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Evaluation of fitness to utilize Self-Contained Breathing Apparatus (SCBA)

Miedinger, David and Bläuenstein, Andrea and Wolf, Nathalie and Frey, Franz and Karli, Christoph and Leuppi, Jörg D.. (2010) Evaluation of fitness to utilize Self-Contained Breathing Apparatus (SCBA). Journal of asthma, Vol. 47, no. 2. pp. 178-184.

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Abstract

Breathing dry, cold air may cause bronchoconstriction in asthmatics working with self-contained breathing apparatus (SCBA). Air delivered by SCBA is cooler than ambient air. It is unclear whether a bronchial challenge test using mannitol (BCTM) can predict a fall in forced expiratory volume in one second (FEV(1)) during exercise with SCBA.
Faculties and Departments:03 Faculty of Medicine > Bereich Medizinische Fächer (Klinik) > Pneumologie
03 Faculty of Medicine > Departement Klinische Forschung > Bereich Medizinische Fächer (Klinik) > Pneumologie
UniBasel Contributors:Leuppi, Jörg D.
Item Type:Article, refereed
Article Subtype:Research Article
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Publisher:Taylor & Francis
ISSN:0277-0903
Note:Publication type according to Uni Basel Research Database: Journal article
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