International Journal of Occupational Medicine and Environmental Health
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#1Beata Babiarczyk (University of Bielsko-Biała)H-Index: 4
#2Danuta Sternal (University of Bielsko-Biała)H-Index: 5
OBJECTIVES This study aimed to explore the self-care strategies undertaken by Polish nurses, and more specifically: to assess the participants' self-care strategies; to check self-medication patterns in the study group; and to analyze compliance with medical recommendations regarding pharmacotherapy. MATERIAL AND METHODS A quantitative and cross-sectional survey was conducted to examine the phenomenon of interest. The study employed a questionnaire survey with an independently designed questionn...
#1Jungsun Park (DCU: Catholic University of Daegu)
#2Yangho Kim (UOU: University of Ulsan)H-Index: 37
OBJECTIVES The authors characterized the demographic, socioeconomic, and psychosocial work factors associated with performance of unskilled manual work, and then identified the modifiable psychosocial work factors that affected the psychological well-being of these workers. MATERIAL AND METHODS This study analyzed data from the fifth Korean Working Condition Survey conducted in 2017. The study subjects were 37 081 Korean employees. The occupational classes investigated were: managers, profession...
#1Serah J. Allison (Cant.: University of Canterbury)H-Index: 1
#2Paul D. Docherty (Cant.: University of Canterbury)H-Index: 16
Last. James Geoffrey Chase (Cant.: University of Canterbury)H-Index: 14
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OBJECTIVES Ambulance officers administering methoxyflurane as an inhalational analgesic may be exposed to trace vapor. Fluoride is a methoxyflurane metabolite, and has been associated with acute renal failure in anesthesia patients and skeletal fluorosis with chronic elevated serum levels from other sources. However, there has been no direct measurement of serum fluoride in occupationally exposed ambulance officers. Thus, this study directly measures serum fluoride over a prolonged period in ord...
#1Marta Wiszniewska (Nofer Institute of Occupational Medicine)H-Index: 14
#2Andrzej Marcinkiewicz (Nofer Institute of Occupational Medicine)H-Index: 6
Last. Jolanta Walusiak Skorupa (Nofer Institute of Occupational Medicine)
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OBJECTIVES Epidemiological data on cancer diseases are alarming. The workplace has become an increasingly important site for disseminating health information and implementing health promotion activities. Occupational medicine physicians (OMPs) have the opportunity to carry out primary and secondary preventive activities focused on civilization diseases, especially cancer. The aim of this study was to evaluate the potential of OMPs in cancer prevention, including the analysis of factors determini...
#1O. Stieler (Poznan University of Medical Sciences)H-Index: 2
#2Wawrzyniec Loba (Poznan University of Medical Sciences)H-Index: 1
Last. Dorota Hojan-Jezierska (Poznan University of Medical Sciences)H-Index: 5
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OBJECTIVES It is generally held that exposure to both high-pressure and long-lasting contact with water makes diving a potentially hazardous sports activity as far as the ears are concerned. There is a number of research investigating the condition of the middle ear in a short period following diving; however, the knowledge regarding the long-term effects of regularly repeated diving remains limited. MATERIAL AND METHODS The aim of this study is to evaluate the function of the middle ear after a...
#1Marek Drobniewski (Medical University of Łódź)H-Index: 6
#2Marek Synder (Medical University of Łódź)H-Index: 18
Last. Andrzej Borowski (Medical University of Łódź)H-Index: 4
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OBJECTIVES The study evaluated the professional activity of patients after a total cementless hip replacement surgery performed at the age of ≤30 years. MATERIAL AND METHODS The study group comprised 87 patients, with 95 total cementless hip replacements. The mean age was 25.7 years. The youngest patient was 17 years old, and the oldest 30 years old. The mean length of observation was 20.1 years, ranging 5-33 years. All patients underwent clinical and radiological evaluations before the surgery,...
#1Jovana Todorovic (University of Belgrade)H-Index: 3
#2Zorica Terzic-Supic (University of Belgrade)H-Index: 9
Last. Dejan Nesic (University of Belgrade)H-Index: 11
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OBJECTIVES The aim of this study was to assess the validity and reliability of the Serbian versions of the Copenhagen Burnout Inventory (CBI) and the Study Burnout Inventory (SBI) among fifth-year medical students at 5 universities in Serbia. MATERIAL AND METHODS The study included 573 fifthyear medical students at 5 universities in Serbia. The research instrument consisted of SBI and CBI. The reliability of these instruments was assessed using an internal consistency measure (Cronbach's α), an ...
#1Carlos Serrano (University of Talca)H-Index: 4
#2Marcelo Leiva-Bianchi (University of Talca)H-Index: 6
Last. Fernanda Araque-Pinilla (University of Talca)
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OBJECTIVES The problem is to determine whether, after a disaster, unemployment is a possible cause of post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) - the classic model, or whether PTSD is a possible cause of unemployment - the alternative model. MATERIAL AND METHODS The study was conducted on a probabilistic sample of 26 213 adults who provided responses using the Davidson Trauma Scale and lived in regions near or far from the epicenter (Cobquecura, the coast of Chile) of the earthquake and tsunami of F...
OBJECTIVES The SARS-CoV-2 pandemic has affected the development of negative phenomena such as anxiety symptoms, a tendency to use alcohol and aggressive behaviors. It is postulated to investigate the factors limiting the development of the indicated adverse effects. One of the psychological resources that may have a significant, pro-health character in relation to mental functioning is ego-resiliency (ER). It is described as a personality trait associated with a high ability to adequately regula...
#1Indu Kiran Dev (QMUL: Queen Mary University of London)
#2Abirami Ganesh Kumar (QMUL: Queen Mary University of London)
Last. Soutrik Basu (QMUL: Queen Mary University of London)
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