By David I. Bernstein, Moira Chan-Yeung, Jean-Luc Malo, I. Leonard Bernstein

Addressing each key portion of occupational asthma-including sickness mechanisms, scientific analysis, remedy, and different types of causative agents-this 3rd version offers a professional survey of the main influential advances and learn within the box. delivering new and multiplied chapters on genetics, environmental tracking, pathophysiology, epidermis and pulmonary interactions, and the surveillance and prevention of occupational bronchial asthma, this consultant will stand on my own because the latest resource at the subject.

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Among low-molecular-weight chemical allergens are platinum halide salts (17), platinum salts (18), chromium (19), chromates (20), phthalic anhydride (21), sulfonechloramides (22), platinum salts (23,24), toluene diisocyanate (TDI) (25), chrome, nickel, and aniline (26), and rubber, lacquer, and shellac (27). The reason for the above arbitrary limited selection of references is to show the great increase in reports on OA and its causes, in particular, low-molecular-weight chemicals, from about 1960 onward.

K. I. A. Editors’ Note: In the first and second editions of Asthma in the Workplace, this chapter was coauthored by Drs. Jack Pepys and I. Leonard Bernstein. Dr. Pepys’ contribution was the ‘‘Introduction’’ through the section entitled ‘‘Simulated Occupational Provocation Tests,’’ which the editors decided to retain in toto for this issue. This section includes a review of some of Dr. Pepys’ key contributions to occupational asthma and therefore reinforces the dedication of this book to him. The remaining sections of the chapter, beginning with the section ‘‘Current Status of Occupational Asthma,’’ have been revised by I.

Cotes JE, Steal J. Work-related lung disorders. , 1987:345–372. 8. Burge PS. Occupational asthma. In: Barnes P, Rodger IW, Thomson NC, eds. Asthma: Basic Mechanisms and Clinical Management. London: Academic Press, 1988:465–482. 9. Pepys J. Occupational asthma: review of present clinical and immunologic status. J Allergy Clin Immunol 1980; 66:179–185. 10. Dolovich J, Hargreave FE. The asthma syndrome: inciters, inducers, and host characteristics. Thorax 1981; 36:641–644. 11. Chan-Yeung M. Assessment of asthma in the workplace.

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