Occupational and Environmental Medicine
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- Ovid from 2001, CSA, Endocrine, Gale, BMJ Group, Ama, Aacr, Nephrology, Jstor, Rupress, Proquest, Aaas, BMJ, Csh, and Highwire from 1944
The Danish National Birth Cohort (DNBC) was used to examine whether shift work is associated with reduced fecundity as estimated by time to pregnancy (TTP). From 1 March 1998 to 1 May 2000, 39 913 pregnant women were enrolled in the DNBC. Data on job characteristics and TTP (0-2, 3-5, 6-12, and ...
To test whether the inflammatory potential of dust samples might be used to differentiate schools with high and low prevalence of building related symptoms (BRS) among the occupants. Ten schools with high prevalence of BRS and 10 schools with low prevalence were selected. Dust collected from flo...
Nosocomial infections place a heavy burden on overstretched health services. An audit of junior doctors' sick leave behaviour was undertaken in 1993 and again in 2001. The object was to ascertain the level of common infectious illness and to investigate whether junior doctors were remaining at w...
To summarise recent literature on the risk of prostate cancer in pesticide related occupations, to calculate the meta-rate ratio, and to compare it to data from meta-analyses previously published. A meta-analysis of 22 epidemiological studies, published between 1995 and 2001, was conducted in or...
To examine the mortality experience of 4221 employees from 1973 to 1999 and the illness absence patterns for 2203 employees from 1990 to 1999 of a chemical and refinery facility in Louisiana. Mortality and illness absence data were extracted from the Shell Oil Company's health surveillance syste...
The prevalence of welding related respiratory symptoms coexisting with welding related systemic symptoms in welders is unknown. To determine in a sample of welders the prevalence of coexisting welding related systemic symptoms indicative of metal fume fever (MFF) and welding related respiratory ...
Measurement of blood lead (BPb) is the usual method for biomonitoring of persons exposed to inorganic lead. To explore the use of salivary lead (SPb) as an alternative. BPb and SPb levels were measured in a group of 82 lead exposed adults. The mean BPb of the workers was 26.6 microg/dl (SD 8.6, ...
About 25% of greenhouse flower and/or ornamental plant growers sensitised to workplace flowers or moulds have occupational asthma, a disease that is suffered by 8% of the growers who cultivate these crops. To document a case of occupational asthma due to IgE mediated allergy to the flower Moluce...
Air pollution has been linked to increased rates of mortality, but little is known about individual characteristics related to the increase in risk. To examine short term effects of air pollution on daily mortality in elderly people in Bordeaux and compare characteristics of subjects > or =65 ye...