Prevention of Work-related Asthma: Study Search Results

Study Details
Prevention LevelSecondary
Study Year1989
Molecular Weight of AgentBoth
OccupationVarious occupations (Includes cohort reported by Hudson, 1985)
Outcome/DiagnosisOccupational asthma
Activity InterventionRemoval from exposure (mean: 2.3 years, 5.8 years)
Participation Rate26 of 32 eligible subjects (Participation rate: 81%)
Intervention EffectivenessAll subjects (n=26) were symptomatic at both follow-ups. There were no changes in medication use, spirometry, or bronchial hyperresponsiveness. Increased bronchial hyperresponsiveness was associated with duration of exposure after onset of symptoms.
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