Prevention of Work-related Asthma: Study Search

Prevention LevelSecondary
Study Year1989
Molecular Weight of AgentLMW
Agent CategoryMetals
Specific AgentChromium
Occupation Cement handlers
Outcome/DiagnosisOccupational asthma
Activity Intervention Removal from exposure (range: 1-2 years)
Participation RateLimitation: no report of participation rate
Intervention EffectivenessSubjects removed from exposure (n=3) were asymptomatic with normal pulmonary function at follow-up. Subjects with continued exposure (n=2) remained symptomatic.
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