Occupational asthma; the limited role of air-fed respiratory protective equipment


Ilgaz A., Moore V. C. , Robertson A. S. , Walters G. I. , Burge P. S.

OCCUPATIONAL MEDICINE-OXFORD, vol.69, no.5, pp.329-335, 2019 (SCI-Expanded) identifier identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 69 Issue: 5
  • Publication Date: 2019
  • Doi Number: 10.1093/occmed/kqz074
  • Journal Name: OCCUPATIONAL MEDICINE-OXFORD
  • Journal Indexes: Science Citation Index Expanded (SCI-EXPANDED), Scopus
  • Page Numbers: pp.329-335
  • Keywords: RPE, pulmonary function, occupational allergy, occupational lung diseases, metal-working fluid, PEAK EXPIRATORY FLOW, MANAGEMENT, WORKERS, PREVENTION, DIAGNOSIS, SENSITIZATION
  • Middle East Technical University Affiliated: No

Abstract

Background Evidence-based reviews have found that evidence for the efficacy of respiratory protective equipment (RPE) in the management of occupational asthma (OA) is lacking.