Occupational Asthma, An Issue of Immunology and Allergy Clinics
Author By David I. Bernstein, Children's Hospital Medical Center, Cincinnati, Ohio, U.S.A.
Format Hardcover ISBN 9781455711048 Copyright Year 2011 Length 240 Pages
This issue of Immunology and Allergy Clinics of North America brings the clinician up to date on essential topics in occupational asthma. Articles cover definition; classification; epidemiology; old and new causes; pathogenesis and disease mechanisms; clinical assessment including differential diagnosis; and management of work-related asthma and related conditions. Other subject matter includes occupational rhinitis; irritant-induced asthma and reactive airways dysfunction; hypersensitivity pneumonitis and related conditions; and evaluation of impairment and disability.