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Anti-Oxidant N-Acetylcysteine Diminishes Diesel Exhaust-Induced Increased Airway Responsiveness in Person with Airway Hyper-Reactivity

Chris Carlsten, Meaghan J. MacNutt, Zhihong Zhang, Francesco Sava and Mandy M. Pui.

in Toxicological Sciences

June 2014; p ublished online April 2014 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Public Health; Medical Toxicology; Occupational Medicine. 5423 words.

Background: Inhalation of diesel exhaust (DE) at moderate concentrations causes increased airway responsiveness in asthmatics and increased airway...

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Basic principles of economic evaluation of occupational health and safety interventions

Oliver Rivero-Arias, Sue Jowett and Marjolein de Weerd.

in Current Topics in Occupational Epidemiology

August 2013; p ublished online October 2013 .

Chapter. Subjects: Public Health and Epidemiology; Occupational Medicine; Epidemiology. 6024 words.

Conducting economic evaluations in occupational epidemiology is challenging. This chapter provides an overview of the basic principles of economic evaluation of occupational health and...

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Biologically based exposure assessment for epidemiology

Thomas J. Smith and David Kriebel.

in Current Topics in Occupational Epidemiology

August 2013; p ublished online October 2013 .

Chapter. Subjects: Public Health and Epidemiology; Occupational Medicine; Epidemiology. 7513 words.

The ‘right’ choice of summary measure of exposure in epidemiological studies has long been a dilemma for study design and data analysis in environmental and occupational epidemiology. This...

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Cancer survivorship and work

Philip Wynn and Shirley D’Sa.

in Fitness for Work

January 2013; p ublished online April 2013 .

Chapter. Subjects: Occupational Medicine; Public Health and Epidemiology; Occupational Therapy; Clinical Oncology. 8690 words.

About 5 per cent of the overall UK cancer burden can be attributed to occupational exposures. However, occupational physicians in clinical practice are most likely to be called upon to...

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Cardiovascular disorders

Anne E. Price and Michael C. Petch.

in Fitness for Work

January 2013; p ublished online April 2013 .

Chapter. Subjects: Occupational Medicine; Public Health and Epidemiology; Occupational Therapy; Cardiovascular Medicine. 9926 words.

Cardiovascular disorders remain one of the commonest causes of ill health and death but their incidence in Western society has been declining and there have also been significant reductions...

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Contribution of Carboxylesterase and Cytochrome P450 to the Bioactivation and Detoxification of Isocarbophos and Its Enantiomers in Human Liver Microsomes

Xiao-Mei Zhuang, Xia Wei, Yan Tan, Wei-Bin Xiao, Hai-Ying Yang, Jian-Wei Xie, Chuang Lu and Hua Li.

in Toxicological Sciences

July 2014; p ublished online April 2014 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Public Health; Medical Toxicology; Occupational Medicine. 5841 words.

Organophosphorus pesticides are the most widely used pesticides in modern agricultural systems to ensure good harvests. Isocarbophos (ICP), with a potent acetylcholinesterase inhibitory...

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Current Topics in Occupational Epidemiology

Edited by Katherine Venables.

August 2013; p ublished online October 2013 .

Book. Subjects: Public Health and Epidemiology; Occupational Medicine; Epidemiology. 288 pages.

Current Topics in Occupational Epidemiology is an in-depth study of contemporary issues and emerging themes in the field. Divided into seven parts it discusses 'new' occupational diseases...

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Dermatological disorders

Ursula T. Ferriday and I. S. Foulds.

in Fitness for Work

January 2013; p ublished online April 2013 .

Chapter. Subjects: Occupational Medicine; Public Health and Epidemiology; Occupational Therapy; Dermatology. 4534 words.

The skin acts as a protective barrier against a number of hazards within our environment. These hazards can be: chemical, e.g. acids, alkalis, solvents, cutting, or soluble oils; biologicalnull...

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Diabetes mellitus and other endocrine disorders

Eugene R. Waclawski and Geoff Gill.

in Fitness for Work

January 2013; p ublished online April 2013 .

Chapter. Subjects: Occupational Medicine; Public Health and Epidemiology; Occupational Therapy; Endocrinology and Diabetes. 8210 words.

A few studies of employment and diabetes in the UK indicate some increase in sickness absence. Recent research on the impact of hypoglycaemia at work indicated that severe hypoglycaemia was...

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Disability and equality law

Gillian S. Howard and Tony Williams.

in Fitness for Work

January 2013; p ublished online April 2013 .

Chapter. Subjects: Occupational Medicine; Public Health and Epidemiology; Occupational Therapy. 15560 words.

The Equality Act 2010 (EqA) (which applies in Great Britain and not in Northern Ireland) replaces the Disability Discrimination Act 1995 (DDA) and all the other antidiscrimination statutes...

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