contact dermatitis, noise-induced hearing loss, carpal tunnel syndrome and upper limb musculoskeletal disorders in European countries from 2000 to 2012' Roseanne McNamee, Manchester University COEH, an author of 'Trends in incidence of occupational asthma, contact dermatitis, noise-induced hearing loss, carpal tunnel syndrome and upper limb musculoskeletal disorders in European countries from 2000 to 2012' David Miedinger, Lucern, Basel and Montreal, an author of 'Trends in incidence of occupational asthma, contact dermatitis, noise-induced hearing loss, carpal tunnel syndrome and upper limb musculoskeletal disorders in European countries from 2000 to 2012' Vincent Bonneterre, Occupational diseases centre / Grenoble Joseph Fourier University / RNV3P, an author of 'Trends in incidence of occupational asthma, contact dermatitis, noise-induced hearing loss, carpal tunnel syndrome and upper limb musculoskeletal disorders in European countries from 2000 to 2012'

Full Text Available for Diisocyanate-induced asthma in Switzerland: long-term course and patients' self-assessment after a 12-year follow-up Rüegger M, Droste D, Hofmann M, Jost M, Miedinger D, Diisocyanate-induced asthma in Switzerland: long-term course and patients' self-assessment after a 12-year follow-up, Journal of Occupational Medicine and Toxicology, 2014;9:21,10.1186/1745-6673-9-21
Martin Ruegger, Luzern, an author of 'Diisocyanate-induced asthma in Switzerland: long-term course and patients' self-assessment after a 12-year follow-up' David Miedinger, Lucern, Basel and Montreal, an author of 'Diisocyanate-induced asthma in Switzerland: long-term course and patients' self-assessment after a 12-year follow-up'

Abstract Available for Occupational Exposure to Dusts, Gases, and Fumes and Incidence of Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease in the Swiss Cohort Study on Air Pollution and Lung and Heart Diseases in Adults Mehta AJ, Miedinger D, Keidel D, Bettschart R, Bircher A, Bridevaux P, Curjuric I, Kromhout H, Rochat T, Rothe T, Russi EW, Schikowski T, Schindler C, Schwartz J, Turk A, Vermeulen R, Probst-Hensch N, Künzli N and the SAPALDIA Team1, Occupational Exposure to Dusts, Gases, and Fumes and Incidence of Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease in the Swiss Cohort Study on Air Pollution and Lung and Heart Diseases in Adults , Am J Respir Crit Care Med, 2012;185:1292-1300,
N Kunzli, Barcelona, an author of 'Occupational Exposure to Dusts, Gases, and Fumes and Incidence of Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease in the Swiss Cohort Study on Air Pollution and Lung and Heart Diseases in Adults' David Miedinger, Lucern, Basel and Montreal, an author of 'Occupational Exposure to Dusts, Gases, and Fumes and Incidence of Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease in the Swiss Cohort Study on Air Pollution and Lung and Heart Diseases in Adults' T Rochat, Geneva, an author of 'Occupational Exposure to Dusts, Gases, and Fumes and Incidence of Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease in the Swiss Cohort Study on Air Pollution and Lung and Heart Diseases in Adults'

Abstract Available for Upper airway symptoms among workers with work-related respiratory complaints Miedinger D, Gautrin D, Castano R, Upper airway symptoms among workers with work-related respiratory complaints, Occup Med, 2012;62:427-434,
Denise Gautrin, Hôpital de Sacré Coeur, Montreal, Quebec, Canada, an author of 'Upper airway symptoms among workers with work-related respiratory complaints' David Miedinger, Lucern, Basel and Montreal, an author of 'Upper airway symptoms among workers with work-related respiratory complaints'

Full Text Available for Comparison of methacholine and mannitol bronchial provocation tests in workers with occupational asthma Lemiere C, Miedinger D, Jacob V, Chaboillez S, Tremblay C, Brannan JD, Comparison of methacholine and mannitol bronchial provocation tests in workers with occupational asthma, J Allergy Clin Immunol, 2012;129:555-556,
Catherine Lemière, Hôpital de Sacré Coeur, Montreal, Quebec, Canada, an author of 'Comparison of methacholine and mannitol bronchial provocation tests in workers with occupational asthma' David Miedinger, Lucern, Basel and Montreal, an author of 'Comparison of methacholine and mannitol bronchial provocation tests in workers with occupational asthma'

Abstract Available for Quality-of-Life, Psychological, and Cost Outcomes 2 Years After
Diagnosis of Occupational Asthma Miedinger D, Lavoie KL, L'Archevˆeque J, Ghezzo H, Zunzunuegui MV, Malo J-L, Quality-of-Life, Psychological, and Cost Outcomes 2 Years After Diagnosis of Occupational Asthma, J Occup Environ Med, 2011;53:231-238,
Jean-Luc Malo, Hôpital de Sacré Coeur, Montreal, Quebec, Canada, an author of 'Quality-of-Life, Psychological, and Cost Outcomes 2 Years After
Diagnosis of Occupational Asthma' Kim Lavoie, Hôpital de Sacré Coeur, Montreal, Quebec, Canada, an author of 'Quality-of-Life, Psychological, and Cost Outcomes 2 Years After
Diagnosis of Occupational Asthma' David Miedinger, Lucern, Basel and Montreal, an author of 'Quality-of-Life, Psychological, and Cost Outcomes 2 Years After
Diagnosis of Occupational Asthma' Heberto Ghezzo, Montreal, an author of 'Quality-of-Life, Psychological, and Cost Outcomes 2 Years After
Diagnosis of Occupational Asthma'

Full Text Available for Identification of clinically significant psychological distress and psychiatric morbidity by examining quality of life in subjects with occupational asthma Miedinger D, Lavoie KL, L'Archeveque J, Ghezzo H, Malo J, Identification of clinically significant psychological distress and psychiatric morbidity by examining quality of life in subjects with occupational asthma, Health and Quality of Life Outcomes, 2011;9:76-86,
Jean-Luc Malo, Hôpital de Sacré Coeur, Montreal, Quebec, Canada, an author of 'Identification of clinically significant psychological distress and psychiatric morbidity by examining quality of life in subjects with occupational asthma' Kim Lavoie, Hôpital de Sacré Coeur, Montreal, Quebec, Canada, an author of 'Identification of clinically significant psychological distress and psychiatric morbidity by examining quality of life in subjects with occupational asthma' David Miedinger, Lucern, Basel and Montreal, an author of 'Identification of clinically significant psychological distress and psychiatric morbidity by examining quality of life in subjects with occupational asthma' Heberto Ghezzo, Montreal, an author of 'Identification of clinically significant psychological distress and psychiatric morbidity by examining quality of life in subjects with occupational asthma'

Abstract Available for Factors influencing duration of exposure with symptoms and costs of occupational asthma Miedinger D, Malo J-L, Ghezzo H, LArchevêque J, Zunzunegui M-V, Factors influencing duration of exposure with symptoms and costs of occupational asthma, Eur Respir J, 2010;36:728-734,
Jean-Luc Malo, Hôpital de Sacré Coeur, Montreal, Quebec, Canada, an author of 'Factors influencing duration of exposure with symptoms and costs of occupational asthma' David Miedinger, Lucern, Basel and Montreal, an author of 'Factors influencing duration of exposure with symptoms and costs of occupational asthma'

Abstract Available for Malt can cause both occupational asthma and allergic alveolitis Miedinger D, Malo J-L, Cartier A, Labrecque M, Malt can cause both occupational asthma and allergic alveolitis, Allergy, 2009;64:1228-1229,
André Cartier, Hôpital de Sacré Coeur, Montreal, Quebec, Canada, an author of 'Malt can cause both occupational asthma and allergic alveolitis' Jean-Luc Malo, Hôpital de Sacré Coeur, Montreal, Quebec, Canada, an author of 'Malt can cause both occupational asthma and allergic alveolitis' Manon Labrecque, Hôpital de Sacre Coeur, Montreal, Quebec, Canada, an author of 'Malt can cause both occupational asthma and allergic alveolitis' David Miedinger, Lucern, Basel and Montreal, an author of 'Malt can cause both occupational asthma and allergic alveolitis'

Abstract Available for Respiratory symptoms, atopy and bronchial hyperreactivity in professional firefighters Miedinger D, Chhajed PN, Stolz D, Gysin C, Wanzenried A-B, Schindler C, Surber C, Bucher HC, Tamm M, Leuppi JD, Respiratory symptoms, atopy and bronchial hyperreactivity in professional firefighters, Eur Respir J, 2007;30:538-544,
J Leuppi, Basel, an author of 'Respiratory symptoms, atopy and bronchial hyperreactivity in professional firefighters' David Miedinger, Lucern, Basel and Montreal, an author of 'Respiratory symptoms, atopy and bronchial hyperreactivity in professional firefighters'

David Miedinger (2009)



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