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Document ID (ISN)103813
CIS number 05-70
ISSN - Serial title 0465-546X - Medicina y seguridad del trabajo
Year 2004
Convention or series no.
Author(s) Lampreave Márquez J.L., Alday Fugueroa E., Buendía García M.J., Gómez Martínez M.
Title Occupational asthma
Original title Asma profesional [in Spanish]
Bibliographic information Mar. 2004, Vol.L, No.194, p.57-64. 23 ref.
Abstract This article presents the current state of knowledge with respect to occupational asthma. Contents: description of the pathology; various types of asthma (allergic, irritative or toxic); diagnosis; medical treatment and confirmation of the occupational nature of the disease; evaluation of the severity of the asthma; evaluation of the degree of work incapacitation.
Descriptors (primary) occupational diseases; degree of disability; diagnosis; asthma
Descriptors (secondary) allergens; obstructive ventilatory impairment; immunoglobulins; irritation; toxic asthma; severity rates; allergy tests; inhalation tests; respiratory function tests; spirometry; allergic asthma
Document type D - Periodical articles
Country / State or ProvinceSpain
Subject(s) Occupational pathology
Broad subject area(s) Occupational medicine, epidemiology
Browse category(ies) Workers' compensation
Diseases of the respiratory system (except for pneumoconiosis & similar)