Occupational Asthma

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ISBN: 978-3-7643-8555-2 (Print) 978-3-7643-8556-9 (Online)

Table of contents (18 chapters)

  1. Front Matter

    Pages i-xiii

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    Pages 1-15

    The history of research on asthma in the workplace — Development, victories and perspectives

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    Pages 17-32

    Epidemiology and risk factors of occupational respiratory asthma and occupational sensitization

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    Pages 33-55

    Epidemiology of laboratory animal allergy

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    Pages 57-70

    Population-attributable fraction for occupation and asthma

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    Pages 71-87

    Definition and diagnosis of occupational asthma

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    Pages 89-100

    Work-exacerbated asthma

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    Pages 101-110

    Natural history and prognosis

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    Pages 111-140

    Mechanisms of allergic occupational asthma

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    Pages 141-162

    Mechanisms of occupational asthma caused by low-molecular-weight chemicals

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    Pages 163-183

    Asthma-like diseases in agriculture

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    Pages 185-204

    Allergen and irritant exposure and exposure-response relationships

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    Pages 205-228

    Gene-environment interactions in occupational asthma

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    Pages 229-248

    Asthma in apprentice workers The birth cohort parallel: Using apprentices as a powerful cohort design for studying occupational asthma

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    Pages 249-270

    Management of an individual worker with occupational asthma

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    Pages 271-279

    Social consequences and quality of life in work-related asthma

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    Pages 281-298

    Prevention of work-related asthma seen from the workplace and the public health perspective

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    Pages 299-325

    Prevention and regulatory aspects of exposure to asthmagens in the workplace

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    Pages 327-353

    Design, conduct and analysis of surveys on work-related asthma

  20. Back Matter

    Pages 355-358