S M Tarlo

Summary

Affiliation: University of Toronto
Country: Canada

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint Cough: occupational and environmental considerations: ACCP evidence-based clinical practice guidelines
    Susan M Tarlo
    Toronto Western Hospital, EW7 449, 399 Bathurst St, Toronto, ON, M5T 2S8 Canada
    Chest 129:186S-196S. 2006
  2. doi request reprint Irritant-induced asthma in the workplace
    Susan M Tarlo
    Toronto Western Hospital, University Health Network, Toronto Western Hospital EW7 449, 399 Bathurst St, Toronto, ON, M5T 2S8, Canada
    Curr Allergy Asthma Rep 14:406. 2014
  3. ncbi request reprint A case-control study of the role of cold symptoms and other historical triggering factors in asthma exacerbations
    S M Tarlo
    Gage Occupational and Environmental Health Unit, Toronto, Canada
    Can Respir J 7:42-8. 2000
  4. ncbi request reprint Prevention of occupational asthma--practical implications for occupational physicians
    Susan M Tarlo
    Department of Medicine, University of Toronto, Toronto, Ontario, Canada
    Occup Med (Lond) 55:588-94. 2005
  5. pmc Evidence based guidelines for the prevention, identification, and management of occupational asthma
    S M Tarlo
    University of Toronto, Department of Medicine, Gage Occupational and Environmental Health Unit, Toronto Western Hospital, Canada
    Occup Environ Med 62:288-9. 2005
  6. pmc Changes in rates and severity of compensation claims for asthma due to diisocyanates: a possible effect of medical surveillance measures
    S M Tarlo
    The Gage Occupational and Environmental Health Unit, University of Toronto, Toronto, Ontario, Canada
    Occup Environ Med 59:58-62. 2002
  7. ncbi request reprint Work-attributed symptom clusters (darkroom disease) among radiographers versus physiotherapists: associations between self-reported exposures and psychosocial stressors
    Susan M Tarlo
    Gage Occupational and Environmental Health Unit, and Department of Public Health Sciences, University of Toronto, Toronto, Ontario, Canada
    Am J Ind Med 45:513-21. 2004
  8. pmc Responses to panic induction procedures in subjects with multiple chemical sensitivity/idiopathic environmental intolerance: understanding the relationship with panic disorder
    Susan M Tarlo
    Gage Occupational and Environmental Health Unit, University of Toronto, Toronto, Ontario, Canada
    Environ Health Perspect 110:669-71. 2002
  9. ncbi request reprint How to diagnose and treat work-related asthma: key messages for clinical practice from the American college of chest physicians consensus statement
    Susan M Tarlo
    Department of Medicine, University of Toronto, Toronto, ON, Canada
    Pol Arch Med Wewn 119:660-6. 2009
  10. doi request reprint Prevention of occupational asthma
    Susan M Tarlo
    Toronto Western Hospital, Toronto, Ontario, Canada
    Curr Allergy Asthma Rep 10:278-86. 2010

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Publications68

  1. ncbi request reprint Cough: occupational and environmental considerations: ACCP evidence-based clinical practice guidelines
    Susan M Tarlo
    Toronto Western Hospital, EW7 449, 399 Bathurst St, Toronto, ON, M5T 2S8 Canada
    Chest 129:186S-196S. 2006
    ..It also aims to indicate when such causes should be considered in a clinical setting, and a general approach to assessment and management...
  2. doi request reprint Irritant-induced asthma in the workplace
    Susan M Tarlo
    Toronto Western Hospital, University Health Network, Toronto Western Hospital EW7 449, 399 Bathurst St, Toronto, ON, M5T 2S8, Canada
    Curr Allergy Asthma Rep 14:406. 2014
    ..new-onset asthma that begins coincidentally to work exposures), remain unclear at present. ..
  3. ncbi request reprint A case-control study of the role of cold symptoms and other historical triggering factors in asthma exacerbations
    S M Tarlo
    Gage Occupational and Environmental Health Unit, Toronto, Canada
    Can Respir J 7:42-8. 2000
    ..Asthma exacerbations can be provoked by many triggers such as allergens, respiratory irritants and viral infections. The relative importance of these has not been prospectively documented in a case-control study...
  4. ncbi request reprint Prevention of occupational asthma--practical implications for occupational physicians
    Susan M Tarlo
    Department of Medicine, University of Toronto, Toronto, Ontario, Canada
    Occup Med (Lond) 55:588-94. 2005
    ..Persistent asthma frequently occurs with significant socio-economic impacts...
  5. pmc Evidence based guidelines for the prevention, identification, and management of occupational asthma
    S M Tarlo
    University of Toronto, Department of Medicine, Gage Occupational and Environmental Health Unit, Toronto Western Hospital, Canada
    Occup Environ Med 62:288-9. 2005
  6. pmc Changes in rates and severity of compensation claims for asthma due to diisocyanates: a possible effect of medical surveillance measures
    S M Tarlo
    The Gage Occupational and Environmental Health Unit, University of Toronto, Toronto, Ontario, Canada
    Occup Environ Med 59:58-62. 2002
    ..This study assesses changes in incidence and severity of compensated claims for occupational asthma (OA) due to diisocyanates compared with other causes, which have occurred since the introduction of this surveillance programme...
  7. ncbi request reprint Work-attributed symptom clusters (darkroom disease) among radiographers versus physiotherapists: associations between self-reported exposures and psychosocial stressors
    Susan M Tarlo
    Gage Occupational and Environmental Health Unit, and Department of Public Health Sciences, University of Toronto, Toronto, Ontario, Canada
    Am J Ind Med 45:513-21. 2004
    ..This study determines the prevalence of symptom clusters similar to other unexplained syndromes among (medical radiation technologists (MRTs) as compared with physiotherapists (PTs), and identifies associated work-related (WR) factors...
  8. pmc Responses to panic induction procedures in subjects with multiple chemical sensitivity/idiopathic environmental intolerance: understanding the relationship with panic disorder
    Susan M Tarlo
    Gage Occupational and Environmental Health Unit, University of Toronto, Toronto, Ontario, Canada
    Environ Health Perspect 110:669-71. 2002
    ....
  9. ncbi request reprint How to diagnose and treat work-related asthma: key messages for clinical practice from the American college of chest physicians consensus statement
    Susan M Tarlo
    Department of Medicine, University of Toronto, Toronto, ON, Canada
    Pol Arch Med Wewn 119:660-6. 2009
    ..The range and importance of preventive measures are also addressed...
  10. doi request reprint Prevention of occupational asthma
    Susan M Tarlo
    Toronto Western Hospital, Toronto, Ontario, Canada
    Curr Allergy Asthma Rep 10:278-86. 2010
    ..Tertiary prevention includes medical management and workers' compensation...
  11. pmc Critical aspects of the history of occupational asthma
    Susan M Tarlo
    Toronto Western Hospital, Gage Occupational and Environmental Health Unit, University of Toronto, Toronto, Ontario
    Allergy Asthma Clin Immunol 2:74-7. 2006
    ..The earlier the diagnosis is suspected and investigated, the better the outcome is likely to be for the patient...
  12. pmc Occupational asthma: an approach to diagnosis and management
    Susan M Tarlo
    University Health Network, the Gage Occupational and Environmental Health Unit of St Michael s Hospital, and the Department of Medicine, University of Toronto, Toronto, ON
    CMAJ 168:867-71. 2003
  13. ncbi request reprint Workplace irritant exposures: do they produce true occupational asthma?
    Susan M Tarlo
    Department of Medicine, University of Toronto, Toronto Western Hospital, Gage Occupational and Environmental Health Unit, Toronto, Ontario, Canada
    Ann Allergy Asthma Immunol 90:19-23. 2003
    ..To describe the features of irritant-induced asthma and discuss the diagnosis in relation to differing workplace irritant exposures and symptomatic responses...
  14. ncbi request reprint Peritoneal dialysis and cough: ACCP evidence-based clinical practice guidelines
    Susan M Tarlo
    Toronto Western Hospital, EC4 009, 399 Bathurst St, Toronto, ON, M5T 2S8 Canada
    Chest 129:202S-203S. 2006
    ..To review the clinical associations between peritoneal dialysis (PD) and cough...
  15. doi request reprint Diagnosis and management of work-related asthma: American College Of Chest Physicians Consensus Statement
    Susan M Tarlo
    Toronto Western Hospital EW7 449, 399 Bathurst St, Toronto, ON, Canada M5T 2S8
    Chest 134:1S-41S. 2008
    ..The current Consensus Statement updates the previous one based on additional research that has been published since then, including findings relevant to preventive measures and work-exacerbated asthma (WEA)...
  16. ncbi request reprint Prevention of occupational asthma in Ontario
    Susan M Tarlo
    University Health Network and Gage Occupational and Environmental Health Unit, University of Toronto, Toronto Western Hospital EW7 449, 399 Bathurst Street, Toronto, ON M5T 2S8, Canada
    Can J Physiol Pharmacol 85:167-72. 2007
    ..In addition, there is recognized need for further physician education to allow early suspicion and diagnosis of occupational asthma...
  17. ncbi request reprint Assessment of the relationship between isocyanate exposure levels and occupational asthma
    S M Tarlo
    Gage Occupational and Environmental Health Unit, University of Toronto, Ontario, Canada
    Am J Ind Med 32:517-21. 1997
    ..05). This provides some evidence that facilities having OA claims have higher isocyanate exposures than do those without claims...
  18. ncbi request reprint Canadian Thoracic Society guidelines for occupational asthma
    S M Tarlo
    University of Toronto, Toronto, Canada
    Can Respir J 5:289-300. 1998
    ..To provide broad guidelines and principles to help primary care physicians, occupational physicians, allergists and respirologists with the recognition, diagnosis and management of patients with occupational asthma (OA)...
  19. pmc Occupational allergies and asthma
    S M Tarlo
    Occupational Lung Disease Clinic, Toronto Western Hospital, Ontario
    Can Fam Physician 45:1516-22. 1999
    ..To review aspects of occupational allergies and asthma for primary care physicians recognizing, diagnosing, and managing patients with these conditions...
  20. ncbi request reprint An ATS/ERS report: 100 key questions and needs in occupational asthma
    S M Tarlo
    Division of Respiratory Medicine, Toronto Western Hospital, University of Toronto, New East Wing 7 449, 399 Bathurst Street, Toronto M5T 2S8, Ontario, Canada
    Eur Respir J 27:607-14. 2006
    ..In conclusion, although advances have been made in the understanding of occupational asthma and other work-related asthma, further key issues remain that need addressing...
  21. doi request reprint Occupational exposures and adult asthma
    Susan M Tarlo
    University of Toronto and University Health Network, Toronto Western Hospital, Toronto, Ontario M5T 2S8, Canada
    Immunol Allergy Clin North Am 28:563-76, viii. 2008
    ..Work-exacerbated asthma has been a focus of studies only recently but is recognized as common among asthmatic workers and is a potential cause of significant morbidity and socioeconomic impact...
  22. pmc Work-related asthma: A case-based guide
    Susan M Tarlo
    Toronto Western Hospital, University of Toronto, Toronto, Ontario, Canada
    Can Respir J 16:e57-61. 2009
    ..The main statements of advice from the American College of Chest Physicians consensus statement are reproduced with permission...
  23. ncbi request reprint Asthmatic subjects symptomatically worse at work: prevalence and characterization among a general asthma clinic population
    S M Tarlo
    Gage Occupational and Environmental Health Unit, University of Toronto, Toronto, Ontario, Canada
    Chest 118:1309-14. 2000
    ..To assess the prevalence of a historical occupational component to asthma in an adult asthma clinic and to compare characteristics of asthmatic subjects with and without work-attributed symptoms...
  24. ncbi request reprint Natural rubber latex allergy and asthma
    S M Tarlo
    Department of Medicine, University of Toronto, Toronto Western Hospital, Ontario, Canada
    Curr Opin Pulm Med 7:27-31. 2001
    ..Preliminary reports of primary preventive strategies suggest that avoidance of high-protein, powdered gloves in health care facilities can be cost-effective and is associated with a decline in sensitized workers...
  25. ncbi request reprint Marked tachypnea in siblings with chronic beryllium disease due to copper-beryllium alloy
    S M Tarlo
    Toronto Western Hospital, Toronto, Ontario, Canada
    Chest 119:647-50. 2001
    ..No other cases of CBD have been reported from this plant among about 120 workers. These cases support the genetic basis for berylliosis and illustrate the marked tachypnea that may accompany this disease...
  26. ncbi request reprint Occupational asthma: a valid model for adult asthma?
    Susan M Tarlo
    Toronto Western Hospital, Toronto, Ontario, Canada
    Curr Opin Allergy Clin Immunol 3:91-4. 2003
    ..This may also lead to improved understanding of preventable contributing factors to the development and severity of nonoccupational asthma...
  27. ncbi request reprint The role of symptomatic colds in asthma exacerbations: Influence of outdoor allergens and air pollutants
    S M Tarlo
    Department of Medicine and Public Health Sciences, University of Toronto, Ontario, Canada
    J Allergy Clin Immunol 108:52-8. 2001
    ..These episodes are associated with higher levels of sulfur dioxide and nitrogen oxides from March to November in comparison with asthma exacerbations without cold symptoms...
  28. ncbi request reprint Natural rubber latex-related occupational asthma: association with interventions and glove changes over time
    G M Liss
    Gage Occupational and Environmental Health Unit, University of Toronto, 400 University Ave Toronto, Ontario, Canada M7A 1T7
    Am J Ind Med 40:347-53. 2001
    ..Little or no population-based data are available which chart the changes over time in the number of cases of OA as this problem was increasingly recognized and then interventions instituted...
  29. doi request reprint Skin and respiratory symptoms among workers with suspected work-related disease
    V H Arrandale
    Dalla Lana School of Public Health and Department of Medicine, University of Toronto Toronto, Ontario, Canada
    Occup Med (Lond) 62:420-6. 2012
    ..Although there has been much work on respiratory and skin outcomes individually, there are few published studies examining lung and skin outcomes together...
  30. pmc Physician diagnosed asthma, respiratory symptoms, and associations with workplace tasks among radiographers in Ontario, Canada
    G M Liss
    Gage Occupational and Environmental Health Unit, University of Toronto, Canada
    Occup Environ Med 60:254-61. 2003
    ..Medical radiation technologists (MRTs) or radiographers have potential exposure to chemicals including sensitisers and irritants such as glutaraldehyde, formaldehyde, sulphur dioxide, and acetic acid...
  31. ncbi request reprint Outcomes of a natural rubber latex control program in an Ontario teaching hospital
    S M Tarlo
    University Health Network, Department of Medicine, University of Toronto, Ontario, Canada
    J Allergy Clin Immunol 108:628-33. 2001
    ..CONCLUSIONS: This program to reduce NRL allergy in employees was effectively achieved without additional glove costs while reducing expenses from time off work and workers' compensation claims...
  32. doi request reprint Work-associated irritable larynx syndrome
    R F Hoy
    Toronto Western Hospital, Toronto, Ontario, Canada
    Occup Med (Lond) 60:546-51. 2010
    ....
  33. ncbi request reprint Irritant-induced occupational asthma
    S M Tarlo
    Gage Research Institute, University of Toronto, Canada
    Chest 96:297-300. 1989
    ..9 years vs 5.7 years). Our findings suggest that irritant-induced asthma is not uncommon, and those affected may have different baseline characteristics from others with occupational asthma...
  34. doi request reprint Occupational contact allergens: are they also associated with occupational asthma?
    V H Arrandale
    University of Toronto, 223 College Street, Toronto, ON, Canada
    Am J Ind Med 55:353-60. 2012
    ..Workplace exposures that can potentially cause both allergic occupational contact dermatitis (AOCD) and occupational asthma (OA) are not clearly identified...
  35. ncbi request reprint Preliminary report of mortality among workers compensated for work-related asthma
    G M Liss
    Department of Public Health Sciences, University of Toronto, Canada
    Am J Ind Med 35:465-71. 1999
    ..This suspected "cluster" prompted us to undertake an investigation to examine mortality pattern among workers compensated for work-related asthma...
  36. ncbi request reprint Psychological features of subjects with idiopathic environmental intolerance
    N P Poonai
    Gage Occupational and Environmental Health Unit, University of Toronto, 223 College Street, Toronto, Ontario, Canada M5T 1R4
    J Psychosom Res 51:537-41. 2001
    ..05). CONCLUSIONS: IEI subjects represent a group with morbidity significantly higher than a control population but less than what would be expected for a clinical psychiatric population...
  37. ncbi request reprint Diisocyanate-induced asthma: diagnosis, prognosis, and effects of medical surveillance measures
    Susan M Tarlo
    University of Toronto, Toronto, Ontario, Canada
    Appl Occup Environ Hyg 17:902-8. 2002
    ..Among those with diisocyanate-induced OA, an earlier diagnosis and a trend to better outcome was found in workers from companies that were identified to be in compliance with surveillance measures...
  38. ncbi request reprint Hospitalization among workers compensated for occupational asthma
    G M Liss
    Department of Public Health Sciences, and Gage Occupational and Environmental Health Unit, Department of Medicine, University of Toronto, Toronto, Canada
    Am J Respir Crit Care Med 162:112-8. 2000
    ..We conclude that subjects with OA suffer higher rates of hospitalizations for all causes combined, respiratory disease, and asthma than other workers, although less than among AP seen at a tertiary care center...
  39. doi request reprint Factors influencing respirator use at work in respiratory patients
    J Fukakusa
    Toronto Western Hospital, Toronto, Canada
    Occup Med (Lond) 61:576-82. 2011
    ..Often, workers do not use RPDs consistently when required...
  40. doi request reprint CR3 (CD11b/CD18) activation of nasal neutrophils: a measure of upper airway endotoxin exposure
    Romy Seth
    University of Toronto, Toronto, Ontario, Canada
    Biomarkers 14:473-9. 2009
    ..65 RLU 100 microl(-1); sham: 11469 +/- 2582 RLU 100 microl(-1); positive control: 42026 +/- 16659 RLU 100 microl (n = 7; p <0.05). This technique shows promise as a diagnostic method for measuring upper airway LPS exposure...
  41. ncbi request reprint Practice patterns of pulmonologists and family physicians for occupational asthma
    D Linn Holness
    Gage Occupational and Environmental Health Unit, St Michael s Hospital, University of Toronto, ON, Canada M5B 1W8
    Chest 132:1526-31. 2007
    ..Our objective was to document and compare the practice patterns, barriers, and needs for early diagnosis of OA among pulmonologists and family physicians...
  42. doi request reprint Work-related asthma in health care in Ontario
    Gary M Liss
    Gage Occupational and Environmental Health Unit, University of Toronto, Ontario, Canada
    Am J Ind Med 54:278-84. 2011
    ..The health of workers in health care has been neglected in the past. There are few reports regarding occupational asthma (OA) in this group, and work-exacerbated asthma (WEA) has rarely been considered...
  43. doi request reprint Symptoms after mould exposure including Stachybotrys chartarum, and comparison with darkroom disease
    M Al-Ahmad
    University of Toronto, Department of Medicine, ON, Canada
    Allergy 65:245-55. 2010
    ..Mould-attributed symptoms have included features which overlap with unexplained syndromes such as sick building syndrome...
  44. ncbi request reprint Anaphylaxis from topical bovine thrombin (Thrombostat) during haemodialysis and evaluation of sensitization among a dialysis population
    Y Wai
    University Health Network, Toronto, Ontario, Canada
    Clin Exp Allergy 33:1730-4. 2003
    ..It has caused allergic reactions during surgical procedures, but no previous cases have been reported with dialysis usage...
  45. ncbi request reprint Induced sputum: comparison of postinfectious cough with allergic asthma in children
    B Zimmerman
    Gage Occupational and Environmental Health Unit, St Michael s Hospital, and the Asthma Centre, Toronto Western Hospital, University of Toronto, Toronto, Ontario, Canada
    J Allergy Clin Immunol 105:495-9. 2000
    ..Cough persisting after a respiratory infection is common in children and is often managed as asthma. However, little is known about the pathophysiologic mechanisms of such cough and how it compares with asthma...
  46. ncbi request reprint Barriers to diagnosis of occupational asthma in Ontario
    Naveen Poonai
    University Health Network, University of Toronto, ON
    Can J Public Health 96:230-3. 2005
    ..The purpose of this study was to examine whether primary health care and/or socio-economic factors account for delays in Ontario...
  47. doi request reprint Relationships between asthma and work exposures among non-domestic cleaners in Ontario
    Maya Obadia
    Gage Occupational and Environmental Health Unit, Toronto, Ontario, Canada
    Am J Ind Med 52:716-23. 2009
    ..In this study, we compared work-related asthma symptoms among cleaners and other building workers and determined associations with tasks...
  48. ncbi request reprint Occupational asthma and work-exacerbated asthma: factors associated with time to diagnostic steps
    Marlene S Santos
    Gage Occupational and Environmental Health Unit, Toronto, ON, Canada M5T 1R4
    Chest 131:1768-75. 2007
    ..This study examined individual and work-related factors that are associated with longer times to these diagnostic milestones among groups with occupational asthma (OA) and work-exacerbated asthma (WEA)...
  49. ncbi request reprint Changes in rates of natural rubber latex sensitivity among dental school students and staff members after changes in latex gloves
    M Joan Saary
    Gage Occupational and Environmental Health Unit, University of Toronto, St Michael s and Toronto Western Hospitals
    J Allergy Clin Immunol 109:131-5. 2002
    ..A high rate of sensitization and clinical allergy to natural rubber latex (NRL) gloves has been reported in dental students and staff members...
  50. ncbi request reprint Occupational asthma induced by a carpet fungicide--tributyl tin oxide
    D Shelton
    Occupational Lung Disease Clinic, Toronto Hospital, Western Division, Ontario, Canada
    J Allergy Clin Immunol 90:274-5. 1992
  51. ncbi request reprint Dermatologist and family practitioner practice patterns for occupational contact dermatitis
    D Linn Holness
    Gage Occupational and Environmental Health Unit, St Michael s Hospital and University of Toronto, Toronto, Ontario, Canada
    Australas J Dermatol 48:22-7. 2007
    ..Opportunities are identified to improve educational initiatives and health services delivery for occupational contact dermatitis, tailored to each practitioner group...
  52. ncbi request reprint Correlation between nasal symptoms and asthma severity in patients with atopic and nonatopic asthma
    Amin S Kanani
    Gage Occupational and Environmental Health Unit, Department of Medicine and Public Health Sciences, University of Toronto, Ontario, Canada
    Ann Allergy Asthma Immunol 94:341-7. 2005
    ..The association between allergic rhinitis and asthma has been well recognized, and it has been postulated that rhinitis may worsen asthma...
  53. ncbi request reprint The health effects of non-industrial indoor air pollution
    Jonathan A Bernstein
    Department of Internal Medicine, Allergy Section, Division of Immunology, University of Cincinnati, Cincinnati, OH 45267 0563, USA
    J Allergy Clin Immunol 121:585-91. 2008
    ....
  54. ncbi request reprint Laboratory challenge testing for occupational asthma
    Susan M Tarlo
    J Allergy Clin Immunol 111:692-4. 2003
  55. ncbi request reprint Proceedings of the first Jack Pepys Occupational Asthma Symposium
    Moira Chan-Yeung
    Am J Respir Crit Care Med 167:450-71. 2003
  56. ncbi request reprint Diisocyanate asthma and gene-environment interactions with IL4RA, CD-14, and IL-13 genes
    David I Bernstein
    Department of Internal Medicine, Division of Immunology, University of Cincinnati Medical Center, Cincinnati, Ohio, USA
    Ann Allergy Asthma Immunol 97:800-6. 2006
    ..Diisocyanate asthma (DA) affects 2% to 10% of exposed workers, yet the pathogenetic mechanisms underlying this disorder remain ill defined...
  57. ncbi request reprint Air sampling in occupational asthma
    Susan M Tarlo
    J Allergy Clin Immunol 109:603-5. 2002
  58. ncbi request reprint Asthma among health care professionals
    Anna Rask-Andersen
    Am J Respir Crit Care Med 175:633-4. 2007
  59. pmc Cost-effectiveness of various diagnostic approaches for occupational asthma
    Wendy A Kennedy
    Faculty of Pharmacy, Universite de Montreal, Montreal, Quebec, Canada
    Can Respir J 14:276-80. 2007
    ..Diagnosis of occupational asthma (OA) by specific inhalation challenge (SIC) can be costly and is not always available. The use of sputum testing to avoid this in some patients may be a more cost-effective alternative...
  60. ncbi request reprint An effective strategy for diagnosing occupational asthma: use of induced sputum
    Frederic Girard
    Department of Chest Medicine, Sacre Coeur Hospital, 5400 West Gouin, Montreal, Quebec, H4J 1C5 Canada
    Am J Respir Crit Care Med 170:845-50. 2004
    ..3% (r 3.1-24.1) depending on the cutoff value in sputum eosinophils chosen (greater than 1 or 2%, respectively). The addition of sputum cell counts to PEF monitoring is useful to improve the diagnosis of occupational asthma...
  61. ncbi request reprint Peritoneal dialysis and cough
    Susan M Tarlo
    Perit Dial Int 23:424-6. 2003
  62. ncbi request reprint Practical implications of studies in occupational rhinoconjunctivitis
    Susan M Tarlo
    J Allergy Clin Immunol 112:1047-9. 2003
  63. ncbi request reprint Health effects of air pollution
    Jonathan A Bernstein
    Department of Internal Medicine, Division of Immunology Allergy, University of Cincinnati College of Medicine, 231 Albert Sabin Way, Cincinnati, OH 45267 0563, USA
    J Allergy Clin Immunol 114:1116-23. 2004
    ....
  64. ncbi request reprint Quality of life in patients with latex allergy
    Sultan Al-Otaibi
    Saudi Aramco, Dhahran Health Center, Dhahran, Saudi Arabia
    Occup Med (Lond) 55:88-92. 2005
    ..Exposure to natural rubber latex (NRL) may lead to a variety of allergic clinical manifestations that may affect the quality of life (QOL)...
  65. pmc Diagnosis and management of cough executive summary: ACCP evidence-based clinical practice guidelines
    Richard S Irwin
    University of Massachusetts Medical School, Room S6 842, 55 Lake Ave North, Worcester, MA 01655, USA
    Chest 129:1S-23S. 2006
  66. doi request reprint Standards of care for occupational asthma
    Susan M Tarlo
    Thorax 63:190-2. 2008
  67. ncbi request reprint A systematic review of the diagnosis of occupational asthma
    Jeremy Beach
    Department of Public Health Sciences, University of Alberta, Edmonton Canada
    Chest 131:569-78. 2007
    ..This study systematically reviews literature regarding the diagnosis of occupational asthma (OA) and compares specific inhalation challenge (SIC) testing with alternative tests...
  68. ncbi request reprint Comparison of peak expiratory flow variability between workers with work-exacerbated asthma and occupational asthma
    Samah Chiry
    Department of Chest Medicine, Sacre Coeur Hospital, 5400 Gouin West, Montreal, QC, Canada
    Chest 132:483-8. 2007
    ..We sought to assess and compare the diurnal variability of PEF during periods at and away from work between subjects with OA and WEA...