Prevention of Work-related Asthma: Study Search

Prevention LevelSecondary
AuthorRoto
Study Year1980
CountryFinland
Molecular Weight of AgentLMW
Agent CategoryMetals
Specific AgentCobalt
Occupation Cobalt workers
Outcome/DiagnosisOccupational asthma
Activity Intervention Transfer to low exposure area
Participation Rate21 of 26 eligible subjects (Participation rate: 81%)
Intervention EffectivenessEighteen of 21 subjects were symptom-free after transfer to low exposure area. Limitation: no comparison group.
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