Malo JL, Dewitte JD, Cartier A et al, The Quebec system of indemnification for occupational asthma. Description, efficacy, and costs, Rev Mal Respir, 1993;10:313-323,

BOHRF Original Authors' Main Conclusions

The original authors' main conclusions are taken from Abstract, Results and Discussion. They are decided upon by the authors of the BOHRF occupational asthma guidelines and form part of the guidelines.

Authors conclude that for subjects with occupational asthma in Quebec, the mean interval for a medico-legal decision is 8 months, a minority (8%) are still unemployed 2-4 years after being assessed, the quality of life is more affected than control group and the mean cost is close to $CAN 50,000. At 2 years or more after diagnosis, 84% required asthma medication despite no longer being exposed to the causative agent.

BOHRF Associated Evidence Statements

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- 4 Systems that incorporate retraining may be more effective than those that do not.

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