Business & Economics Books:

Asthma in the Workplace

and Related Conditions



Customer rating

Click to share your rating 0 ratings (0.0/5.0 average) Thanks for your vote!

Share this product

Asthma in the Workplace: and Related Conditions
Sorry, this product is not currently available to order


Addressing every key component of occupational asthma-including disease mechanisms, clinical diagnosis, treatment, and categories of causative agents-this Third Edition supplies an expert survey of the most influential advances and research in the field. Supplying new and expanded chapters on genetics, environmental monitoring, pathophysiology, skin and pulmonary interactions, and the surveillance and prevention of occupational asthma, this guide will stand alone as the most up-to-date source on the topic.

Table of Contents

GENERAL CONSIDERATIONS. Definition and Classification. Historical Aspects. Epidemiological Approaches and Natural History. Genetics. Pathophysiology. Animal Models. ASSESMENT AND MANAGEMENT. Clinical Assessment and Management. Immunological and Inflammatory Assessments. Physiological Assessment. Occupational Challenge Tests. Environmental Monitoring: General Considerations. Environmental Monitoring of Protein Aeroallergens. Environmental Monitoring of Chemical Agents. Medicolegal Aspects, Compensation Aspects, Evaluation of Impairment/Disability. Surveillance and Prevention. SPECIFIC AGENTS CAUSING OCCUPATIONAL ASTHMA. Enzymes. Baking Products. Animals, Insects, and Shellfishes. Latex. Other High-Molecular Weight Protein Agents. Polyisocyanates and Their Prepolymers. Wood Dusts. Metals. Other Chemical Substances. SPECIFIC DISEASE ENTITIES AND VARIANTS. Reactive Airways Dysfunction Syndrome and Other Types of Irritant-Induced Asthma. Asthma Exacerbated at Work. Asthma-Like Syndromes. COPD Due to Occupational Exposure. Hypersensitivity Pneumonitis. Building Related Illnesses. Upper Airways Involvement. Skin Involvement. Conclusion and Research Needs
Release date NZ
February 21st, 2006
Edited by David I. Bernstein Edited by I.Leonard Bernstein Edited by Jean-Luc Malo Edited by Moira Chan-Yeung
Country of Publication
United States
3rd Revised edition
98 black & white illustrations, 96 black & white tables, 43 black & white halftones
Informa Healthcare
Product ID

Customer reviews

Nobody has reviewed this product yet. You could be the first!

Write a Review

Marketplace listings

There are no Marketplace listings available for this product currently.
Already own it? Create a free listing and pay just 9% commission when it sells!

Sell Yours Here

Help & options

  • If you think we've made a mistake or omitted details, please send us your feedback. Send Feedback
  • If you have a question or problem with this product, visit our Help section. Get Help
Filed under...

Buy this and earn 3,339 Banana Points

Banana points will no longer be offered after Monday, 27th May 2019. Check out our blog for details