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 physical and psychosocial work environment is expected to modify recovery from shoulder disorders, but knowledge is limited. In a follow up study of musculoskeletal disorders in industrial and service workers, 113 employees were identified with a history of shoulder pain combined with clinic...
To assess whether low blood alcohol concentrations (BACs), at around half the UK legal driving limit, and undetectable by police roadside breathalysers, further impair driving already affected by sleepiness, particularly in young men, who are the most "at risk" group of drivers for having sleep ...
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 report, analyse, and discuss the results of a systematic review looking at intervention strategies to reduce the risk factors associated with patient handling activities. A search strategy was devised to seek out research between 1960 and 2001. Inclusion/exclusion criteria limited the entry o...
To determine whether changes in number of staff in work sites are associated with medically certified sick leave among employees with an increased risk of developing cardiovascular disease. The 5720 employees (aged 18-65) were from the WOLF study of cardiovascular risk factors in working men and...
There is growing evidence that adolescent workers are at greater risk for work injury. To investigate the severity of work injuries across age groups. Workers' compensation records were used to examine work related injuries among adolescents (15-19 years old), young adults (20-24 years old), and...
An increased rate of non-Hodgkin's lymphoma (NHL) has been repeatedly observed among farmers, but identification of specific exposures that explain this observation has proven difficult. During the 1980s, the National Cancer Institute conducted three case-control studies of NHL in the midwestern...
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...