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Characteristics of work related asthma: results from a population based survey
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    Underreporting and late reporting of work related asthma
    • Hakon L Leira, specialist in occupational medicine
    • Other Contributors:
      • Unni Bratt, Jon A Berg and Siri Slåstad

    Dear Editor,

    In their study from Massachusetts, USA, on characteristics of work related asthma, Breton CV et al. found that individuals with work related current asthma were 4.8 times as likely to visit the emergency room at least once, and 2.5 times as likely to visit the doctor at least once for worsening asthma compared to individuals with non-work related asthma (1). Work related status of asthma was determi...

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