Sigsgaard, Torben

Occupational Asthma

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Table of contents

1. The history of research on asthma in the workplace — Development, victories and perspectives
Jean-Luc Malo, Anthony Newman-Taylor

2. Epidemiology and risk factors of occupational respiratory asthma and occupational sensitization
Dick Heederik, Torben Sigsgaard

3. Epidemiology of laboratory animal allergy
Hayley L. Jeal, Meinir G. Jones, Paul Cullinan

4. Population-attributable fraction for occupation and asthma
Kjell Torén, Paul D. Blanc

5. Definition and diagnosis of occupational asthma
André Cartier

6. Work-exacerbated asthma
Paul K. Henneberger, Carrie A. Redlich

7. Natural history and prognosis
Dennis Nowak

8. Mechanisms of allergic occupational asthma
Xaver Baur

9. Mechanisms of occupational asthma caused by low-molecular-weight chemicals
Vanessa Vooght, Valérie Hox, Benoit Nemery, Jeroen A. J. Vanoirbeek

10. Asthma-like diseases in agriculture
Torben Sigsgaard, Øyvind Omland, Peter S. Thorne

11. Allergen and irritant exposure and exposure-response relationships
Dick Heederik, Gert Doekes

12. Gene-environment interactions in occupational asthma
Francine Kauffmann, Francesc Castro-Giner, Lidwien A. M. Smit, Rachel Nadif, Manolis Kogevinas

13. Asthma in apprentice workers The birth cohort parallel: Using apprentices as a powerful cohort design for studying occupational asthma
Denyse Gautrin, Jean-Luc Malo

14. Management of an individual worker with occupational asthma
Sherwood Burge

15. Social consequences and quality of life in work-related asthma
Olivier Vandenplas, Vinciane D’Alpaos

16. Prevention of work-related asthma seen from the workplace and the public health perspective
Vivi Schlünssen, Evert Meijer, Paul K. Henneberger

17. Prevention and regulatory aspects of exposure to asthmagens in the workplace
Henrik Nordman

18. Design, conduct and analysis of surveys on work-related asthma
Kathleen Kreiss, Dick Heederik

Keywords: Medicine & Public Health, Occupational Medicine/Industrial Medicine, Pneumology/Respiratory System, Immunology, Pharmacology/Toxicology, Allergology

Publication year
Progress in Inflammation Research
Page amount
371 pages
Medicine, Health Care, Mode

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