P S Burge

Summary

Affiliation: Birmingham Heartlands Hospital
Country: UK

Publications

  1. pmc Prednisolone response in patients with chronic obstructive pulmonary disease: results from the ISOLDE study
    P S Burge
    Birmingham Heartlands Hospital, Bordesley Green East, Birmingham B9 5SS, UK University Hospital Aintree, Liverpool L9 7AL, UK
    Thorax 58:654-8. 2003
  2. ncbi request reprint COPD exacerbations: definitions and classifications
    S Burge
    Birmingham Heartlands Hospital, Birmingham, UK
    Eur Respir J Suppl 41:46s-53s. 2003
  3. pmc Sick building syndrome
    P S Burge
    Occupational Lung Disease Unit, Birmingham Heartlands Hospital, Bordesley Green East, Birmingham B9 5SS, UK
    Occup Environ Med 61:185-90. 2004
  4. doi request reprint Shift work effects on serial PEF measurements for occupational asthma
    V C Moore
    Occupational Lung Disease Unit, Birmingham Heartlands Hospital, Birmingham B9 5SS, UK
    Occup Med (Lond) 62:525-32. 2012
  5. doi request reprint Occupational asthma caused by heated triglycidyl isocyanurate
    W Anees
    Occupational Lung Disease Unit, Birmingham Heartlands Hospital, Birmingham B9 5SS, UK
    Occup Med (Lond) 61:65-7. 2011
  6. doi request reprint Diagnosis of occupational asthma from time point differences in serial PEF measurements
    C B S G Burge
    Occupational Lung Disease Unit, Birmingham Heartlands Hospital, Bordesley Green East, Birmingham B9 5SS, UK
    Thorax 64:1032-6. 2009
  7. doi request reprint Sensitization and irritant-induced occupational asthma with latency are clinically indistinguishable
    P S Burge
    Occupational Lung Disease Unit, Birmingham Heartlands Hospital, Birmingham B9 5SS, UK
    Occup Med (Lond) 62:129-33. 2012
  8. doi request reprint Differentiating occupational asthmatics from non-occupational asthmatics and irritant-exposed workers
    W Anees
    Occupational Lung Disease Unit, Department of Respiratory Medicine, Birmingham Heartlands Hospital, Bordesley Green East, Birmingham B9 5SS, UK
    Occup Med (Lond) 61:190-5. 2011
  9. doi request reprint An outbreak of occupational asthma due to chromium and cobalt
    G I Walters
    Occupational Lung Disease Unit, Birmingham Heartlands Hospital Bordesley Green East, Birmingham B9 5SS, UK
    Occup Med (Lond) 62:533-40. 2012
  10. ncbi request reprint Effect of peak expiratory flow data quantity on diagnostic sensitivity and specificity in occupational asthma
    W Anees
    Occupational Lung Disease Unit, Birmingham Heartlands Hospital, Birmingham, UK
    Eur Respir J 23:730-4. 2004

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Publications38

  1. pmc Prednisolone response in patients with chronic obstructive pulmonary disease: results from the ISOLDE study
    P S Burge
    Birmingham Heartlands Hospital, Bordesley Green East, Birmingham B9 5SS, UK University Hospital Aintree, Liverpool L9 7AL, UK
    Thorax 58:654-8. 2003
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  2. ncbi request reprint COPD exacerbations: definitions and classifications
    S Burge
    Birmingham Heartlands Hospital, Birmingham, UK
    Eur Respir J Suppl 41:46s-53s. 2003
    ..Healthcare utilisation is not an adequate substitute for severity, depending on many unrelated social and comorbidity factors. It is an outcome in its own right...
  3. pmc Sick building syndrome
    P S Burge
    Occupational Lung Disease Unit, Birmingham Heartlands Hospital, Bordesley Green East, Birmingham B9 5SS, UK
    Occup Environ Med 61:185-90. 2004
  4. doi request reprint Shift work effects on serial PEF measurements for occupational asthma
    V C Moore
    Occupational Lung Disease Unit, Birmingham Heartlands Hospital, Birmingham B9 5SS, UK
    Occup Med (Lond) 62:525-32. 2012
    ..When diagnosing occupational asthma (OA), serial peak expiratory flow (PEF) measurements are the recommended first line investigation, but could be confounded by shift work...
  5. doi request reprint Occupational asthma caused by heated triglycidyl isocyanurate
    W Anees
    Occupational Lung Disease Unit, Birmingham Heartlands Hospital, Birmingham B9 5SS, UK
    Occup Med (Lond) 61:65-7. 2011
    ..One worker tested only with unheated TGIC had a negative specific challenge test. Heated TGIC can cause occupational asthma from bystander exposure...
  6. doi request reprint Diagnosis of occupational asthma from time point differences in serial PEF measurements
    C B S G Burge
    Occupational Lung Disease Unit, Birmingham Heartlands Hospital, Bordesley Green East, Birmingham B9 5SS, UK
    Thorax 64:1032-6. 2009
    ..This was applied to serial PEF measurements made over many days in the workplace to supplement existing methods of PEF analysis...
  7. doi request reprint Sensitization and irritant-induced occupational asthma with latency are clinically indistinguishable
    P S Burge
    Occupational Lung Disease Unit, Birmingham Heartlands Hospital, Birmingham B9 5SS, UK
    Occup Med (Lond) 62:129-33. 2012
    ..Acute irritant exposures at work are well-recognized causes of asthma. In the occupational setting, low-dose exposure to the same agent does not provoke asthma. Occupational asthma (OA) with latency due to irritants is not widely accepted...
  8. doi request reprint Differentiating occupational asthmatics from non-occupational asthmatics and irritant-exposed workers
    W Anees
    Occupational Lung Disease Unit, Department of Respiratory Medicine, Birmingham Heartlands Hospital, Bordesley Green East, Birmingham B9 5SS, UK
    Occup Med (Lond) 61:190-5. 2011
    ..Serial peak expiratory flow (PEF) records have been recommended as a first-line investigation in workers suspected as having occupational asthma (OA)...
  9. doi request reprint An outbreak of occupational asthma due to chromium and cobalt
    G I Walters
    Occupational Lung Disease Unit, Birmingham Heartlands Hospital Bordesley Green East, Birmingham B9 5SS, UK
    Occup Med (Lond) 62:533-40. 2012
    ..Four cases of occupational asthma (OA) due to chromium salt (3) and cobalt (1) were diagnosed by serial peak-expiratory flow measurements and specific inhalation challenge testing...
  10. ncbi request reprint Effect of peak expiratory flow data quantity on diagnostic sensitivity and specificity in occupational asthma
    W Anees
    Occupational Lung Disease Unit, Birmingham Heartlands Hospital, Birmingham, UK
    Eur Respir J 23:730-4. 2004
    ..1 and 91.8 versus 63.6 and 83.3% for inadequate records. Peak expiratory flow records for the diagnosis of occupational asthma should be interpreted with caution if they do not satisfy the suggested minimum data quantity criteria...
  11. pmc FEV1 decline in occupational asthma
    W Anees
    Occupational Lung Disease Unit, Birmingham Heartlands Hospital, Birmingham, UK
    Thorax 61:751-5. 2006
    ..However, there is little information available on how rapidly lung function declines in those who continue to be exposed, nor how removal from exposure affects lung function...
  12. doi request reprint Serial PEF measurement is superior to cross-shift change in diagnosing occupational asthma
    D Park
    Birmingham Heartlands Hospital, University of Birmingham, Edgbaston, UK
    Eur Respir J 34:574-8. 2009
    ..7% and a specificity of 100%. Cross-shift changes in PEF in morning/day-shift workers have poor sensitivity in diagnosing occupational asthma, and are inferior to serial techniques...
  13. pmc Randomised, double blind, placebo controlled study of fluticasone propionate in patients with moderate to severe chronic obstructive pulmonary disease: the ISOLDE trial
    P S Burge
    Department of Respiratory Medicine, Birmingham Heartlands Hospital, Birmingham B9 5SS
    BMJ 320:1297-303. 2000
    ..To determine the effect of long term inhaled corticosteroids on lung function, exacerbations, and health status in patients with moderate to severe chronic obstructive pulmonary disease...
  14. ncbi request reprint OASYS-3: improved analysis of serial peak expiratory flow in suspected occupational asthma
    P Bright
    Occupational Lung Disease Unit Centre, Birmingham Heartlands Hospital, Birmingham, B9 5SS
    Monaldi Arch Chest Dis 56:281-8. 2001
    ..OASYS-3 provides an objective method of interpreting serial peak flow records with a sensitivity and specificity approaching that of a human expert and is a modest improvement on OASYS-2...
  15. doi request reprint Twenty years of SHIELD: decreasing incidence of occupational asthma in the West Midlands, UK?
    G I Walters
    Occupational Lung Disease Unit, Birmingham Heartlands Hospital, Birmingham, UK
    Occup Environ Med 72:304-10. 2015
    ..We aimed to describe and account for trends in the incidence of OA in the West Midlands, UK using annual notification data from the SHIELD voluntary surveillance scheme over the period 1991-2011...
  16. doi request reprint Can serial PEF measurements separate occupational asthma from allergic alveolitis?
    P S Burge
    Occupational Lung Disease Unit, Birmingham Heartlands Hospital, Birmingham B9 5SS, UK
    Occup Med (Lond) 65:251-5. 2015
    ..Occupational asthma commonly results in work-related changes in serial peak expiratory flow (PEF) measurements. Whether alveolitis can result in similar changes is unknown...
  17. ncbi request reprint Occupational asthma and allergy to sevoflurane and isoflurane in anaesthetic staff
    A D Vellore
    Occupational Lung Disease Unit, Birmingham Heartlands Hospital, Birmingham B9 5SS, UK
    Allergy 61:1485-6. 2006
  18. doi request reprint Cobalt asthma in metalworkers from an automotive engine valve manufacturer
    G I Walters
    Occupational Lung Disease Unit, Birmingham Heartlands Hospital, Bordesley Green East, Birmingham B9 5SS, UK
    Occup Med (Lond) 64:358-64. 2014
    ..Cobalt asthma has previously been described in cobalt production workers, diamond polishers and glassware manufacturers...
  19. pmc Agents and trends in health care workers' occupational asthma
    G I Walters
    Occupational Lung Disease Unit, Birmingham Heartlands Hospital, Bordesley Green East, Birmingham B9 5SS, UK
    Occup Med (Lond) 63:513-6. 2013
    ..There is a disproportionately high number of cases of work-related asthma occurring in health care occupations due to agents such as glutaraldehyde, latex and cleaning products...
  20. ncbi request reprint Occupational asthma caused by chloramines in indoor swimming-pool air
    K M Thickett
    Dept of Respiratory Medicine, Heartlands Hospital, Birmingham, UK
    Eur Respir J 19:827-32. 2002
    ..The air above indoor swimming pools therefore needs to be assessed and managed as carefully as the water...
  21. pmc Occupational asthma due to low molecular weight agents: eosinophilic and non-eosinophilic variants
    W Anees
    Occupational Lung Disease Unit, Birmingham Heartlands Hospital, Birmingham B9 5SS, UK
    Thorax 57:231-6. 2002
    ..It was hypothesised that these workers would have a neutrophilic rather than an eosinophilic airway inflammatory response...
  22. ncbi request reprint Occupational asthma induced by thiamine in a vitamin supplement for breakfast cereals
    V J Drought
    Occupational Lung Disease Unit, Respiratory Medicine, Birmingham Heartlands Hospital, Bordesley Green East, Birmingham B9 5SS, UK
    Allergy 60:1213-4. 2005
  23. pmc Bronchodilator reversibility testing in chronic obstructive pulmonary disease
    P M A Calverley
    Department of Medicine, The University of Liverpool, Liverpool, UK
    Thorax 58:659-64. 2003
    ..The reliability of the recommended response criteria and their relationship to disease progression has not been established...
  24. ncbi request reprint Disease severity and the effect of fluticasone propionate on chronic obstructive pulmonary disease exacerbations
    P W Jones
    Division of Physiological Medicine, St George s Hospital Medical School, London, UK
    Eur Respir J 21:68-73. 2003
    ....
  25. ncbi request reprint Short-term respiratory effects of cleaning exposures in female domestic cleaners
    M Medina-Ramón
    Respiratory and Environmental Health Research Unit, Municipal Institute of Medical Research IMIM, Dr Aiguader 80, E 08003 Barcelona, Spain
    Eur Respir J 27:1196-203. 2006
    ..It is concluded that exposure to certain irritant cleaning products aggravates lower respiratory tract symptoms in female domestic cleaners with asthma or chronic bronchitis...
  26. ncbi request reprint Impact of preventing exacerbations on deterioration of health status in COPD
    S Spencer
    Dept of Health and Social Care, Brunel University, Isleworth, UK
    Eur Respir J 23:698-702. 2004
    ..Statistical modelling showed the beneficial effect of fluticasone propionate on deterioration in health status to be largely due to its effect on exacerbation frequency...
  27. doi request reprint Outcomes for COPD pharmacological trials: from lung function to biomarkers
    M Cazzola
    Unit of Respiratory Diseases, Dept of Internal Medicine, University of Rome Tor Vergata, Via Montpellier 1, 00133 Rome, Italy
    Eur Respir J 31:416-69. 2008
    ..Based on their review of the published literature, the following document has been prepared with individual sections that address specific outcomes and markers, and a final section that summarises their recommendations...
  28. 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
  29. pmc Inhaled corticosteroids and mortality in chronic obstructive pulmonary disease
    D D Sin
    James Hogg iCAPTURE Center for Cardiovascular and Pulmonary Research, St Paul s Hospital, 1081 Burrard Street, and Department of Medicine, University of British Columbia, Vancouver, BC, Canada, V6Z 1Y6
    Thorax 60:992-7. 2005
    ..Clinical studies suggest that inhaled corticosteroids reduce exacerbations and improve health status in chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD). However, their effect on mortality is unknown...
  30. pmc Evidence based guidelines for the prevention, identification, and management of occupational asthma
    P J Nicholson
    Procter and Gamble, Whitehall Lane, Egham, Surrey, UK
    Occup Environ Med 62:290-9. 2005
    ..This work was commissioned by the British Occupational Health Research Foundation to assist the Health and Safety Executive in achieving its target of reducing the incidence of occupational asthma in Great Britain by 30% by 2010...
  31. ncbi request reprint [Inhaled corticosteroids and mortality in chronic obstructive pulmonary disease]
    D D Sin
    Rev Port Pneumol 11:603-7. 2005
  32. ncbi request reprint Guidance on standards of health for clinical health care workers
    C J M Poole
    Dudley Priority Health NHS Trust, Health Centre, Cross Street, Dudley DY1 1RN, UK
    Occup Med (Lond) 52:17-24. 2002
    ..These guidelines have been written to assist with such judgements and to facilitate equitable decision making in matters of employment...
  33. ncbi request reprint Occupational asthma due to low molecular weight agents
    F Di Stefano
    Department of Medicine and Science of Aging, Section of Allergy, Clinical Immunology and Occupational Medicine, University G D Annunzio, Chieti, Italy
    Int J Immunopathol Pharmacol 17:77-82. 2004
    ..The primary prevention is based on appropriate interventions tn the workplace. The strict medical surveillance of workers may allow the early diagnosis and removal from further exposure in order to prevent morbidity and disability...
  34. pmc Interpretation of occupational peak flow records: level of agreement between expert clinicians and Oasys-2
    D R Baldwin
    Department of Respiratory Medicine, Nottingham City Hospital, UK
    Thorax 57:860-4. 2002
    ..A study was undertaken to assess the level of agreement between expert clinicians interpreting serial PEF measurements in relation to work exposure and to compare the responses given by Oasys-2...
  35. pmc Defining and investigating occupational asthma: a consensus approach
    H C Francis
    North West Lung Research Centre, Wythenshawe Hospital, Manchester, UK
    Occup Environ Med 64:361-5. 2007
    ..At present there is no internationally agreed definition of occupational asthma and there is a lack of guidance regarding the resources that should be readily available to physicians running specialist occupational asthma services...
  36. pmc Clinical investigation of an outbreak of alveolitis and asthma in a car engine manufacturing plant
    W Robertson
    Department of Public Health, Health Sciences Research Institute, Warwick Medical School, University of Warwick, Coventry CV4 7AL, UK
    Thorax 62:981-90. 2007
    ....
  37. pmc So inhaled steroids slow the rate of decline of FEV1 in patients with COPD after all?
    P S Burge
    Thorax 58:911-3. 2003
  38. pmc BOHRF guidelines for occupational asthma
    A J Newman Taylor
    Thorax 60:364-6. 2005