Meyer JD, Holt DL, Chen Y, Cherry NM, McDonald J C, SWORD 99: Surveillance Of Work-Related And Occupational Respiratory Disease In The UK, Occup Med (London), 2001;51:204-208,

BOHRF Original Authors' Main Conclusions

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The SWORD surveillance scheme uses systematic reporting from physicians to provide a picture of the incidence of occupational respiratory disease in the United Kingdom. Analysis of trends over past 8 years shows an increase in mesothelioma, but little change in occupational asthma (26% of cases). (Consistency of observations over 8 years).

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* 3 The reported incidence of occupational asthma has not decreased in recent years.

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