J Verbeek

Summary

Affiliation: Finnish Institute of Occupational Health
Country: Finland

Publications

  1. doi request reprint Synthesizing study results in a systematic review
    Jos Verbeek
    Finnish Institute of Occupational Health, Cochrane Occupational Safety and Health Review Group, Kuopio, Finland
    Scand J Work Environ Health 38:282-90. 2012
  2. pmc Finding toxicological information: An approach for occupational health professionals
    Irja Laamanen
    Finnish Institute of Occupational Health, Topeliuksenkatu 41 a A, 00250, Helsinki, Finland
    J Occup Med Toxicol 3:18. 2008
  3. pmc Caution required when relying on a colleague's advice; a comparison between professional advice and evidence from the literature
    Frederieke Schaafsma
    Coronel Institute for Occupational and Environmental Health, Academic Medical Centre, 1100 DE Amsterdam, The Netherlands
    BMC Health Serv Res 5:59. 2005
  4. ncbi request reprint Transferring results of occupational safety and health cost-effectiveness studies from one country to another - a case study
    Jos Verbeek
    Finnish Institute of Occupational Health, Knowledge Transfer in Occupational Safety and Health Team, PO Box 301, FI 70101 Kuopio, Finland
    Scand J Work Environ Health 36:305-12. 2010
  5. ncbi request reprint A systematic review of occupational safety and health business cases
    Jos Verbeek
    Finnish Institute of Occupational Health, Knowledge Transfer in Occupational Health and Safety Team, Kuopio, Finland
    Scand J Work Environ Health 35:403-12. 2009
  6. ncbi request reprint Building an evidence base for occupational health interventions
    Jos Verbeek
    Kuopio Regional Institute of Occupational Health, Department of Research and Development in Occupational Health, Finland
    Scand J Work Environ Health 30:164-70. 2004
  7. pmc A search strategy for occupational health intervention studies
    J Verbeek
    Cochrane Occupational Health Field, Finnish Institute of Occupational Health, Department of Research and Development of Occupational Health Services, PO Box 93, 70701 Kuopio, Finland
    Occup Environ Med 62:682-7. 2005
  8. ncbi request reprint The occupational health field in the cochrane collaboration
    Jos Verbeek
    Finnish Institute of Occupational Health, Knowledge Transfer in Occupational Health and Safety Team PO Box 93 Kuopio, Finland
    Ind Health 45:8-12. 2007
  9. pmc Effect of training and lifting equipment for preventing back pain in lifting and handling: systematic review
    Kari Pekka Martimo
    Musculoskeletal Disorders Group, Centre of Expertise for Health and Work Ability, Finnish Institute of Occupational Health, Helsinki, Finland
    BMJ 336:429-31. 2008
  10. doi request reprint Systematic review of the treatment of functional dysphonia and prevention of voice disorders
    Jani Ruotsalainen
    Finnish Institute of Occupational Health, Cochrane Occupational Health Field, Kuopio, Finland
    Otolaryngol Head Neck Surg 138:557-65. 2008

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Publications15

  1. doi request reprint Synthesizing study results in a systematic review
    Jos Verbeek
    Finnish Institute of Occupational Health, Cochrane Occupational Safety and Health Review Group, Kuopio, Finland
    Scand J Work Environ Health 38:282-90. 2012
    ..In its original form, the review showed strong evidence of no effect, but our re-analysis concluded there is evidence of an effect. We provide a flow-chart to guide authors through the synthesis and assessment process...
  2. pmc Finding toxicological information: An approach for occupational health professionals
    Irja Laamanen
    Finnish Institute of Occupational Health, Topeliuksenkatu 41 a A, 00250, Helsinki, Finland
    J Occup Med Toxicol 3:18. 2008
    ..Therefore we evaluated toxicological databases for their ability to answer practical questions about exposure and prevention. We also propose recommended practices for searching for toxicological properties of chemicals...
  3. pmc Caution required when relying on a colleague's advice; a comparison between professional advice and evidence from the literature
    Frederieke Schaafsma
    Coronel Institute for Occupational and Environmental Health, Academic Medical Centre, 1100 DE Amsterdam, The Netherlands
    BMC Health Serv Res 5:59. 2005
    ..To find out if there was a difference between expert-based practice and EBM we compared professional advice on occupational health topics with best evidence from the literature...
  4. ncbi request reprint Transferring results of occupational safety and health cost-effectiveness studies from one country to another - a case study
    Jos Verbeek
    Finnish Institute of Occupational Health, Knowledge Transfer in Occupational Safety and Health Team, PO Box 301, FI 70101 Kuopio, Finland
    Scand J Work Environ Health 36:305-12. 2010
    ..In order to find out how these problems can be overcome, we transferred the results of a Dutch occupational cost-effectiveness study to the Finnish situation and vice-versa...
  5. ncbi request reprint A systematic review of occupational safety and health business cases
    Jos Verbeek
    Finnish Institute of Occupational Health, Knowledge Transfer in Occupational Health and Safety Team, Kuopio, Finland
    Scand J Work Environ Health 35:403-12. 2009
    ..We systematically reviewed 26 reported cases on occupational safety and health (OSH) interventions to assess if health and productivity arguments make a good business case...
  6. ncbi request reprint Building an evidence base for occupational health interventions
    Jos Verbeek
    Kuopio Regional Institute of Occupational Health, Department of Research and Development in Occupational Health, Finland
    Scand J Work Environ Health 30:164-70. 2004
    ..Occupational health could benefit considerably from greater awareness of the evidence for and against various types of intervention...
  7. pmc A search strategy for occupational health intervention studies
    J Verbeek
    Cochrane Occupational Health Field, Finnish Institute of Occupational Health, Department of Research and Development of Occupational Health Services, PO Box 93, 70701 Kuopio, Finland
    Occup Environ Med 62:682-7. 2005
    ..As a result of low numbers and diversity in study type, occupational health intervention studies are not easy to locate in electronic literature databases...
  8. ncbi request reprint The occupational health field in the cochrane collaboration
    Jos Verbeek
    Finnish Institute of Occupational Health, Knowledge Transfer in Occupational Health and Safety Team PO Box 93 Kuopio, Finland
    Ind Health 45:8-12. 2007
    ..The Occupational Health Field will enhance our understanding of the effectiveness of occupational health interventions in the coming years...
  9. pmc Effect of training and lifting equipment for preventing back pain in lifting and handling: systematic review
    Kari Pekka Martimo
    Musculoskeletal Disorders Group, Centre of Expertise for Health and Work Ability, Finnish Institute of Occupational Health, Helsinki, Finland
    BMJ 336:429-31. 2008
    ..To determine whether advice and training on working techniques and lifting equipment prevent back pain in jobs that involve heavy lifting...
  10. doi request reprint Systematic review of the treatment of functional dysphonia and prevention of voice disorders
    Jani Ruotsalainen
    Finnish Institute of Occupational Health, Cochrane Occupational Health Field, Kuopio, Finland
    Otolaryngol Head Neck Surg 138:557-65. 2008
    ..To evaluate the effectiveness of interventions for treating functional dysphonia or preventing voice disorders in adults...
  11. ncbi request reprint Developing search strategies in Medline on the occupational origin of diseases
    Frederieke Schaafsma
    Coronel Institute for Work, Environment and Health, Academic Medical Center, University of Amsterdam, PO Box 22700, 1100 DE Amsterdam, The Netherlands
    Am J Ind Med 49:127-37. 2006
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  12. ncbi request reprint Systematic review of interventions for reducing occupational stress in health care workers
    Jani Ruotsalainen
    Finnish Institute of Occupational Health, Cochrane Occupational Health Field, Neulaniementie 4, PO Box 93, FI 70701 Kuopio, Finland
    Scand J Work Environ Health 34:169-78. 2008
    ..This study evaluated the effectiveness of interventions in reducing stress at work among health care workers...
  13. pmc Occupational injuries
    Jos Verbeek
    Finnish Institute of Occupational Health, Finland
    Inj Prev 13:13-4. 2007
  14. ncbi request reprint Information demands of occupational health physicians and their attitude towards evidence-based medicine
    Frederieke Schaafsma
    Coronel Institute for Work, Environment and Health, Academic Medical Centre, University of Amsterdam, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
    Scand J Work Environ Health 30:327-30. 2004
    ..This study assessed the extent and nature of information demands among occupational health physicians and their attitude towards the application of evidence-based medicine in occupational health...
  15. ncbi request reprint More systematic reviews needed to improve occupational health
    Jos Verbeek
    Scand J Work Environ Health 33:81-3. 2007