Prevention of Work-related Asthma: Study Search Results

Study Details
Prevention LevelSecondary
Study Year1987
Molecular Weight of AgentLMW
AgentToluene diisocyanate (TDI), diphenylmethane diisocyanate (MDI), hexamethlyene diisocyanate (HDI), naphthylene diisocyanate (NDI)
OccupationWorkers in general population
Outcome/DiagnosisOccupational asthma
Activity InterventionRemoval from exposure (> 4 years)
Participation Rate50 of 59 eligible subjects: (Participation rate: 89%)
Intervention EffectivenessForty-one of 50 subjects continued to have respiratory symptoms, with approximately half of those (n=22) requiring treatment at least once a week. Pulmonary function was similar at follow-up. Limitation: no comparison group.
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