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  1. Content type: Case report

    In most reported cases of lung trauma with water proofing products, volatile organic compounds (VOC) have a prominent role. Here we report on a case involving ten workers exposed to a sprayed product containin...

    Authors: Paul T. J. Scheepers, Lucie Masen-Poos, Frits G. B. G. J. van Rooy, Arné Oerlemans, Eline van Daalen, Robbert Cremers, Hera Lichtenbeld, Bonne Biesma, Jorid B. Sørli, Ismo K. Koponen, Søren Thor Larsen, Peder Wolkoff and Asger W. Nørgaard

    Citation: Journal of Occupational Medicine and Toxicology 2017 12:33

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  2. Content type: Research

    Despite the particular demands inherent to offshore work, little is known about the working conditions of employees in the German offshore wind industry. To date, neither offshore employees’ job demands and re...

    Authors: Janika Mette, Marcial Velasco Garrido, Volker Harth, Alexandra M. Preisser and Stefanie Mache

    Citation: Journal of Occupational Medicine and Toxicology 2017 12:35

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  3. Content type: Research

    Carpal tunnel syndrome (CTS) is the most common compression neuropathy, but there is no gold standard for establishing the diagnosis. The ability to feel vibrations in the fingertips is dependent on the functi...

    Authors: Magnus Flondell, Birgitta Rosén, Gert Andersson, Tommy Schyman, Lars B. Dahlin and Anders Björkman

    Citation: Journal of Occupational Medicine and Toxicology 2017 12:34

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  4. Content type: Research

    Breast cancer is the most frequent localization of malignant process in American women and women of European countries. To date it is not possible to control the morbidity growth due to lack of effective ways ...

    Authors: А. Romaniuk, M. Lyndin, V. Sikora, Y. Lyndina, S. Romaniuk and K. Sikora

    Citation: Journal of Occupational Medicine and Toxicology 2017 12:32

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  5. Content type: Research

    Occupational exposure is known to play a role in the aetiology of lymphomas. The aim of the present work was to explore the occupational risk of the major B-cell lymphoma subtypes using a case–control study de...

    Authors: Giovanni Maria Ferri, Giorgina Specchia, Patrizio Mazza, Giuseppe Ingravallo, Graziana Intranuovo, Chiara Monica Guastadisegno, Maria Luisa Congedo, Gianfranco Lagioia, Maria Cristina Loparco, Annamaria Giordano, Tommasina Perrone, Francesco Guadio, Caterina Spinosa, Carla Minoia, Lucia D’Onghia, Michela Strusi…

    Citation: Journal of Occupational Medicine and Toxicology 2017 12:31

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  6. Content type: Research

    The occupation of waste-picking characterised as 3Ds – dangerous, drudgery and demanding. In this context, the study aimed to assess occupational morbidities among the waste-pickers and attempts to identify po...

    Authors: Praveen Chokhandre, Shrikant Singh and Gyan Chandra Kashyap

    Citation: Journal of Occupational Medicine and Toxicology 2017 12:30

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  7. Content type: Hypothesis

    In 1950, landmark epidemiology studies by Wynder & Graham and Doll & Hill contributed to identifying smoking as a potent carcinogen. In 2007, IARC classified shiftwork involving circadian disruption (CD) as pr...

    Authors: Thomas C. Erren and Philip Lewis

    Citation: Journal of Occupational Medicine and Toxicology 2017 12:29

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  8. Content type: Research

    Chronic low back pain (LBP) is a common health problem, with a large potential for primary prevention. Health utilities (HU) reflect which proportion of their expected remaining life time individuals would hyp...

    Authors: Anna Lene Seidler, Constanze Rethberg, Jochen Schmitt, Albert Nienhaus and Andreas Seidler

    Citation: Journal of Occupational Medicine and Toxicology 2017 12:28

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  9. Content type: Research

    Musculoskeletal disorders are the main complaints for visiting a physical therapist (PT) in primary health care; they have a negative effect on an individual’s quality of life and result in a major cost to soc...

    Authors: Wiebke Oswald, Nathan Hutting, Josephine A. Engels, J. Bart Staal, Maria W. G. Nijhuis-van der Sanden and Yvonne F. Heerkens

    Citation: Journal of Occupational Medicine and Toxicology 2017 12:27

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  10. Content type: Short Report

    Preservation of museum objects with inorganic arsenic compounds and contamination of the surroundings has previously been documented. The present study addresses the exposure of museum staff by measuring arsen...

    Authors: Amanda Mithander, Thomas Göen, Gitte Felding and Peter Jacobsen

    Citation: Journal of Occupational Medicine and Toxicology 2017 12:26

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  11. Content type: Case report

    Health surveillance of formerly asbestos exposed individuals focus on early detection of asbestos related diseases, such as lung fibrosis (asbestosis), pleural plaques, mesothelioma and lung cancer in particul...

    Authors: Christian Eisenhawer, Michael K. Felten, Thomas Hager, Mikhail Gronostayskiy, Philipp Bruners, Andrea Tannapfel and Thomas Kraus

    Citation: Journal of Occupational Medicine and Toxicology 2017 12:25

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  12. Content type: Research

    Psychosocial risks are now widely recognised as one of the biggest challenges for occupational safety and health (OSH) and a major public health concern. The aim of this paper is to investigate the Portuguese ...

    Authors: Susel Rosário, Luís F. Azevedo, João A. Fonseca, Albert Nienhaus, Matthias Nübling and José Torres da Costa

    Citation: Journal of Occupational Medicine and Toxicology 2017 12:24

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  13. Content type: Research

    No etiological prediction model incorporating biomarkers is available to predict bladder cancer risk associated with occupational exposure to aromatic amines.

    Authors: Giuseppe Mastrangelo, Angela Carta, Cecilia Arici, Sofia Pavanello and Stefano Porru

    Citation: Journal of Occupational Medicine and Toxicology 2017 12:23

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  14. Content type: Research

    According to International Labor Organization (ILO), occupational accidents and work-related diseases are the causes for millions of deaths of workers every year. In addition, many millions of workers suffer n...

    Authors: Solomon Tesfa Tezera, Daniel Haile Chercos and Awrajaw Dessie

    Citation: Journal of Occupational Medicine and Toxicology 2017 12:22

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  15. Content type: Study protocol

    Studies show that endangered work ability (EWA) can be maintained or restored through medical rehabilitation (MR). For patients, general practitioners (GP) represent an important point of access to MR in outpa...

    Authors: Stephan Fuchs, Katrin Parthier, Andreas Wienke, Wilfried Mau and Andreas Klement

    Citation: Journal of Occupational Medicine and Toxicology 2017 12:21

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  16. Content type: Research

    Tobacco use is the second major cause of morbidity and the 4th most common health risk factor in the world. Medical professionals have a critical role in the process of smoking cessation both as advisers and b...

    Authors: Brankica Juranić, Željko Rakošec, Jelena Jakab, Štefica Mikšić, Suzana Vuletić, Marul Ivandić and Ivka Blažević

    Citation: Journal of Occupational Medicine and Toxicology 2017 12:20

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  17. Content type: Methodology

    Imbalances in female career promotion are a key factor of gender disparities at the workplace. They may lead to stress and stress-related diseases including burnout, depression or cardiovascular diseases. Sinc...

    Authors: Dörthe Brüggmann and David A. Groneberg

    Citation: Journal of Occupational Medicine and Toxicology 2017 12:18

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  18. Content type: Research

    The prevalence of effort-reward imbalance (ERI) among qualified childcare workers in Germany is currently estimated at around 65%. High rates of burnout and musculoskeletal symptoms (MS) have also been reporte...

    Authors: Peter Koch, Jan Felix Kersten, Johanna Stranzinger and Albert Nienhaus

    Citation: Journal of Occupational Medicine and Toxicology 2017 12:16

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  19. Content type: Research

    Drinking water contamination with hexavalent chromium [Cr (VI)] has become one of the most serious public health problems, thus the investigation of Cr (VI)-induced hepatotoxicity has attracted much attention ...

    Authors: Xiali Zhong, Ming Zeng, Huanfeng Bian, Caigao Zhong and Fang Xiao

    Citation: Journal of Occupational Medicine and Toxicology 2017 12:15

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  20. Content type: Research

    An adequate dance floor is said to prevent injuries. On the basis of scientific research, numerous recommendations regarding an adequate dance floor have been developed. Up to the present, however, studies hav...

    Authors: Eileen M. Wanke, Mike Schmidt, Doris Klingelhöfer, Jeremy Leslie-Spinks, Daniela Ohlendorf and David A. Groneberg

    Citation: Journal of Occupational Medicine and Toxicology 2017 12:14

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  21. Content type: Research

    Investigation of basic chronic inflammatory mechanisms and development of new therapeutics targeting the respiratory tract requires appropriate testing systems, including those to monitor long- persistence. Hu...

    Authors: Vanessa Neuhaus, Dirk Schaudien, Tatiana Golovina, Ulla-Angela Temann, Carolann Thompson, Torsten Lippmann, Claus Bersch, Olaf Pfennig, Danny Jonigk, Peter Braubach, Hans-Gerd Fieguth, Gregor Warnecke, Vidadi Yusibov, Katherina Sewald and Armin Braun

    Citation: Journal of Occupational Medicine and Toxicology 2017 12:13

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  22. Content type: Research

    The tuberculosis (TB) incidence rate in foreign-born individuals has been increasing in Germany in recent years. Foreign students may be an important source of latent tuberculosis infection (LTBI) in low-incid...

    Authors: Elia Noemi Gallegos Morales, Johannes Knierer, Anja Schablon, Albert Nienhaus and Jan Felix Kersten

    Citation: Journal of Occupational Medicine and Toxicology 2017 12:12

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  23. Content type: Research

    In recent years, there has been an increasing interest in psychosocial workplace risk assessments in Germany. One of the questionnaires commonly employed for this purpose is the Short Questionnaire for Workpla...

    Authors: Patricia Appel, Michael Schuler, Heiner Vogel, Amina Oezelsel and Hermann Faller

    Citation: Journal of Occupational Medicine and Toxicology 2017 12:11

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