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Document ID (ISN)59093
CIS number 92-1976
ISSN - Serial title 0037-5675 - Singapore Medical Journal
Year 1990
Convention or series no.
Author(s) Lee H.S., Wang Y.T., Phoon W.H., Poh S.C.
Title Occupational asthma due to isocyanates in Singapore
Bibliographic information 1990, Vol.31, p.434-438. Illus. 20 ref.
Abstract Nine cases of occupational asthma due to isocyanates are described. The isocyanates involved include: toluene diisocyanate, diphenyl-methane diisocyanate and polyisocyanates. The importance of asking the occupational history in a patient with asthma is illustrated and the importance of early diagnosis and removal from further exposure is discussed.
Descriptors (primary) Singapore; asthma; isocyanates
Descriptors (secondary) diphenylmethane diisocyanate; case study; diagnosis; expanded plastics; paint spraying; tolylene diisocyanate
Document type D - Periodical articles
Country / State or ProvinceSingapore
Subject(s) Occupational pathology
Broad subject area(s) Chemical safety
Browse category(ies) Diseases of the respiratory system (except for pneumoconiosis & similar)
Isocyanates
Cyano compounds