Washington – The Center for the Polyurethane Industry is inviting doctors currently evaluating workers exposed to diisocyanates for possible occupational asthma to join a study.
As an incentive, they are being offered hands-on training for using The Guide for the Primary Care Physician in evaluating Diisocyanate Exposed Workers. The guide is designed for workers presenting with lower respiratory symptoms. Participating doctors will learn how to accurately assess respiratory complaints and chose appropriate treatments to manage work-related asthma.
The programme includes web-based training that will give doctors the correct step-by-step diagnostic approach to the symptoms. They will then be able to report anonymous data online and evaluate the effects of treatment on their patients.
The programme has been put together by David Bernstein of the University of Cincinnati College of Medicine, Gary Liss of the University of Toronto, and Cheryl Bernstein of the Bernstein Clinical Research Center.
For details, email [email protected] or phone +1 513 666 1554.