Journal Club




Title: Risk of silicosis in a Colorado mining community
Authors: K. Kreiss, B. Zhen
Source: Am J Ind Med, 1996 Nov;30:529-539.
Presented by: Kathy Bird
Date: Tuesday, July 15, 2010
Time/Place: 2:30 - 3:15 PM, A431, Smith Building
NJH Campus, 1400 Jackson St., Denver, CO
For more information, please contact Stephanie Clancy at 303-398-1520.



Archive

Title: The long-term health plan and disability cost benefit of obstructive sleep apnea treatment in a commercial motor vehicle friver population
Authors: B. Hoffman, D. D. Wingenbach, A. N. Kagey, et. al.
Source: JOEM, May 2010, 52(5):473-7

Surgical vs nonoperative treatment for lumbar disk herniation, The spine patient outcomes research trial (SPORT) A randomized trial
Authors: J. N. Weinstein, T. D. Tosteson,J. D. Lurie, et al
Source: JAMA November 2006, 296(20),2441-50

Surgical vs nonoperative treatment for lumbar disk herniation, The spine patient outcomes research trial (SPORT) Observational cohort
Authors: J. N. Weinstein, J. D. Lurie, T. D. Tosteson, et al
Source: JAMA November 2006, 296(20),2451-9
Presented by: Dean Prok & Stephanie Stoke
Date: Tuesday, May 11, 2010

Title:  NCRP Report No. 160, Ionizing radiation exposure of the population of the United States, medical exposure-are we doing less with more, and is there a role for health physicists?
Authors:  D. A. Schauer, O. W. Linton
Source:  Health Physics, 97(1):1-5, July 2009
Presented by: Dean Prok

Title:  Exposure to hydrogen peroxide and eye and nose symptoms among workers in a beverage processing plant
Authors:  G. Mastrangelo, R. Zanibellato, E. Fadda, et. al.
Source:  Ann. Occup. Hyg. 53(2);161-165, 2009
Presented by: Stephanie Stoke

Title:  Are uranium-contaminated soil and irrigation water a risk for human vegetables consumers? A study case with Solanum tuberosum L., Phaseolus vulgaris L. and Lactuca sativa L.
Authors:  O. Neves, M. M. Abreu
Source:  Ecotoxicology 2009; 18:1130-1136
Presented by: Kathy Bird

Title:  Supervisory behaviour as a predictor of return to work in employees absent from work due to mental health problems  
Authors:  K. Nieuwenhuijsen, J. H. A. M. Verbeek, A. G. E. M. de Boer, et. al.  
Source:  Occup Environ Med, 2004;61:817-823.
Presented by: Dean Prok

Title:  Influenza vaccination compliance among health care workers in a German university hospital
Authors:  S. Wicker, H.F. Rabenau, H.W. Doerr, R. Allwinn
Source:  Infection 2009;37(3)197-202
Presented by: Kathy Bird

Title:  Performance of an N95 Filtering Facepiece Particulate Respirator and a Surgical Mask During Human Breathing: Two Pathways for Particle Penetration
Authors:  S. A. Grinshpun, H. Haruta, R. M. Eninger, et. al.
Source:  J Occup Environ Hygiene, Oct. 2009;6:593-603
Presented by: Randy Craig

Title:  The role of the Back Rx exercise program in diskogenic low back pain: A prospective randomized trial
Authors:  V. B. Vad, A. L. Bhat, Y. Tarabichi
Source:  Arch Phys Med Rehabil Vol 88, May 2007; 577-82.
Presented by: Dean Prok

Title: Blood and urine mercury levels in adult amalgam patients of randomized controlled trial:  Interaction of Hg species in erythrocytes
Authors: S. Halbach, S. Vogt, W. Köhler, et.al.
Source: Environmental Research 107 (2008) 69-78
Presented by: Stephanie Stoke

Title:  Radiofrequency Microtenotomy: A promising method for treatment of recalcitrant lateral epicondylitis
Authors:  K. Meknas, A. Odden-Miland, J. B. Mercer, et.al.
Source:  Am J Sports Med, October 2008;36:1960-65
Presented by: Dean Prok
Date: Tuesday, June 16, 2009

Title:  The Back Disability Risk Questionnaire for Work-Related, Acute Back Pain:
Prediction of Unresolved Problems at 3-Month Follow-Up

Authors:  W. S. Shaw, G. Pransky, T. Winters
Source:  New England Journal of Medicine 2009;51(2):185-194
Presented by: Stephanie Walker
Date: Tuesday, May 26, 2009

Title:  Glucosamine, chondroitin sulfate, and the two in combination for painful knee osteoarthritis
Authors:  D. O. Clegg, D. J. Reda, C. L. Harris, et. al.
Source:  New England Journal of Medicine 2006;354(8):795-808
Presented by: Dean Prok
Date: Tuesday, Apr. 21, 2009

Title:  A randomized trial of arthroscopic surgery for osteoarthritis of the knee
Authors:  A. Kirkley, T. B. Birmingham, R. B. Litchfield, et. al.
Source:  NEJM, 359(11);1097-1107, September 11, 2008
Presented by: Angie Munger
Date:  Tuesday, Feb. 17, 2009

Title:  Respiratory Function in Pesticide Workers
Authors:  E. Zuskin, J. Mustajbegovic, E. N. Schachter, et. al.
Source:  JOEM, 50(11);1299-1305. November 2008
Presented by: Stephanie Walker
Date: Tuesday, Dec. 16, 2008
Time/Place: 2:30 - 3:15 PM, A431, Smith Building

Title:  Using a return-on-investment estimation model to evaluate outcomes from an obesity management worksite health promotion program
Authors:  K.M. Baker, R.Z. Goetzel, X. Pei, et.al.
Source:  JOEM 50(9):981-990, September 2008
Presented by: Angie Munger and Julie A. Maertens
Date: Tuesday, Nov. 18, 2008
Time/Place: 2:30 - 3:15 PM, J106, Molly Blank Conference Center
National Jewish Health, 1400 Jackson St.

Title:  Neutral wrist splinting in carpal tunnel syndrome: A comparison of night-only versus full-time wear instructions
Authors:  W. C. Walker, M. Metzler, D. Cifu, Z. Swartz
Source:  Arch Phys Med Rehabil, 81:424-429, 2000.
Presented by: Dean Prok
Date: Tuesday, Oct. 21, 2008

Title:  Externally assessed psychosocial work characteristics and diagnoses of anxiety and depression
Authors:  K. Waldenström, G. Ahlberg, P. Bergman, et al.
Source:  Occup Environ Med;65:90-97, 2008
Presented by: Stephanie Walker
Date:  Tuesday, Sept. 16, 2008

Title:  WTC “Sarcoid-Like” Granulomatous Pulmonary Disease in New York City Fire Department Rescue Workers
Authors:  G. Izbicki, R. Chavko, G. Banauch, et al.
Source:  Chest 2007;131;1414-1423
Presented by: Stella Hines
Date: Tuesday, Aug. 19, 2008

Title:  Consensus criteria for screening commercial drivers for obstructive sleep apnea:  evidence of efficacy
Authors:  J. B. Talmage, T. B. Hudson, K. T. Hegmann, M. S. Thiese
Source:  JOEM, 50(3);324-9, March 2008
Presented by: Tracey Stefanon
Date:  Tuesday, July 22, 2008

Title:  The Pain Disability Questionnaire
Authors:  C. Anagnostis, R. J. Gatchel, T. G. Mayer
Source:  Spine; 29(20); 2290-2302, 2004
Presented by: Angie Munger
Date: Tuesday, June 10, 2008

Title:  Mild Traumatic Brain Injury in U.S. Soldiers Returning from Iraq
Authors:  C. W. Hoge, D. McGurk, J. L. Thomas, et. al.
Source:  NEJM, 358;5;453-463, 2008
Presented by: Tracey Stefanon
Date:   Tuesday, May 27, 2008

Title:  The use of household cleaning sprays and adult asthma
Authors:  JP, Zock, E. Plana, D. Jarvis, et. al.
Source:  Am J Respir Crit Care Med; 176:735-741, 2007
Presented by: Stella Hines
Date: Tuesday, April 29 (rescheduled from April 15)

Title:  Work-related asthma in the educational services industry:  California, Massachusetts, Michigan, and New Jersey, 1993-2000
Authors:  J.M. Mazurek, M. Filios, R. Willis, et. al.
Source:  Am J Indust Med 51:47-59 (2008)
Presented by: Angie Munger
Date:  Tuesday, March 18, 2008

Title:  Is testicular cancer an occupational disease of fire fighters?
Authors:  M.N. Bates, J. Fawcett, N. Garrett, R. Arnold, N. Pearce, A. Woodward
Source:  Am J Indust Med 2001; 40:263-270
Presented by: Stella Hines
Date:  Tuesday, February 19, 2008

Title:  Occupational Injury Mortality:  New Mexico 1998-2002
Authors:  KB Mulloy, S. Moraga-McHaley, C. Crandall, D. Kesler
Source:  Am J Indust Med 50:910-920, 2007
Presented by: Angie Munger
Date:  Tuesday, January 15, 2008

Title:  Effect of Occupational Exposures on Decline of Lung Function in Early Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease
Authors:  P. Harber, D. P. Tashkin, M. Simmons, L. Crawford, E. Hnizdo, J. Connett, for the Lung Health Study Group
Source:  Am J Respir Crit Care Med. 176:994-1000, 2007
Presented by: Stella Hines
Date: Tuesday, December 18, 2007

Title:  Determinants of Escalating Costs in Low Risk Workers’ Compensation Claims
Authors:  E. J. Bernacki, L. Yuspeh, X. Tao
Source:  JOEM, July 2007;49(7):780-90
Presented by: Angie Munger  
Date:  Tuesday, November 20, 2007

Title:  Peripheral neuropathy in chronic occupational inorganic lead exposure: a clinical and electrophysiological study
Authors:  O. Rubens, I. Logina, I. Kravale, M. Eglîte, M. Donaghy
Source:  Journal of Neurology Neurosurgery & Psychiatry, 2001;71:200-204
Presented by: Angie Munger
Date:  Tuesday, September 18, 2007
Time/Place:    2:30 - 3:00 PM, Room J106, Molly Blank Conference Center

Title:  Shoulder Scoring Scales for the Evaluation of Rotator Cuff Repair
Authors:  A. Romeo, A. Mazzocca, D. Hang, S. Shott, B. Bach
Source:  Clinical Orthopaedics and Related Research; Oct 2004; 427:107-114
Presented by: Tracey Stefanon
Date:   Tuesday, August 21, 2007

Title: Effects of the Irish Smoking Ban on Respiratory Health of Bar Workers and Air Quality in Dublin Pubs
Authors:  P. Goodman, M. Agnew, M. McCaffrey, G. Paul, and L. Clancy
Source:  Am J Respir Crit Care Med, 2007;175:840-845
Presented by: Stella Hines
Date: Tuesday, July 17, 2007

Title:  Injuries to International Petroleum Drilling Workers, 1988 to 1990
Authors:  S. McNabb, R. Ratard, J. Horan, T. Farley
Source:  Journal of Occupational Medicine. June 1994;36(6):627-30
Presented by: Tracey Stefanon
Date: Tuesday, June 19, 2007
Time/Place: 2:30 - 3:00 PM, Room J103, Molly Blank Conference Center

Title:  Occupational Risk Factors and Asthma among Health Care Professionals
Authors:  G. L. Delclos, D. Gimeno, Ahmed Arif, et. al.
Source:  American Journal of Respiratory and Critical Care Medicine, 2007(175):667-675
Presented by: Stella Hines
Date: Tuesday, May 15, 2007

Title:  Total dust and endotoxin in poultry operations: Comparison between cage and floor housing and respiratory effects in workers
Authors:  S. P. Kirychuk, J. A. Dosman, S. J. Reynolds, et al.
Source:  The Journal of Occupational and Environmental Medicine, July 2006, 48(7):741-48
Presented by:
Tracey Stefanon
Date: Tuesday, April 17, 2007

 

 

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