Work-related Asthma


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A) Internet Web Pages and resources from other States with programs to reduce death and disease caused by work-related asthma and other work-related diseases:

B) Resources from other organizations:


A) Peer-reviewed publications co-authored by staff of the Occupational Health Surveillance Unit:

Mazurek JM, Filios M, Willis R, Rosenman KD, Reilly MJ, McGreevy K, Schill DP, Valiante D, Pechter E, Davis L, Flattery J, Harrison R. Work-Related Asthma in the Educational Services Industry: California, Massachusetts, Michigan, and New Jersey, 1993–2000. Am J Ind Med. 2008 Jan;51(1):47-59.

Petchter E, Davis L, Tumpowsky C, Flattery J, Harrison R, Reinisch F, Reilly MJ, Rosenman KD, Schill DP, Valiante DJ, Filios M. Work-related asthma among health care workers: Surveillance data from California, Massachusetts, Michigan, and New Jersey, 1993-1997. Am J Ind Med 2005;47:265-275.

Goe SK, Henneberger PK, Reilly MJ, Rosenman KD, Schill DP, Valiante D, Flattery J, Harrison R, Davis L, Tumpowsky C, Filios MS. A descriptive study of work-aggravated asthma. Occup Env Med 2004;61:512-517.

Rosenman KD, Reilly MJ, Schill D, Valiante D, Flattery J, Harrison R, Pecher E, Davis L, Tumpowsky L, Filios M. Cleaning agents and work-related asthma. J Occup Environ Med 2003;45:556-563.

Henneberger PK, Derk S, Davis L, Tumpowsky C, Reilly, MJ, Rosenman KD, Schill DP, Valiante D, Flattery J, Harrison R, Reinisch F, Filios MS. Work-related reactive airways dysfunction syndrome cases from surveillance in selected US states. J Occup Environ Med 2003;45:360-368.

Ortega HG, Kreiss K, Schill DP, Weissman DN. Fatal asthma from powdering shark cartilage and review of fatal asthma literature. Am J Ind Med 2002;42(1)50-4.

Jajosky RA, Harrison R, Reinisch F, Flattery J, Chan J, Tumpowski C, Davis L, Reilly MJ, Rosenman KD, Kalinowsky D, Stanbury M, Schill D, Wood J. Surveillance of work-related asthma in selected U.S. states using surveillance guidelines for State health departments - California, Massachusetts, Michigan, and New Jersey, 1993-1995. MMWR 1999;48/No. SS-3; 1-20.

Stanbury MJ, Gatti E, Sokolowski JW. RADS in a nurse exposed to pentamidine. (Letter) J Occup Environ Med 1996; 38:330-331.

Reilly MJ, Rosenman KD, Watt F, Schill D, Stanbury MJ, Trimbath LS, Jajosky RA, Musgrave K, Castellan R, Bang KM, Ordin D. Surveillance for occupational asthma. Michigan and New Jersey, 1988-1992. MMWR 1994;43/No SS-1: 9-17.

Henneberger P, Kipen H, Stanbury MJ, Trimbath L. Use of portable peak flow meters in the surveillance of occupational asthma. Chest 1991;100:1515-1521.

Matte TD, Hoffman RE, Rosenman KD, Stanbury MJ. Surveillance of occupational asthma under the SENSOR model. Chest 1990;98:173S-175S.

Hoffman RE, Rosenman KD, Watt F, Stanbury MJ. NIOSH. Occupational disease surveillance: Occupational asthma. MMWR 1990;39:119-123.

B) Other publications:

Mapp CE, Boschetto P, Maestrelli P, and Fabbri L. Occupational asthma Am J of Respir Crit Care Med Vol 172. pp. 280-305. (2005)

Nicholson PJ, Cullinan P, Newman Taylor AJ, Burge PS, and Boyle C. Evidence-based guidelines for the prevention, identification, and management of occupational asthma. Occup Environ Med;62:290-299. (2005)

Youakim S. Work-related asthma. Am Fam Physician Vol. 64/No. 11 (2001)

Lombardo LJ, Balmes JR. Occupational asthma: a review. Env Health Perspect;108(suppl 4):697-704 (2000).

Bardana EJ. Reactive airways dysfunction syndrome (RADS): guidelines for diagnosis and treatment and insight into likely prognosis. Ann Allergy Asthma Immunol;83:583-586 (1999).

Bernstein Il, Chan-Yeung M, Malo J-L, Bernstein DI. Asthma in the Workplace. Second Edition. New York, Marcel Dekker, Inc. (1999).

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