We report the predictive role of bronchial hyperreactivity on 10-yr decline of FEV1 in 351 workers exposed to travertine dust studied in 1985 and 1995. The most important finding was that this relationship was independent from the level of baseline airway obstruction.
|Pages (from-to)||a 711-a 711|
|Number of pages||1|
|Journal||American Journal of Respiratory and Critical Care Medicine|
|Publication status||Published - 1995|
- bronchial hyperreactivity
- lung function decline
- occupational COPD