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  1. Relationships between work environment factors and workers' well-being in the maritime industry.

    International maritime health 64(2):80 (2013) PMID 23788224

    The aim of this study was to determine whether physical and psychosocial work factors are related to the levels of job satisfaction and intentions to leave in the maritime industry, and to determine whether there exist cross-cultural differences in work factors, job satisfaction and intentions to le...
  2. Global partnership on HIV and mobile workers in the maritime sector.

    International maritime health 62(4):189 (2010) PMID 21348011

  3. Human and fishing vessel losses in sea accidents in the UK fishing industry from 1948 to 2008.

    International maritime health 62(3):143 (2010) PMID 21154301

  4. Time for revision of seafarers vision testing?

    International maritime health 59(1-4):124 (2008) PMID 19227746

  5. Life rafts--ventillation is vital.

    International maritime health 54(1-4):86 (2003) PMID 14974781

  6. Oxidative stress during oxygen tolerance test.

    International maritime health 54(1-4):117 (2003) PMID 14974785

    We observed a small, however statistically significant increase of PC and decrease of t-SH. A significant decrease of HSP70 was detected, however false positives of initial measurements are suspected. In summary, in young healthy subjects 30 min of breathing oxygen under pressure of 280 kPa(a) induc...
  7. Standards on medical fitness examinations for Navy divers.

    International maritime health 54(1-4):135 (2003) PMID 14974787

    The German Navy employs approximately 480 divers in their primary and secondary role. Before entering diving training, every diver has to pass an intensive physical examination programme at the German Naval Medical Institute (NMI) in Kiel-Kronshagen. Annual follow-ups ensure the currency of the medi...
  8. Risk of cardiovascular diseases in seafarers.

    International maritime health 65(2):53 (2014) PMID 25231325

    Seafarers experience a lot of job-related risk factors for cardiovascular diseases (CVD). Considering the healthy-worker effect due to the biennial pre-employment examination and the periodical medical fitness tests, a (slightly) elevated risk for CVD among seafarers is assumed compared to the refer...
  9. Aspirin in the treatment of decompression sickness: what can we learn from French experience?

    International maritime health 64(1):51 (2013) PMID 23788166

  10. Cardiovascular disease (CVD) in the Norwegian Arctic. Air ambulance operations 1999-2009 and future challenges in the region.

    International maritime health 62(3):117 (2010) PMID 21154297

    Background. Air ambulance operations in the Arctic have to deal with remote locations, long distances, rough weather conditions, seasonable darkness, and almost no alternative for landing. Despite these challenges, people expect high quality, specialist health care. Objective. This study aimed to an...