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[A 2-year study of 77 dancers. Almost 90 per cent needed help because of injury].

https://arctichealth.org/en/permalink/ahliterature205604
Source
Lakartidningen. 1998 Apr 8;95(15):1689
Publication Type
Article
Date
Apr-8-1998
Author
I. Olsson
Source
Lakartidningen. 1998 Apr 8;95(15):1689
Date
Apr-8-1998
Language
Swedish
Publication Type
Article
Keywords
Accidents, Occupational
Adolescent
Adult
Dancing - injuries
Female
Humans
Male
Sweden - epidemiology
PubMed ID
9599478 View in PubMed
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[Abdominal injuries after blunt trauma]

https://arctichealth.org/en/permalink/ahliterature12141
Source
Tidsskr Nor Laegeforen. 1990 Sep 30;110(23):2994-8
Publication Type
Article
Date
Sep-30-1990
Author
A. Nesbakken
F. Naess
K. Solheim
J. Pillgram-Larsen
T. Gerner
J O Stadaas
Author Affiliation
Kirurgisk avdeling, Ullevål sykehus, Oslo.
Source
Tidsskr Nor Laegeforen. 1990 Sep 30;110(23):2994-8
Date
Sep-30-1990
Language
Norwegian
Publication Type
Article
Keywords
Abdominal Injuries - diagnosis - etiology - surgery
Accidents, Occupational
Accidents, Traffic
Adolescent
Adult
Aged
Athletic Injuries - diagnosis - etiology - surgery
Child
Child, Preschool
Emergencies
English Abstract
Female
Humans
Laparotomy
Male
Middle Aged
Norway
Wounds, Nonpenetrating - diagnosis - etiology - surgery
Abstract
We present a series of 331 patients admitted to hospital in 1980-87 with abdominal injuries after blunt trauma. The patients included 230 males and 101 females. The median age was 29 years. More than half of the patients were injured in traffic accidents. 11% were transferred to our Trauma Center from other hospitals, median five hours after the accident. A doctor-manned helicopter transported 52 patients (18%) directly to our hospital. 70% had extra-abdominal injuries as well. A minimum of 20% were intoxicated by alcohol and/or drugs. Severe injuries (AIS greater than 3) were present in 46%. 168 patients underwent laparotomy, in 56% within two hours of admission. In 27 of the 168 laparotomized patients (16%) no intraabdominal injury was encountered that needed repair.
PubMed ID
2237848 View in PubMed
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The 'ability' paradigm in vocational rehabilitation: challenges in an Ontario injured worker retraining program.

https://arctichealth.org/en/permalink/ahliterature131610
Source
J Occup Rehabil. 2012 Mar;22(1):105-17
Publication Type
Article
Date
Mar-2012
Author
E. MacEachen
A. Kosny
S. Ferrier
K. Lippel
C. Neilson
R L Franche
D. Pugliese
Author Affiliation
Institute for Work & Health, Toronto, ON, Canada. emaceachen@iwh.on.ca
Source
J Occup Rehabil. 2012 Mar;22(1):105-17
Date
Mar-2012
Language
English
Publication Type
Article
Keywords
Accidents, Occupational
Disabled Persons - rehabilitation
Employment
Female
Focus Groups
Humans
Interviews as Topic
Male
Ontario
Professional-Patient Relations
Qualitative Research
Rehabilitation, Vocational - economics - methods
Workers' Compensation - organization & administration
Abstract
In recent years, a focus on workers' ability, rather than impairment, has guided disability management services. However, a challenge with the notion of 'ability' is identification of the border between ability and inability. This article considers this gray zone of disability management in the case of a workers' compensation vocational retraining program for injured workers in Ontario.
In-depth interviews and focus groups were conducted with a purposive sample of 71 participants who were directly involved with the vocational retraining process. Workers in the program had on average incurred injury 3 years earlier. Procedural and legal documents were also analyzed. Principles of grounded theory and discourse analysis guided the data gathering and analysis.
A program focus on worker abilities did not allow for consideration of unresolved medical problems. Concepts such as maximum medical rehabilitation distracted attention from workers' ongoing chronic and unstable health situations, and incentive levers to employers directed some of the least capable workers into the program. As well, communication pathways for discussing health problems were limited by rules and provider reluctance to reveal problems. Therefore, workers completing the program were deemed 'employable', while ongoing and problematic health conditions preventing employment remained relatively uncharted and invisible.
This study reinforces how the shift in disability management paradigm to a focus on ability and return to work requires consideration of environmental conditions, including policies and programs and implementation. A focus on the environment in which worker ability can be enacted might be as important as a focus on improving individual worker characteristics.
PubMed ID
21894535 View in PubMed
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Absence attributed to incapacity and occupational disease/accidents among female and male workers in the fish-processing industry.

https://arctichealth.org/en/permalink/ahliterature203445
Source
Occup Med (Lond). 1998 Jul;48(5):289-95
Publication Type
Article
Date
Jul-1998
Author
B. Pålsson
U. Strömberg
K. Ohlsson
S. Skerfving
Author Affiliation
Department of Occupational and Environmental Medicine, University Hospital, Lund, Sweden.
Source
Occup Med (Lond). 1998 Jul;48(5):289-95
Date
Jul-1998
Language
English
Publication Type
Article
Keywords
Accidents, Occupational - statistics & numerical data
Adolescent
Adult
Aged
Animals
Female
Fishes
Food-Processing Industry
Humans
Incidence
Male
Middle Aged
Musculoskeletal Diseases - epidemiology
Occupational Diseases - epidemiology
Sex Distribution
Sick Leave - statistics & numerical data
Sweden - epidemiology
Time Factors
Abstract
Sick-leave between 1984 and 1989 was higher among both female (n = 515) and male (n = 304) fish-processing workers [observed/expected (O/E) 2.24 and 1.69, respectively] than among non-exposed groups (0.62 and 0.89). Diagnoses in the musculoskeletal system dominated (i.e., neck/upper limbs; females, exposed vs. non-exposed workers: 30 vs. 12%; males: 11 vs. 5.8%). In subjects who left employment, the O/E-ratio decreased (females: 3.02 vs. 1.55; males: 2.40 vs. 1.55). Among those women hired before the start of the observation period, exposed subjects had higher frequencies of sick-leave than non-exposed, for both total illness and musculoskeletal diagnoses. In the men, there were corresponding differences, though not fully statistically significant. Reported occupational diseases [O/E: females: 4.5; (95% confidence interval) CI = 3.2-6.1; males: 2.3; CI = 1.3-3.9] and accidents (females: 4.3; CI = 3.0-5.9; males: 1.8; CI = 1.2-2.7) were also higher in female than in male fish-processing workers, and much higher than in non-exposed workers. In conclusion, work in the fish-processing industry was associated with increased frequencies of sick-leave, especially because of diagnoses of the musculoskeletal system, and occupational disorders and accidents, in particular among female workers.
PubMed ID
9876411 View in PubMed
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Absence from work due to occupational and non-occupational accidents.

https://arctichealth.org/en/permalink/ahliterature118455
Source
Scand J Public Health. 2013 Feb;41(1):18-24
Publication Type
Article
Date
Feb-2013
Author
Kirsten Jørgensen
Bjarne Laursen
Author Affiliation
Department of Management Engineering, The Technical University of Denmark, Kgs. Lyngby, Denmark. kirj@man.dtu.dk
Source
Scand J Public Health. 2013 Feb;41(1):18-24
Date
Feb-2013
Language
English
Publication Type
Article
Keywords
Absenteeism
Accidents - statistics & numerical data
Accidents, Occupational - statistics & numerical data
Adolescent
Adult
Aged
Aged, 80 and over
Child
Child, Preschool
Denmark
Employment - statistics & numerical data
Female
Humans
Infant
Male
Middle Aged
Qualitative Research
Registries
Young Adult
Abstract
The aim of the present study was to investigate absence from work in Denmark due to occupational and non-occupational accidents.
Since the beginning of the last decade, political focus has been placed on the population's working capacity and the scope of absence due to illness. Absence from work is estimated at between 3% and 6% of working hours in the EU and costs are estimated at approximately 2.5% of GNP.
Victims of accidents treated at two emergency departments were interviewed regarding absence for the injured, the family and others. All answers were linked to the hospital information on the injury, so that it was possible to examine the relation between absence and injury type, and cause of the accident.
In total, 1,479 injured persons were interviewed. 36% of these reported absence from work by themselves or others. In mean, an injury caused 3.21 days of absence. Based on this the total absence due to injuries in Denmark was estimated to 1,822,000 workdays, corresponding to approximately 6% of the total absence from work due to all types of illness. Non-occupational injuries resulted in more absence than did occupational injuries.
Absence due to accidents contributed to a considerable part of the total absence from work, and non-occupational accidents caused more absence than did occupational accidents.
PubMed ID
23208299 View in PubMed
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[Absenteeism as a predictor of severe morbidity. A double case-control study (myocardial infarction and industrial accident) in a large company of the Quebec Province].

https://arctichealth.org/en/permalink/ahliterature237596
Source
Rev Epidemiol Sante Publique. 1986;34(4-5):252-60
Publication Type
Article
Date
1986
Author
W. Dab
J. Rochon
L. Bernard
Source
Rev Epidemiol Sante Publique. 1986;34(4-5):252-60
Date
1986
Language
French
Publication Type
Article
Keywords
Absenteeism
Accidents, Occupational
Adult
Epidemiologic Methods
Female
Humans
Male
Middle Aged
Myocardial Infarction - epidemiology
Occupational Diseases - epidemiology
Quebec
Risk
Abstract
Are absenteeism indicators usefull as predictor of serious morbidity in a working population? To seek an answer was the objective of a double case-control study carried out in a large company (17000 workers) of Quebec Province. In the first study, 64 cases of myocardial infarction (incidence density = 1.66% +/- 0.35) were compared with 64 controls matched for sex, age and type of work. In the second one, 142 cases of labor accident were compared with 142 controls sampled in a similar way. Absenteeism frequency and length were analysed during the period of 6 to 12 years prior to the onset of the health problem. Ratios were calculated on an individual basis for all causes of absence and for sick leave; they were adjusted for length of service. A four classes interval scale was used for the comparison. An excess of absence length exists in the two studies. The excess is not significant for the myocardial infarction cases (+ 33%, with a statistical power = 51%). It is significant for the labor accident cases (+ 52%, p less than 0.01). The corresponding odds ratio calculated in reference to the lowest absence group were 2.4 (0.9-6.6) and 2.7 (1.5-4.9). The cumulative absence length can be considered as a predictor of serious disease. A conceptual framework of the relationship between absence and natural disease history is presented. The epidemiological approach to the phenomenon of absence is certainly usefull in spite of the controversy underlined by the social sciences.
PubMed ID
3823517 View in PubMed
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Accidental deaths from asphyxia. A 10-year retrospective study from Sweden.

https://arctichealth.org/en/permalink/ahliterature36336
Source
Am J Forensic Med Pathol. 1993 Mar;14(1):74-9
Publication Type
Article
Date
Mar-1993
Author
P. Flobecker
J. Ottosson
L. Johansson
M A Hietala
C. Gezelius
A. Eriksson
Author Affiliation
Department of Forensic Medicine, University of Umeå, Sweden.
Source
Am J Forensic Med Pathol. 1993 Mar;14(1):74-9
Date
Mar-1993
Language
English
Publication Type
Article
Keywords
Accidents
Accidents, Occupational
Adolescent
Adult
Aged
Aged, 80 and over
Alcoholism - complications
Asphyxia - epidemiology - etiology - mortality
Child
Child, Preschool
Female
Humans
Incidence
Infant
Infant, Newborn
Male
Middle Aged
Paraphilias - epidemiology
Retrospective Studies
Risk factors
Survival Rate
Sweden - epidemiology
Abstract
Accidental mechanical asphyxia is an unusual cause of death. In reviewing 73 cases occurring during a 10-year-period in Sweden, young boys and elderly women seemed to be most prone to this type of fatality. A striking number of victims had deliberately put a noose-like structure around the neck, and yet another group became entangled in some part of their clothing. Thoracic immobilization was seen in a number of cases, also involving work-related accidents. Hospitalized patients, asphyxiophilics and inebriated victims represent other risk groups. A case involving the use of a helmet is reported in view of the growing frequency with which Swedish children use bicycle helmets. The material contains only a few cases where the victim was not alone at the time of the accident, and it seems plausible that supervision could have prevented many of the reported fatalities. Public knowledge of accident mechanisms may increase the awareness of hazardous situations and activities. Spreading of the medical examiner's knowledge may thus form a basis for accident prevention.
PubMed ID
8493976 View in PubMed
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[Accidental explosions in Denmark when working on containers for combustible fluids]

https://arctichealth.org/en/permalink/ahliterature38214
Source
Ugeskr Laeger. 1989 Jan 30;151(5):305-7
Publication Type
Article
Date
Jan-30-1989
Author
B. Bak
M. Juhl
M. Mikkelsen
F. Lauridsen
J. Pilegaard
N D Røck
Source
Ugeskr Laeger. 1989 Jan 30;151(5):305-7
Date
Jan-30-1989
Language
Danish
Publication Type
Article
Keywords
Accidents, Occupational - mortality - statistics & numerical data
Adult
Child
Denmark
English Abstract
Explosions
Humans
Male
Middle Aged
Abstract
Gases may be formed in containers for inflammable fluids and these may burn explosively if lit. Even apparently empty containers may contain sufficient quantities of gas to result in violent explosions precipitated by procedures which produce heat or sparks in the neighbourhood of the container. Seventeen persons were found to be injured in accidents of this type in a Danish investigation. Two of the accidental injuries proved fatal. The serious risk involved in handling and treating containers which contain or have contained inflammable fluids is, therefore, emphasized.
PubMed ID
2919448 View in PubMed
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