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Emotion regulation and burnout in doctors: a systematic review.

Occup Med (Lond) 2019 Feb;69(1):9-21

Guy's and St. Thomas' Occupational Health Service, Lambeth, London.

Background: Burnout is a pervasive health condition affecting many doctors at various stages in their careers. Characterized by emotional exhaustion, depersonalization, and a reduced sense of personal accomplishment it can result in significant personal and professional consequences putting patient care at risk. Emotion regulation describes a capacity to self-modulate emotions to achieve desirable emotional outcomes. Read More

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February 2019

Managing traumatic stress in the workplace.

Occup Med (Lond) 2019 Feb;69(1):2-4

Health Protection Research Unit, King's College London, London, UK.

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February 2019

Mental health in the workplace.

Occup Med (Lond) 2019 Feb;69(1):5-6

Occupational Physician, County Hall Apartments, Chicheley Street, London, UK.

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February 2019

Anxiety and depression symptoms among gas and oil industry workers.

Occup Med (Lond) 2019 Feb;69(1):22-27

Department of Neurology, Clinical Center University of Sarajevo, Sarajevo, Bosnia and Herzegovina.

Background: Oil and gas industry workers appear to suffer from anxiety and depression more frequently than the general population.

Aims: To establish the prevalence of depression and anxiety symptoms among offshore workers working for an oil and gas company and to identify the main stressors that lead to symptoms of these disorders.

Methods: One thousand seven hundred and forty-seven workers employed in an offshore oil and gas company in the Middle East completed the Generalized Anxiety Disorder (GAD-7) and Patient Health (PHQ-9) questionnaires. Read More

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February 2019
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Post-traumatic growth in (ex-) military personnel: review and qualitative synthesis.

Occup Med (Lond) 2018 Dec;68(9):617-625

King's Centre for Military Health Research, King's College London, Weston Education Centre, London, UK.

Background: Military service can be a traumatic experience and cause mental health problems in a minority of personnel, such as post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD), which is linked to negative long-term outcomes. As a result, PTSD has received significant research attention. However, post-traumatic growth (PTG) is a newer construct, with comparatively little known about its presentation and development. Read More

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December 2018
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Sensitization in the UK Supreme Court.

Occup Med (Lond) 2018 Dec;68(9):566-568

Occupational Physician, County Hall Apartments, London, UK.

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December 2018

Corrigendum to: Organizational justice and the psychological contract.

Authors:
Steven Nimmo

Occup Med (Lond) 2019 Feb;69(1):77

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February 2019

Loneliness and social isolation of military veterans: systematic narrative review.

Occup Med (Lond) 2018 Dec;68(9):600-609

Faculty of Health and Life Sciences, Department of Nursing, Midwifery and Health, Northern Hub for Veterans and Military Families' Research, Northumbria University, Newcastle-upon-Tyne, UK.

Background: Loneliness and social isolation are being increasingly recognized as influencing both physical and mental health. There is limited research carried out with military veterans and, to date, there is no review of existing evidence.

Aims: To synthesize and examine the evidence exploring aspects of social isolation and loneliness of military veterans, using a systematic narrative review strategy. Read More

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December 2018

Menopause and work: an overview of UK guidance.

Occup Med (Lond) 2018 Dec;68(9):580-586

Division of Psychiatry and Applied Psychology, School of Medicine, Institute of Mental Health, University of Nottingham Innovation Park, Nottingham, UK.

Background: Recent evidence suggests that some women experience menopausal symptoms that impact on their working lives, and that work environments can impact upon the experience of menopause. As a result, guidance for employers and other key stakeholders about this potential occupational health issue has emerged. To date there has not been a review of these documents to identify their main recommendations for policy and practice. Read More

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December 2018

Exploring a rare case of occupational senna allergy.

Occup Med (Lond) 2018 Dec;68(9):641-643

Serviço de Imunoalergologia, Centro Hospitalar de São João, Porto, Portugal.

Background: Cassia angustifolia, or senna, is a plant belonging to the Fabaceae family, widely used as a laxative and as a colouring agent in hair dyes. Senna is rarely reported as an occupational allergic sensitizer in the current literature.

Aims: To describe the case and diagnostic approach of a suspected occupational senna allergy. Read More

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December 2018
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Managing the risk of bacterial meningitis among healthcare workers.

Occup Med (Lond) 2018 Nov 29. Epub 2018 Nov 29.

Department of Biomedicine and Prevention, University of Rome Tor Vergata, Rome, Italy.

Background: Meningococcal disease is generally caused by A, B, C, W and Y subgroups of Neisseria meningitidis. In 2015, the Italian mass media focused on this disease due to the death of two nurses. This generated alarm in the general population, especially in healthcare workers (HCWs). Read More

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November 2018
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Managing employees with dementia: a systematic review.

Occup Med (Lond) 2018 Nov 27. Epub 2018 Nov 27.

Division of Psychiatry and Applied Psychology, School of Medicine, University of Nottingham, Nottingham, UK.

Background: The experience of developing dementia while in employment has been explored from the point of view of the employee, but less is known about the perspectives, experiences and needs of employers.

Aims: To review systematically literature about the management of employees who develop dementia whilst in employment.

Methods: Databases searched included MEDLINE, EMBASE, PsycINFO, CINAHL, BNI, ABI Inform, ISI Web of Science, Open Grey and dementia journals database; 44 documents were identified for inclusion in the review: 22 journal papers, one PhD thesis and 21 articles, reports and webpages from the grey literature. Read More

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November 2018
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Family cohesion and family size moderating burnout and recovery connection.

Occup Med (Lond) 2019 Feb;69(1):28-34

Department of Sociology, Faculty of Management and Social Sciences, Federal University Ndufu-Alike, Ikwo, Ebonyi State, Nigeria.

Background: It has been argued that family issues in individual cultures do not correlate with fulfilment. However, the universality of these findings is unknown as they are based on data from the Western world.

Aims: To examine the connection between job burnout and recovery and the moderating effects of perceived family cohesion and family size in this relationship. Read More

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February 2019

Cardiovascular risk assessments at occupational health services: employee experiences.

Occup Med (Lond) 2018 Nov 26. Epub 2018 Nov 26.

Cardiff Metropolitan University, Cardiff School of Sport and Health Sciences, Cyncoed Campus, Cardiff, UK.

Background: Across England in the UK, population screening for cardiovascular disease (CVD) primarily takes place within general practice in the form of the National Health Service Health Check. Additional screening sites such as occupational health are advocated to improve the population impact.

Aims: To investigate participant experiences with cardiovascular and type 2 diabetes risk assessment (RA) at occupational health and subsequent support-seeking at general practice. Read More

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November 2018
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Severe learning disabilities and consent.

Occup Med (Lond) 2018 Nov;68(8):494-495

Stockport NHS Foundation Trust.

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November 2018

The psychological and physiological health effects of fatigue.

Occup Med (Lond) 2018 Nov;68(8):502-511

Aviation Medicine Unit, RNZAF Base Auckland, Whenuapai, Auckland, New Zealand.

Background: The issue of employee fatigue is becoming increasingly prominent, particularly in safety-critical industries.

Aims: To produce an in-depth review collating the known psychological and physiological health and work effects of fatigue to guide mitigation strategies in safety-critical industries.

Methods: Literature searches were conducted via scientific databases using appropriate filters and keywords. Read More

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November 2018
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Fatigue risk management systems needed in healthcare.

Occup Med (Lond) 2018 Nov;68(8):496-498

Occupational Health Service, University of Edinburgh.

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November 2018
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Perceived barriers and facilitators in the assessment of occupational diseases.

Occup Med (Lond) 2018 Nov;68(8):555-558

Amsterdam UMC, University of Amsterdam, Coronel Institute of Occupational Health, Netherlands Center for Occupational Diseases, Amsterdam Public Health research institute, Amsterdam, the Netherlands.

Background: Information is collected worldwide on the diagnosis and assessment of occupational diseases (ODs) by occupational physicians (OPs). However, information on perceived facilitators and barriers to assessment is scarce.

Aims: To evaluate the perceived barriers and facilitators in the assessment of ODs by OPs. Read More

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November 2018

Leaveism in English and Welsh police forces: baseline reference values.

Occup Med (Lond) 2018 Dec;68(9):593-599

Centre for Organizational Health and Development, Division of Psychiatry and Applied Psychology, School of Medicine, University of Nottingham, Nottingham, UK.

Background: Leaveism is a recently coined term for alternative attendance behaviours to sickness absence and sickness presence. Initial studies suggest that leaveism might mask the true extent of sickness in organizations and represent a response to perceived job insecurity, the belief that sickness absence could harm promotion prospects, and low job gratification.

Aims: To generate baseline reference values for leaveism in English and Welsh police forces to facilitate benchmarking and risk-reduction activities. Read More

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December 2018
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Depression and occupational stress in Japanese school principals and vice-principals.

Occup Med (Lond) 2019 Feb;69(1):39-46

Department of Neuropsychiatry, Osaka City University, Graduate School of Medicine, Osaka, Japan.

Background: Teaching is one of the most stressful occupations. Over the last decade, about 5000 Japanese public school teachers per year have taken sick leave due to a mental illness. School principals and vice principals also face occupational stress, although few studies have examined occupational stress in these groups. Read More

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February 2019
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Work-related asthma from cleaning agents versus other agents.

Occup Med (Lond) 2018 Dec;68(9):587-592

Toronto Western Hospital and Department of Medicine, University of Toronto, Toronto, Ontario, Canada.

Background: Cleaning agents have been commonly implicated as causative or triggering factors in work-related asthma (WRA), mainly from epidemiologic studies. Relatively few clinical series have been reported.

Aims: We aimed to compare socio-demographic and clinical features among tertiary clinic patients with WRA exposed to cleaning and non-cleaning products. Read More

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December 2018
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Burnout, depression and paranoid ideation: a cluster-analytic study.

Authors:
R Bianchi L Janin

Occup Med (Lond) 2019 Feb;69(1):35-38

Institute of Work and Organizational Psychology, University of Neuchâtel, Neuchâtel, NE, Switzerland.

Background: A link between burnout and paranoid ideation has long been suspected. However, systematic research on the association has been scarce.

Aims: We investigated the relationship between burnout and paranoid ideation. Read More

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February 2019

Workplace health beliefs concerning physical activity and sedentary behaviour.

Occup Med (Lond) 2018 Dec;68(9):631-634

School of Psychology, Deakin University, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia.

Background: Sedentary behaviour (SB) in the form of uninterrupted sitting constitutes a risk factor for chronic disease that is independent of the risks associated with insufficient physical activity (PA). However, little is known about employee and manager health beliefs concerning SB and PA.

Aims: We assess health beliefs of desk-based workers concerning PA and SB accrued at work versus during leisure. Read More

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December 2018
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Organizational uptake of NICE guidance in promoting employees' psychological health.

Occup Med (Lond) 2019 Feb;69(1):47-53

University of Manchester, Manchester, UK.

Background: Annual costs to organizations of poor mental health are estimated to be between £33 billion and £42 billion. The UK's National Institute for Clinical Excellence (NICE) has produced evidence-based guidance on improving employees' psychological health, designed to encourage organizations to take preventative steps in tackling this high toll. However, the extent of implementation is not known outside the National Health Service. Read More

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February 2019
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Sun-related risks and risk reduction practices in Irish outdoor workers.

Occup Med (Lond) 2018 Dec;68(9):635-637

Centre for Safety and Health at Work, School of Public Health, Physiotherapy and Sports Science, University College Dublin, Dublin, Ireland.

Background: Ultraviolet radiation (UVR) is an occupational hazard for outdoor workers.

Aims: This descriptive study aimed to describe the solar UVR risk, and explore associations between demographic characteristics and sun-safety knowledge, risks and practices, in golf-course maintenance workers on the island of Ireland.

Methods: A survey, designed to collect demographic and occupational information, measures of skin cancer knowledge and sun protection practices, was completed by 154 male outdoor workers in the golf-course maintenance industry. Read More

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December 2018
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Evaluating an intervention addressing stress in emergency department clerical staff.

Authors:
J Norman S Basu

Occup Med (Lond) 2018 Dec;68(9):638-640

Health Management Limited, Altrincham, UK.

Background: Organizational stress is a significant occupational health challenge and is associated with multiple adverse health and social outcomes. Numerous studies have examined the sources of occupational stress in different workforces, but sparse evidence exists for the effectiveness of interventions to address it.

Aims: To evaluate interventions to reduce occupational stress in emergency department (ED) clerical staff. Read More

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December 2018

Interventions to enhance recovery in healthy workers; a scoping review.

Occup Med (Lond) 2019 Feb;69(1):54-63

Finnish Institute of Occupational Health, Turku, Finland.

Background: Faster recovery from work may help to prevent work-related ill health.

Aims: To provide a preliminary assessment of the range and nature of interventions that aim to improve recovery from cognitive and physical work.

Methods: A scoping review to examine the range and nature of the evidence, to identify gaps in the evidence base and to provide input for systematic reviews. Read More

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February 2019
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Secondary prevention of diabetes through workplace health screening.

Occup Med (Lond) 2018 Dec;68(9):610-616

Department of Health Policy and Management, University of California, Los Angeles, School of Public Health, Los Angeles, CA, USA.

Background: Workplace health screening offers a unique opportunity to assess individuals for type 2 diabetes mellitus.

Aims: To evaluate the association between workplace diabetes screening, subsequent diagnosis and changes in fasting plasma glucose (FPG), glycated haemoglobin (HbA1c) and body mass index (BMI) among individuals who screened positive for diabetes.

Methods: Employees without a prior diagnosis of diabetes participated in workplace health screening by 45 employers throughout the USA. Read More

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December 2018
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The impact of military service on health and well-being.

Occup Med (Lond) 2019 Feb;69(1):64-70

King's Centre for Military Health Research, King's College London, Weston Education Centre, London, UK.

Background: While it is known that some UK Armed Forces (UK AF) personnel and veterans experience physical and mental health problems, the possible future healthcare needs of military veterans are unknown.

Aims: To estimate the number of military personnel who may experience physical and/or psychological health problems associated with their military service.

Methods: Data were obtained via Freedom of Information requests to several sources, including Defence Statistics. Read More

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February 2019

Measles immunity in an Italian teaching hospital.

Occup Med (Lond) 2018 Oct 6. Epub 2018 Oct 6.

Department of Biomedicine and Prevention, University of Rome Tor Vergata, Rome, Italy.

Background: Healthcare workers (HCWs) have an increased exposure risk to measles, which can put them, their patients and their relatives at risk of infection. In Italy, 4617 cases of measles were reported in 2017; 302 involving HCWs. According to the Italian National Immunization and Prevention Plan, all HCWs should have demonstrable evidence of immunity to measles. Read More

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October 2018
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Needlestick injuries among Malaysian healthcare workers.

Occup Med (Lond) 2018 Oct 6. Epub 2018 Oct 6.

Occupational and Environmental Medicine, Institute of Clinical Sciences, College of Medical and Dental Sciences, University of Birmingham, Birmingham, UK.

Background: Needlestick injury (NSI) is a significant occupational health issue among healthcare workers (HCWs).

Aims: To determine the national self-reported incidence and risk factors for NSI among Malaysian Ministry of Health (MOH) HCWs.

Methods: Using data from the MOH national sharps injury surveillance programme, information on reported NSIs over a 1-year period (2016) for different HCW subgroups were extracted and analysed. Read More

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October 2018
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Retention among full-time occupational physicians in Japan.

Occup Med (Lond) 2018 Sep 28. Epub 2018 Sep 28.

Health Service Center, Jichi Medical University, Tochigi, Japan.

Background: To secure human resources for occupational medicine, it is important to analyse occupational physician retention trends and the factors associated with retention. However, little is currently known about this topic.

Aims: To identify occupational physician retention trends, to identify factors associated with this retention and to discuss the policy implications of the findings. Read More

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September 2018
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Documentation of work ability data in occupational health records.

Occup Med (Lond) 2018 Nov;68(8):544-550

Department of Health and Social Management, University of Eastern Finland, Kuopio, Finland.

Background: In Finland, patient health records are structured in the same way. Patient data entries are grouped using national headings and each data entry must have at least one heading.

Aims: To determine the use of national headings for the documentation of work ability data and to gather the experience of professionals on usefulness, ease of use and usability of national headings in occupational health services (OHSs). Read More

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November 2018
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Job stress and post-retirement health in the Hertfordshire Cohort Study.

Occup Med (Lond) 2018 Dec;68(9):572-579

Arthritis Research UK/MRC Centre for Musculoskeletal Health and Work, Southampton, UK.

Background: Job demand-control (DC) and effort-reward imbalance (ERI) are two commonly used measures of work stress which are independently associated with health.

Aims: To test the hypothesis that DC and ERI have different and cumulative effects on health.

Methods: DC and ERI were assessed in the Hertfordshire Cohort Study. Read More

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December 2018

Better return to work and sports after knee arthroplasty rehabilitation?

Occup Med (Lond) 2018 Dec;68(9):626-630

Amsterdam UMC, University of Amsterdam, Coronel Institute of Occupational Health, Amsterdam Public Health Research Institute, Amsterdam, The Netherlands.

Background: Younger knee arthroplasty patients expect to perform better in work and sports after surgery, and often at demanding levels. Although the provision of rehabilitation is almost universal, no systematic literature review reporting the effect of these exercise-based therapies on return to work and sports is available.

Aims: To investigate the effect of exercise-based therapies on return to work and sports after knee arthroplasty. Read More

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December 2018

The Presenteeism Scale as a measure of productivity loss.

Occup Med (Lond) 2018 Nov;68(8):512-518

Faculty of Social Sciences, University of Tampere, Tampere, Finland.

Background: Work Ability Score (WAS) is a common instrument for assessing work ability but its validity in assessing presenteeism and productivity loss is unknown.

Aims: To validate a WAS-based measure, the Presenteeism Scale (PS), and to evaluate its accuracy as a presenteeism instrument among forestry employees.

Methods: This validation study was based on questions of perceived WAS assessed using the Work Ability-Personal Radar (WA-PR) instrument and on questions of perceived productivity loss and presenteeism assessed using a cross-sectional questionnaire survey. Read More

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November 2018
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Lifestyle behaviours and perceived well-being in different fire service roles.

Occup Med (Lond) 2018 Nov;68(8):537-543

Department for Health, University of Bath, Bath, Somerset, UK.

Background: Aspects of the work environment influence employee well-being. However, it is unclear how employee lifestyle behaviours, health characteristics and well-being may differ within a broader occupational sector.

Aims: To investigate the health characteristics, lifestyle behaviours and well-being of three Fire and Rescue Service (FRS) occupational groups that differ in shift work and occupational demands: operational firefighters (FF), emergency control (EC) and administrative support (AS) workers. Read More

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November 2018
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Reply.

Occup Med (Lond) 2018 Sep;68(7):486

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September 2018
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Disaster risk reduction and sustainable development: the role for occupational health.

Occup Med (Lond) 2018 Sep;68(7):422-424

Global Disaster Risk Reduction, Public Health England, London, UK.

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September 2018
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Mentoring in occupational medicine: where might it fit in?

Occup Med (Lond) 2018 Sep;68(7):425-427

Programme Director Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Glasgow Mentoring Programme.

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September 2018

Bronchial hyper-responsiveness: a technical update.

Occup Med (Lond) 2018 Nov;68(8):519-522

Department of Internal Medicine, Yale Occupational and Environmental Medicine Program, Yale School of Medicine, Yale University, New Haven, CT, USA.

Background: Bronchial hyper-responsiveness (BHR) is often regarded as a 'hallmark' of asthma, and bronchoprovocation testing is frequently performed to support a diagnosis of asthma. The European Respiratory Society (ERS) and American Thoracic Society (ATS) have recently updated their technical standards and guidelines for performing methacholine challenge testing (MCT), the most commonly performed clinical test of BHR.

Aims: To review the updated guidelines and discuss the various changes and their potential impact on clinicians. Read More

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November 2018
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Work ability meetings-a survey of Finnish occupational physicians.

Occup Med (Lond) 2018 Nov;68(8):551-554

Unit of Primary Health Care, Helsinki University Central Hospital and Department of General Practice, University of Helsinki, Helsinki, Finland.

Background: Work ability meetings (WAMs) are planned discussions between an employee, a manager and an occupational physician (OP) to support work ability and return to work (RTW). During the last decade, WAMs become a popular intervention in Finnish occupational healthcare, although research on their content is lacking.

Aims: To describe the practice of WAMs in Finland. Read More

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November 2018
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Cleaning agent occupational asthma in the West Midlands, UK: 2000-16.

Occup Med (Lond) 2018 Nov;68(8):530-536

Birmingham Regional NHS Occupational Lung Disease Service, Birmingham Chest Clinic, Queensway, Birmingham, UK.

Background: Cleaning agents are now a common cause of occupational asthma (OA) worldwide. Irritant airway and sensitization mechanisms are implicated for a variety of old and new agents.

Aims: To describe the exposures responsible for cleaning agent OA diagnosed within a UK specialist occupational lung disease service between 2000 and 2016. Read More

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November 2018
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Investigating the predictors of workplace embitterment using a longitudinal design.

Occup Med (Lond) 2018 Nov;68(8):523-529

University of Surrey, Guildford, Surrey, UK.

Background: Embitterment has been described as the emotion generated by an event experienced as unjust. Although clinicians working in occupational health services readily recognize features of embitterment in organizations, little attention has been given to workplace embitterment. Research is warranted to identify predictors and features of employees' embitterment. Read More

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November 2018
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Oncological occupational physicians: meeting the challenge of an ageing workforce.

Authors:
Philip Wynn

Occup Med (Lond) 2018 Aug;68(6):348-349

Durham County Council, Durham, UK.

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August 2018
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Sedentary behaviour at work-an underappreciated occupational hazard?

Authors:
David Koh

Occup Med (Lond) 2018 Aug;68(6):350-351

Universiti Brunei Darussalam, Bandar Seri Begawan, Brunei Darussalam.

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Work-place bullying reflects evolutionary selection of the fittest.

Authors:
Josef Finsterer

Occup Med (Lond) 2018 Aug;68(6):415

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August 2018
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