D Fishwick

Summary

Affiliation: University of Sheffield
Country: UK

Publications

  1. doi request reprint Asthma in the workplace: a case-based discussion and review of current evidence
    David Fishwick
    Centre for Workplace Health, Health and Safety Laboratory, Buxton, Derbyshire, UK
    Prim Care Respir J 22:244-8. 2013
  2. doi request reprint COPD causation and workplace exposures: an assessment of agreement among expert clinical raters
    David Fishwick
    Centre for Workplace Health, Sheffield and Buxton, United Kingdom
    COPD 10:172-9. 2013
  3. doi request reprint New occupational and environmental causes of asthma and extrinsic allergic alveolitis
    David Fishwick
    Centre for Workplace Health, Health and Safety Laboratories, The University of Sheffield, Harpur Hill, Buxton, Derbyshire SK17 3JN, UK
    Clin Chest Med 33:605-16. 2012
  4. doi request reprint Standards of care for occupational asthma: an update
    David Fishwick
    Centre for Workplace Health, Respiratory Function Unit, A Floor, Royal Hallamshire Hospital, Glossop Road, Sheffield S10 2JF, UK
    Thorax 67:278-80. 2012
  5. ncbi request reprint Standards of care for occupational asthma
    D Fishwick
    Centre for Workplace Health, Respiratory Function Unit, A Floor, Royal Hallamshire Hospital, Glossop Road, Sheffield S10 2JF, UK
    Thorax 63:240-50. 2008
  6. doi request reprint Comparison of various airflow measurements in symptomatic textile workers
    D Fishwick
    Centre for Workplace Health, Health and Safety Laboratory, Harpur Hill, Buxton, Derbyshire SK17 9JN, UK
    Occup Med (Lond) 60:631-4. 2010
  7. pmc Occupational asthma: an assessment of diagnostic agreement between physicians
    David Fishwick
    Centre for Workplace Health, Health and Safety Laboratory, Harpur Hill, Buxton, Derbyshire SK17 9JN, UK
    Occup Environ Med 64:185-90. 2007
  8. doi request reprint Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease and the workplace
    David Fishwick
    Respiratory Medicine, Centre for Workplace Health, University of Sheffield, Derbyshire, UK
    Chron Respir Dis 7:113-22. 2010
  9. ncbi request reprint Are we failing workers with symptoms suggestive of occupational asthma?
    David Fishwick
    Medical Unit, Health and Safety Laboratory, Harpur Hill, Buxton, UK
    Prim Care Respir J 16:304-10. 2007
  10. doi request reprint Impact of worker education on respiratory symptoms and sensitization in bakeries
    D Fishwick
    Health and Safety Laboratory, Buxton, UK
    Occup Med (Lond) 61:321-7. 2011

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Publications40

  1. doi request reprint Asthma in the workplace: a case-based discussion and review of current evidence
    David Fishwick
    Centre for Workplace Health, Health and Safety Laboratory, Buxton, Derbyshire, UK
    Prim Care Respir J 22:244-8. 2013
    ..Pertinent recent guidance is cited to stress the importance of evidence-based practice...
  2. doi request reprint COPD causation and workplace exposures: an assessment of agreement among expert clinical raters
    David Fishwick
    Centre for Workplace Health, Sheffield and Buxton, United Kingdom
    COPD 10:172-9. 2013
    ..The aim of this study was to gain an understanding of how different expert clinicians attribute likely causation in COPD...
  3. doi request reprint New occupational and environmental causes of asthma and extrinsic allergic alveolitis
    David Fishwick
    Centre for Workplace Health, Health and Safety Laboratories, The University of Sheffield, Harpur Hill, Buxton, Derbyshire SK17 3JN, UK
    Clin Chest Med 33:605-16. 2012
    ..Isocyanates, the best example of dual potential to cause asthma and EAA are discussed, as is the new understanding of the role metal-working fluids play when causing respiratory diseases...
  4. doi request reprint Standards of care for occupational asthma: an update
    David Fishwick
    Centre for Workplace Health, Respiratory Function Unit, A Floor, Royal Hallamshire Hospital, Glossop Road, Sheffield S10 2JF, UK
    Thorax 67:278-80. 2012
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  5. ncbi request reprint Standards of care for occupational asthma
    D Fishwick
    Centre for Workplace Health, Respiratory Function Unit, A Floor, Royal Hallamshire Hospital, Glossop Road, Sheffield S10 2JF, UK
    Thorax 63:240-50. 2008
  6. doi request reprint Comparison of various airflow measurements in symptomatic textile workers
    D Fishwick
    Centre for Workplace Health, Health and Safety Laboratory, Harpur Hill, Buxton, Derbyshire SK17 9JN, UK
    Occup Med (Lond) 60:631-4. 2010
    ....
  7. pmc Occupational asthma: an assessment of diagnostic agreement between physicians
    David Fishwick
    Centre for Workplace Health, Health and Safety Laboratory, Harpur Hill, Buxton, Derbyshire SK17 9JN, UK
    Occup Environ Med 64:185-90. 2007
    ..To investigate the levels of agreement between expert respiratory physicians when making a diagnosis of occupational asthma...
  8. doi request reprint Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease and the workplace
    David Fishwick
    Respiratory Medicine, Centre for Workplace Health, University of Sheffield, Derbyshire, UK
    Chron Respir Dis 7:113-22. 2010
    ..Prevention is key. All healthcare professionals have a responsibility to consider workplace issues when dealing with their COPD patients...
  9. ncbi request reprint Are we failing workers with symptoms suggestive of occupational asthma?
    David Fishwick
    Medical Unit, Health and Safety Laboratory, Harpur Hill, Buxton, UK
    Prim Care Respir J 16:304-10. 2007
    ..To assess the route to secondary care for patients with possible occupational asthma, and to document the duration of workrelated symptoms and referral times...
  10. doi request reprint Impact of worker education on respiratory symptoms and sensitization in bakeries
    D Fishwick
    Health and Safety Laboratory, Buxton, UK
    Occup Med (Lond) 61:321-7. 2011
    ..Flour exposure is known to cause significant respiratory problems...
  11. ncbi request reprint Respiratory symptoms, immunology and organism identification in contaminated metalworking fluid workers. What you see is not what you get
    David Fishwick
    Occup Med (Lond) 55:238-41. 2005
    ..Metal working fluids (MWF) constitute a significant respiratory hazard, although symptoms experienced by workers are often poorly investigated and attributed...
  12. ncbi request reprint Approaches to the diagnosis and management of occupational asthma amongst UK respiratory physicians
    C M Barber
    Centre for Workplace Health, Health and Safety Laboratory, Harpur Hill, Buxton, SK17 9JN Derbyshire, UK
    Respir Med 101:1903-8. 2007
    ..The diagnosis of occupational asthma by general respiratory physicians within the UK lacks standardisation, and in some cases falls short of evidence-based best practise...
  13. doi request reprint Bespoke latex allergen testing improves assessment of respiratory symptoms in textile-braiding workers
    J Harris-Roberts
    Centre for Workplace Health, Health, Safety Laboratory, Harpur Hill, Buxton, Derbyshire, UK
    Am J Ind Med 55:616-23. 2012
    ..Latex allergy is poorly understood in latex-exposed textile workers...
  14. doi request reprint Work-related symptoms in nail salon technicians
    J Harris-Roberts
    Centre for Workplace Health, Health and Safety Laboratory, Harpur Hill, Buxton, Derbyshire SK17 9JN, UK
    Occup Med (Lond) 61:335-40. 2011
    ..Nail salons are a rapidly expanding small business sector. Environmental health practitioners have raised concerns about potential health and safety issues...
  15. ncbi request reprint Sensitization to king scallop (Pectin maximus) and queen scallop (Chlamys opercularis) proteins
    R M Barraclough
    Health and Safety Laboratory, Harpur Hill, Buxton SK17 9JN, UK
    Occup Med (Lond) 56:63-6. 2006
    ..To report a case of occupational asthma and urticaria due to the queen scallop (Chlamys opercularis) and king scallop (Pectin maximus)...
  16. doi request reprint Sensitization and symptoms associated with soybean exposure in processing plants in South Africa
    J Harris-Roberts
    Centre for Workplace Health, Buxton, UK
    Am J Ind Med 55:458-64. 2012
    ....
  17. doi request reprint Medium-density fibreboard and occupational asthma. A case series
    C Burton
    Centre for Workplace Health, Health and Safety Laboratory, Harpur Hill, Buxton, Derbyshire SK17 9JN, UK
    Occup Med (Lond) 61:357-63. 2011
    ..Medium-density fibreboard (MDF) is a wood composite material, composed primarily of softwood, bonded with a synthetic formaldehyde-based resin. It is increasingly used, as it has various advantages over natural woods...
  18. doi request reprint Respiratory symptoms in insect breeders
    J Harris-Roberts
    Centre for Workplace Health, Health and Safety Laboratory, Harpur Hill, Buxton, Derbyshire SK17 9JN, UK
    Occup Med (Lond) 61:370-3. 2011
    ..A number of specialist food suppliers in the UK breed and distribute insects and insect larvae as food for exotic pets, such as reptiles, amphibians and invertebrates...
  19. ncbi request reprint Provision and perception of occupational health in small and medium-sized enterprises in Sheffield, UK
    L M Bradshaw
    Sheffield Occupational and Environmental Lung Injury Centre, Royal Hallamshire Hospital, UK
    Occup Med (Lond) 51:39-44. 2001
    ..Undoubtedly, this access can be improved by better understanding of the interaction between researchers, occupational health providers and local managers of SMEs...
  20. ncbi request reprint Assessment of exposure to organic dust in a hemp processing plant
    D Fishwick
    Health and Safety Laboratory, Broad Lane, Sheffield, S3 7HQ, UK
    Ann Occup Hyg 45:577-83. 2001
    ..This organic dust has the potential to cause a range of ill health problems...
  21. doi request reprint Self-reported work-related symptoms in hairdressers
    L Bradshaw
    Centre for Workplace Health, Health and Safety Laboratory, Harpur Hill, Buxton, Derbyshire SK17 9JN, UK
    Occup Med (Lond) 61:328-34. 2011
    ..Detailed studies of current symptoms reported by hairdressers and of the training received to reduce the health risks associated with this work are uncommon...
  22. doi request reprint Health surveillance for occupational respiratory disease
    L Lewis
    Centre for Workplace Health, Health and Safety Laboratory, Harpur Hill, Buxton, Derbyshire SK17 9JN, UK
    Occup Med (Lond) 63:322-34. 2013
    ..Occupational lung diseases remain common, and health surveillance is one approach used to assist identification of early cases...
  23. pmc Prevalence of sensitisation to cellulase and xylanase in bakery workers
    J Elms
    Health and Safety Laboratory, Broad Lane, Sheffield S3 7HQ, UK
    Occup Environ Med 60:802-4. 2003
    ..To assess the prevalence of sensitisation to a range of exogenous fungal enzymes used in bakeries, and determine the relation between sensitisation and work related symptoms...
  24. doi request reprint Chronic cough - occupational considerations
    C M Barber
    Centre for Workplace Health, University of Sheffield Royal Hallamshire Hospital, Sheffield, UK
    Chron Respir Dis 5:211-21. 2008
    ..Early and accurate diagnosis, linked with tailored drug therapy, modification of workplace exposures, and expert compensation advice is likely to offer the best outcome for this group of patients...
  25. ncbi request reprint Facilities for investigating occupational asthma in UK non-specialist respiratory departments
    Christopher M Barber
    Centre for Workplace Health, Health and Safety Executive, Buxton, UK
    Occup Med (Lond) 58:71-3. 2008
    ..The facilities which should be available to physicians offering specialist occupational asthma services have recently been agreed upon by a UK panel of experts...
  26. ncbi request reprint Work-related asthma symptoms and attitudes to the workplace
    Lisa M Bradshaw
    Centre for Workplace Health, Health and Safety Laboratory, Harpur Hill, Buxton, Derbyshire, UK
    Occup Med (Lond) 57:30-5. 2007
    ..The Health & Safety Executive estimate that between 1500-3000 UK workers develop asthma through potentially avoidable workplace exposures each year...
  27. doi request reprint Smoking cessation in the workplace
    D Fishwick
    Centre for Workplace Health, Health and Safety Laboratory, Harpur Hill, Buxton, Derbyshire SK17 9JN, UK
    Occup Med (Lond) 63:526-36. 2013
    ..The workplace is an important setting for reaching potentially large numbers of smokers...
  28. doi request reprint Variability in the diagnosis of occupational asthma and implications for clinical practice
    David Fishwick
    Centre for Workplace Health, University of Sheffield and Sheffield Teaching Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust, Respiratory Function Unit, Royal Hallamshire Hospital, Sheffield, UK
    Curr Opin Allergy Clin Immunol 8:140-4. 2008
    ..The purpose of this review is to provide a summary of recent evidence relating to occupational asthma diagnosis...
  29. ncbi request reprint The perceptions of occupational health in primary care
    Joanne Elms
    Health and Safety Laboratory, Harpur Hill, Buxton, Derbyshire SK17 9JN, UK
    Occup Med (Lond) 55:523-7. 2005
    ..A random sample of general practitioners (GPs), practice nurses (PNs) and practice managers (PMs) in Sheffield and Manchester was recruited into a study to evaluate the perceptions of occupational health (OH) in primary care...
  30. doi request reprint Sensitization to wheat flour and enzymes and associated respiratory symptoms in British bakers
    Joanne Harris-Roberts
    Centre for Workplace Health, Health and Safety Laboratory, Harpur Hill, Buxton, Derbyshire, UK
    Am J Ind Med 52:133-40. 2009
    ..Current literature suggests that flour exposed workers continue to be at risk of allergic sensitization to flour dust and respiratory ill health...
  31. ncbi request reprint Respiratory symptoms and lung function change in welders: are they associated with workplace exposures?
    David Fishwick
    Sheffield Occupational and Environmental Lung Injury Centre, Respiratory Function Unit, Royal Hallamshire Hospital, Sheffield, United Kingdom
    N Z Med J 117:U872. 2004
    ..This study investigates whether work-related respiratory symptoms and acute falls in forced expiratory volume in 1 second (FEV1), previously observed in current welders, are related to measured workplace exposures to total fume and metals...
  32. ncbi request reprint COPD and the workplace. Is it really possible to detect early cases?
    David Fishwick
    Occup Med (Lond) 57:82-4. 2007
  33. pmc The New Zealand Asthma and Allergy Cohort Study (NZA2CS): assembly, demographics and investigations
    Michael J Epton
    Canterbury Respiratory Research Group, Department of Medicine, Christchurch School of Medicine and Health Sciences, University of Otago, Christchurch, New Zealand
    BMC Public Health 7:26. 2007
    ..This paper describes the establishment of a birth cohort in New Zealand...
  34. ncbi request reprint Natural rubber latex aeroallergen exposure
    David Beaumont
    Ann Occup Hyg 46:645; author reply 645-6. 2002
  35. ncbi request reprint Occupational asthma: research, change and the 30% target
    Andrew D Curran
    Ann Occup Hyg 47:433-6. 2003
  36. ncbi request reprint An evaluation of occupational health services within the NHS in London
    Elizabeth U Ujah
    Health and Safety Executive, Field Operations Division, London, UK
    Occup Med (Lond) 54:159-64. 2004
    ..To establish the nature, extent and organization of occupational health service provision for employees within the National Health Service (NHS) in London and to review the systems for monitoring performance...
  37. ncbi request reprint Re: Preventing baker's asthma: an alternative strategy
    David Fishwick
    Occup Med (Lond) 55:72. 2005
  38. ncbi request reprint Specific IgE to colophony?
    Joanne Elms
    Health and Safety Executive, Hagley Road, Birmingham B16 8HS, UK
    Occup Med (Lond) 55:234-7. 2005
    ..Some workers exposed to colophony during soldering can develop occupational asthma; at present, no specific IgE test is available to assess sensitization to colophony...
  39. ncbi request reprint Hand-arm vibration syndrome in South African gold miners
    Busi Nyantumbu
    National Institute for Occupational Health, Johannesburg, South Africa
    Occup Med (Lond) 57:25-9. 2007
    ..Although high vibration levels (up to 31 m/s(2)) have been measured in association with rock drills, HAVS has not been scientifically evaluated in the South African mining industry...
  40. ncbi request reprint Latent period for symptomatic sensitization in bakeries
    Richard Barraclough
    Occup Med (Lond) 55:580. 2005