Prevention of Work-related Asthma: Study Search

Prevention LevelSecondary
AuthorSoyseth
Study Year1995
CountryNorway
Molecular Weight of AgentLMW
Agent CategoryMetals
Specific AgentAluminum
Occupation Aluminum potroom workers (Includes cohort reported by Soyseth, 1992)
Outcome/DiagnosisWork-related asthmatic symptoms
Activity Intervention Transfer to low-exposure area (2 years)
Participation RateLimitation: no report of participation rate
Intervention EffectivenessHaving compared subjects who were relocated (n=12) due to work-related asthma symptoms to subjects who continued to work in potrooms (n=26), 49% of improvement in bronchial reactivity can be explained by relocation from exposure.
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