Occupational and Environmental

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  1. OBJECTIVES: To determine whether parachutes are effective in preventing major trauma related to gravitational challenge. DESIGN: Systematic review of randomised controlled trials. DATA SOURCES: Medline, Web of Science, Embase, and the Cochrane…
  2. Standardised questionnaires for the analysis of musculoskeletal symptoms in an ergonomic or occupational health context are presented. The questions are forced choice variants and may be either self-administered or used in interviews. They…
  3. OBJECTIVES: This paper reports on a systematic review of the international qualitative research literature on return to work. This review was undertaken in order to better understand the dimensions, processes, and practices of return to work.…
  4. INTRODUCTION: A systematic review was conducted to review the effectiveness of workplace-based return-to-work (RTW) interventions. METHOD: Seven databases were searched, in English and French, between January 1990 and December 2003 for peer-reviewed…
  5. The purpose of the present study was to study the effects of shift work on different dimensions of perceived fatigue, as well as to study if fatigue changes over an entire shift cycle, using the Swedish Occupational Fatigue Inventory (SOFI). The…
  6. Ten years after the publication of the position paper The hallmarks of cancer (Hanahan and Weinberg Cell 100:5770, 2000), it has become increasingly clear that mutated cells on their way to giving rise to a tumor have also to learn how to thrive in…
  7. The goal of therapy for bradycardia or tachycardia is to rapidly identify and treat patients who are hemodynamically unstable or symptomatic due to the arrhythmia. Drugs or, when appropriate, pacing may be used to control unstable or symptomatic…
  8. Musculoskeletal disorders (MSDs) were recognized as having occupational etiologic factors as early as the beginning of the 18th century. However, it was not until the 1970s that occupational factors were examined using epidemiologic methods, and the…
  9. STUDY DESIGN: Office workers invited and agreeing to participate were assigned to one of three study groups: a group receiving a highly adjustable chair with office ergonomics training, a training-only group, and a control group receiving the…

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