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[Current problems of the prophylactic medical examination of miners who work in coal mines and the evaluation of its efficacy].

https://arctichealth.org/en/permalink/ahliterature232845
Source
Sante Publique (Bucur). 1988 Jul-Sep;31(3):193-8
Publication Type
Article

[Environmental asbestos pollution and public health in Quebec].

https://arctichealth.org/en/permalink/ahliterature243213
Source
Union Med Can. 1982 May;111(5):475-82, 487-9
Publication Type
Article
Date
May-1982

[Environmental factors in the etiology of Parkinson's disease].

https://arctichealth.org/en/permalink/ahliterature228650
Source
Can J Neurol Sci. 1990 Aug;17(3):286-91
Publication Type
Article
Date
Aug-1990
Author
J. Zayed
S. Ducic
G. Campanella
J C Panisset
P. André
H. Masson
M. Roy
Author Affiliation
Département de médicine, Faculté de l'éducation permanente, Université de Montréal, Québec, Canada.
Source
Can J Neurol Sci. 1990 Aug;17(3):286-91
Date
Aug-1990
Language
French
Publication Type
Article
Keywords
Environment
Female
Humans
Male
Metals - adverse effects
Mining
Occupational Exposure
Parkinson Disease - epidemiology - etiology
Quebec
Risk factors
Rural Population
Urban Population
Water Supply - analysis
Abstract
We examined the role of the environment in the development of Parkinson's disease (PD). A group of 42 parkinsonians have been compared with a group of 84 matched controls. The epidemiological study (1987-1989) covered the territory of the Community Health Department of Valleyfield, in southern Quebec (Canada). Odds ratio adjusted for age and sex were calculated for seven environmental factors. A decreased risk for PD was associated with residence in rural areas (OR: 0.31; p less than or equal to 0.05) and residence near industry or mining (OR: 0.15; p less than or equal to 0.05). An increased risk for PD seems to be associated with occupational exposure to the three metals Mn, Fe and Al (OR: 2.28; p = 0.07) especially when the duration of exposure is longer than 30 years (OR: 13.64; p less than or equal to 0.05). Other environmental factors not found to be associated with PD were: pesticides manipulation, farm work, industrial work and well water consumption.
PubMed ID
2207882 View in PubMed
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[Geographic relations between death caused by cancer of the respiratory system and industrial employment data].

https://arctichealth.org/en/permalink/ahliterature241595
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Union Med Can. 1983 Sep;112(9):777-82
Publication Type
Article
Date
Sep-1983

Identifying cases of congestive heart failure from administrative data: a validation study using primary care patient records.

https://arctichealth.org/en/permalink/ahliterature113362
Source
Chronic Dis Inj Can. 2013 Jun;33(3):160-6
Publication Type
Article
Date
Jun-2013
Author
S E Schultz
D M Rothwell
Z. Chen
K. Tu
Author Affiliation
Institute for Clinical Evaluative Sciences, Toronto, Ontario, Canada. sue.schultz@ices.on.ca
Source
Chronic Dis Inj Can. 2013 Jun;33(3):160-6
Date
Jun-2013
Language
English
French
Publication Type
Article
Keywords
Algorithms
Data Mining - methods
Electronic Health Records
Female
Heart Failure - epidemiology
Humans
Male
Ontario - epidemiology
Prevalence
Primary Health Care
Sensitivity and specificity
Abstract
To determine if using a combination of hospital administrative data and ambulatory care physician billings can accurately identify patients with congestive heart failure (CHF), we tested 9 algorithms for identifying individuals with CHF from administrative data.
The validation cohort against which the 9 algorithms were tested combined data from a random sample of adult patients from EMRALD, an electronic medical record database of primary care physicians in Ontario, Canada, and data collected in 2004/05 from a random sample of primary care patients for a study of hypertension. Algorithms were evaluated on sensitivity, specificity, positive predictive value, area under the curve on the ROC graph and the combination of likelihood ratio positive and negative.
We found that that one hospital record or one physician billing followed by a second record from either source within one year had the best result, with a sensitivity of 84.8% and a specificity of 97.0%.
Population prevalence of CHF can be accurately measured using combined administrative data from hospitalization and ambulatory care.
PubMed ID
23735455 View in PubMed
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Improving patient access and streamlining processes through enterprise intelligence systems.

https://arctichealth.org/en/permalink/ahliterature256360
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Healthc Manage Forum. 2014;27(1 Suppl):S28-36
Publication Type
Article
Date
2014
Author
Ronald L Dunn
Source
Healthc Manage Forum. 2014;27(1 Suppl):S28-36
Date
2014
Language
English
French
Publication Type
Article
Keywords
Canada
Crowding
Data Mining
Efficiency, Organizational
Emergency Service, Hospital - organization & administration
Health Services Accessibility
Humans
Organizational Case Studies
Abstract
This article demonstrates how enterprise intelligence systems can be used to improve operational efficiency in hospitals. Enterprise intelligence systems mine raw data from disparate systems and transform the data into actionable information, which when used appropriately, support streamlined processes, optimize resources, and positively affect staff efficiency and the quality of patient care. Case studies on the implementation of McKesson Performance Visibility and Capacity Planner enterprise intelligence solutions at the Southlake Regional Health Centre and Lions Gate and Richmond Hospitals are provided.
PubMed ID
25046968 View in PubMed
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Rev Mal Respir. 1994;11(6):531-45
Publication Type
Article
Date
1994
Author
O. Ménard
P. Scheid
D. Anthoine
Y. Martinet
Author Affiliation
Clinique Pneumologique Médico-Chirurgicale, Hôpital de Brabois, CHU Nancy.
Source
Rev Mal Respir. 1994;11(6):531-45
Date
1994
Language
French
Publication Type
Article
Keywords
Animals
Bronchial Neoplasms - etiology - prevention & control
Canada
Environmental Exposure
Europe
Female
France
Housing
Humans
Lung Neoplasms - etiology - prevention & control
Male
Mining
Models, Theoretical
Neoplasms, Radiation-Induced - etiology - prevention & control
Occupational Diseases - etiology - prevention & control
Occupational Exposure
Radiation Dosage
Radiation Protection
Radon - adverse effects
Rats
Risk factors
United States
Uranium
Abstract
Radon is a natural radioactive gas, with worldwide distribution, deriving from uranium decay products, which can be inhaled, weather in mining condition (extraction and management of uranium ores) or in domestic condition (in some high risk homes or geographic areas). The main epidemiologic studies on uranium mining workers have all confirmed an excess in relative risk of primary lung cancer. Epidemiologic studies on indoor exposure suggest a role of radon in the genesis of a certain number of primary lung cancer, although these results remain controversial and need to be confirmed. An overview of the main actual problems related to this bronchial carcinogen is presented in this paper.
PubMed ID
7831503 View in PubMed
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[Relation between blood pressure and smoking in a population of Quebec workers].

https://arctichealth.org/en/permalink/ahliterature233012
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Arch Mal Coeur Vaiss. 1988 Jun;81(6):775-80
Publication Type
Article
Date
Jun-1988
Author
M. Demers
M. Vézina
P M Bernard
C. Lapointe
Author Affiliation
Département de médecine sociale et préventive, université Laval, Sainte-Foy, Canada.
Source
Arch Mal Coeur Vaiss. 1988 Jun;81(6):775-80
Date
Jun-1988
Language
French
Publication Type
Article
Keywords
Adult
Age Factors
Blood pressure
Body Weight
Epidemiologic Methods
Humans
Hypertension - epidemiology
Male
Mining
Quebec
Smoking - physiopathology
Abstract
Relations between blood pressure and cigarette smoking were investigated on the basis of a health survey conducted in a population of 3034 mine workers from Quebec Province. Blood pressure was found to be lower among smokers than among non-smokers, the difference between these two groups being: systolic pressure 2.3 mmHg, diastolic pressure 3.0 mmHg. After adjustment for age and bodyweight this relation persisted but only as far as diastolic pressure was concerned. The prevalence of hypertension was 1.5 times higher in non-smokers than in smokers. On the other hand, the number of cigarette-smoking years and the number of cigarettes smoked per day seemed to have little effect on mean arterial pressure.
PubMed ID
3144948 View in PubMed
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Source
Infirm Can. 1979 Jun;21(6):21-5
Publication Type
Article
Date
Jun-1979

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