Friedrich Hofmann

Summary

Affiliation: University of Wuppertal
Country: Germany

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint Needle stick injuries--risk from blood contact in dialysis
    A Wittmann
    Bergische Universitat Wuppertal, Germany
    J Ren Care 33:70-3. 2007
  2. pmc Cumulative occupational lumbar load and lumbar disc disease--results of a German multi-center case-control study (EPILIFT)
    Andreas Seidler
    Federal Institute for Occupational Safety and Health, Nöldnerstrasse 40 42, 10317 Berlin, Germany
    BMC Musculoskelet Disord 10:48. 2009
  3. ncbi request reprint Influenza vaccination of healthcare workers: a literature review of attitudes and beliefs
    F Hofmann
    Bergische Universitat Wuppertal, Fachbereich D Abteilung Sicherheitstechnik, FG Arbeitsphysiologie, Arbeitsmedizin und Infektionsschutz, Gaussstrasse 20, 42097 Wuppertal, Germany
    Infection 34:142-7. 2006
  4. ncbi request reprint [Vaccinations in adults--who? when? why?]
    F Hofmann
    Fachgebiet Arbeitsphysiologie, Arbeitsmedizin und Infektionsschutz, Bergische Universitat Wuppertal
    Internist (Berl) 46:206-13. 2005
  5. doi request reprint [Biological hazards in the work environment]
    F Hofmann
    Bergische Universitat Wuppertal, Germany
    Bundesgesundheitsblatt Gesundheitsforschung Gesundheitsschutz 51:313-21. 2008
  6. ncbi request reprint Low back pain and lumbago-sciatica in nurses and a reference group of clerks: results of a comparative prevalence study in Germany
    Friedrich Hofmann
    Department of Applied Physiology, Occupational Medicine and Infectiology FB 14, University of Wuppertal, Gauss Strasse 20, 42097 Wuppertal, Germany
    Int Arch Occup Environ Health 75:484-90. 2002
  7. doi request reprint Comparison of 4 different types of surgical gloves used for preventing blood contact
    Andreas Wittmann
    Department of Safety Engineering, University of Wuppertal, D 42119 Wuppertal, Germany
    Infect Control Hosp Epidemiol 31:498-502. 2010
  8. ncbi request reprint Seroprevalence of infection with Borrelia burgdorferi s. l. in two adjacent regions of eastern France and southwestern Germany
    M Nübling
    Department of Applied Physiology, Occupational Medicine and Infectiology, Univ of Wuppertal, Germany
    Int J Med Microbiol 291:218. 2002
  9. doi request reprint Insulin leakage value in relation to pen needle length and administered dose after subcutaneous injection
    Andreas Wittmann
    Department for Safety Engineering, Occupational Health and Infection Control, University of Wuppertal, Wuppertal, Germany
    Diabetes Technol Ther 12:587-90. 2010
  10. doi request reprint Criteria for successful hepatitis B vaccination in adults: results of a case study
    F Hofmann
    Chair for Physiology Occupational Medicine and Prevention of Infectious diseases, University of Wuppertal, Gauss Str 20, 42349, Wuppertal, Germany
    Infection 37:266-9. 2009

Collaborators

  • N Kralj
  • M A Rieger
  • Hans Martin Hasselhorn
  • R Dumas
  • H Diefenbach
  • Roberto Debbag
  • Andreas Wittmann
  • Klaus Gasthaus
  • Jan Köver
  • M Nübling
  • Hartmut Lerch
  • Andreas Seidler
  • A Wittmann
  • M Nuebling
  • Susanne Moses
  • Marc Rommel
  • Dirk Ditchen
  • Ulrich Bolm-Audorff
  • Barbara Schumann
  • Alwin Luttmann
  • Martina Michaelis
  • Rolf Ellegast
  • Matthias Jäger
  • Oliver Linhardt
  • Gabriela Petereit-Haack
  • Gine Elsner
  • Joachim Grifka
  • Annekatrin Bergmann
  • Johannes Haerting
  • F W Tiller
  • S Batsford
  • E Wertenschlag
  • M Wagner

Detail Information

Publications22

  1. ncbi request reprint Needle stick injuries--risk from blood contact in dialysis
    A Wittmann
    Bergische Universitat Wuppertal, Germany
    J Ren Care 33:70-3. 2007
    ..The protection of health care workers is of prime importance and this paper will discuss the most successful methods of protection. The paper will examine briefly the cost of these protective measures...
  2. pmc Cumulative occupational lumbar load and lumbar disc disease--results of a German multi-center case-control study (EPILIFT)
    Andreas Seidler
    Federal Institute for Occupational Safety and Health, Nöldnerstrasse 40 42, 10317 Berlin, Germany
    BMC Musculoskelet Disord 10:48. 2009
    ..We therefore investigated the possible etiologic relevance of cumulative occupational lumbar load to lumbar disc diseases in a multi-center case-control study...
  3. ncbi request reprint Influenza vaccination of healthcare workers: a literature review of attitudes and beliefs
    F Hofmann
    Bergische Universitat Wuppertal, Fachbereich D Abteilung Sicherheitstechnik, FG Arbeitsphysiologie, Arbeitsmedizin und Infektionsschutz, Gaussstrasse 20, 42097 Wuppertal, Germany
    Infection 34:142-7. 2006
    ..We reviewed published influenza vaccination programs in healthcare settings to understand the reasons for their success and failure, as well as the attitudes and beliefs of HCW...
  4. ncbi request reprint [Vaccinations in adults--who? when? why?]
    F Hofmann
    Fachgebiet Arbeitsphysiologie, Arbeitsmedizin und Infektionsschutz, Bergische Universitat Wuppertal
    Internist (Berl) 46:206-13. 2005
    ..Finally, immunisation of the elderly against infections with influenza-virus and S. pneumoniae will be described...
  5. doi request reprint [Biological hazards in the work environment]
    F Hofmann
    Bergische Universitat Wuppertal, Germany
    Bundesgesundheitsblatt Gesundheitsforschung Gesundheitsschutz 51:313-21. 2008
    ....
  6. ncbi request reprint Low back pain and lumbago-sciatica in nurses and a reference group of clerks: results of a comparative prevalence study in Germany
    Friedrich Hofmann
    Department of Applied Physiology, Occupational Medicine and Infectiology FB 14, University of Wuppertal, Gauss Strasse 20, 42097 Wuppertal, Germany
    Int Arch Occup Environ Health 75:484-90. 2002
    ..To gain more conclusive evidence on the question of work-related low-back disorders in German nurses, a comprehensive study with several methodological approaches was performed...
  7. doi request reprint Comparison of 4 different types of surgical gloves used for preventing blood contact
    Andreas Wittmann
    Department of Safety Engineering, University of Wuppertal, D 42119 Wuppertal, Germany
    Infect Control Hosp Epidemiol 31:498-502. 2010
    ..Needlestick injuries are always associated with a risk of infection, because these types of punctures may expose healthcare workers to a patient's blood and/or body fluids...
  8. ncbi request reprint Seroprevalence of infection with Borrelia burgdorferi s. l. in two adjacent regions of eastern France and southwestern Germany
    M Nübling
    Department of Applied Physiology, Occupational Medicine and Infectiology, Univ of Wuppertal, Germany
    Int J Med Microbiol 291:218. 2002
  9. doi request reprint Insulin leakage value in relation to pen needle length and administered dose after subcutaneous injection
    Andreas Wittmann
    Department for Safety Engineering, Occupational Health and Infection Control, University of Wuppertal, Wuppertal, Germany
    Diabetes Technol Ther 12:587-90. 2010
    ..For the first time a new 4.5-mm pen needle was examined for its administration safety...
  10. doi request reprint Criteria for successful hepatitis B vaccination in adults: results of a case study
    F Hofmann
    Chair for Physiology Occupational Medicine and Prevention of Infectious diseases, University of Wuppertal, Gauss Str 20, 42349, Wuppertal, Germany
    Infection 37:266-9. 2009
    ..The outcome of HB vaccination has been investigated in only a very small number of cohort studies, some of which found a number of cases of HBV infection...
  11. ncbi request reprint [Transmission of HBV, HCV and HIV by infectious medical personnel--presentation of an overview]
    H M Hasselhorn
    Lehrstuhl für Arbeitsphysiologie, Arbeitsmedizin und Infektionsschutz, Bergische Universität Gesamthochschule, Wuppertal
    Chirurg 71:389-95. 2000
    ..Often, the infected personnel were assumed to have acquired the disease occupationally. Medical practices and devices bearing a risk of infection should constantly be reviewed with regard to risk for patients and personnel...
  12. doi request reprint Duration of wet work in hairdressers
    N Kralj
    Department of Applied Physiology, Occupational Medicine and Infectiology, University of Wuppertal, Wuppertal, Germany
    Int Arch Occup Environ Health 84:29-34. 2011
    ..Targeted occupational-medical health examinations are prescribed for employees with daily duration of wet work longer than 4 h. The aim of the study was to quantify the average daily exposition to wet work in hairdressers...
  13. ncbi request reprint [Needle stick injuries in health care - frequency, causes und preventive strategies]
    F Hofmann
    Arbeitsphysiologie, Arbeitsmedizin und Infektionsschutz, Fachbereich Sicherheitstechnik, Universitat Wuppertal, Germany
    Gesundheitswesen 64:259-66. 2002
    ..g. avoiding of recapping, use of disposal containers, surgical gloves and in particular safety devices - minimize a high cost of NSI due to the administration of PEP, developing of chronic hepatitis, cirrhosis and liver cancer...
  14. ncbi request reprint Effect of a diphtheria booster vaccination in adults with a documented history of an incomplete primary series vaccination
    H M Hasselhorn
    Dept of Occupational Medicine, University of Wuppertal, Wuppertal, Germany
    Infection 32:282-6. 2004
    ..An incomplete series of diphtheria vaccination is frequently found in the vaccination documents of adult patients. This paper investigates the effect of a booster vaccination in adults with an incomplete series of primary vaccination...
  15. ncbi request reprint Seroprevalence of antibodies against Borrelia burgdorferi s. l. and tick-borne encephalitis virus in the Bergische Land region of Northrhine Westfalia
    M A Rieger
    Dept of Appl Physiology, Occupational Medicine and Infectiology, University of Wuppertal, Germany
    Int J Med Microbiol 291:216-7. 2002
  16. ncbi request reprint Simultaneous vaccination against hepatitis A and B: results of an open, randomized study from the occupational health point of view
    Monika A Rieger
    Department of Work Physiology, Occupational Health and Infectiology, Faculty D Safety Engineering, University of Wuppertal, Wuppertal, Germany
    Int J Occup Med Environ Health 17:379-91. 2004
    ....
  17. doi request reprint Study of blood contact in simulated surgical needlestick injuries with single or double latex gloving
    Andreas Wittmann
    Department of Safety Engineering, University of Wuppertal, and the Helios Klinikum Wuppertal, Klinik für Nuklearmedizin, Wuppertal, Germany
    Infect Control Hosp Epidemiol 30:53-6. 2009
    ..The aim of this study was to measure the quantity of blood transferred at the point of a percutaneous injury by using radioactively labeled blood...
  18. ncbi request reprint [Hepatitis B prevention in health personnel: preventive vaccination doesn't replace conscientious work habits]
    Friedrich Hofmann
    Bergische Universitat, Fachbereich 14, Fachgebiet Arbeitsphysiologie Arbeitsmedizin und Infektionsschutz, Gaussstrasse 20, 42097 Wuppertal
    Pflege Z 56:95-8. 2003
  19. ncbi request reprint Occupational risk for hepatitis A and hepatitis E among health care professionals?
    M Nübling
    Dept of Applied Physiology, Occupational Medicine and Infectiology, University of Wuppertal, Germany
    Infection 30:94-7. 2002
    ..Since transmission routes of hepatitis E virus (HEV) and hepatitis A virus (HAV) are believed to be similar, comparable risk factors and a correlation between the two seroprevalence rates may be assumed...
  20. ncbi request reprint [Occupational health problems in the health care service]
    F Hofmann
    Bergische Universitat Wuppertal, Fachbereich D Abteilung Sicherheitstechnik, Fachgebiet Arbeitsphysiologie, Arbeitsmedizin und Infektionsschutz
    Dtsch Med Wochenschr 131:2322-4. 2006
  21. ncbi request reprint Task profile and risk of occupational hepatitis A infection in sewerage workers
    M Nuebling
    Department of Applied Physiology, Occupational Medicine and Infectiology, University of Wuppertal, Germany
    Int Arch Occup Environ Health 74:589-93. 2001
    ..The aim of the study was to assess to what extent parameters of task-related occupational exposure influence anti-hepatitis A virus (anti-HAV) seroprevalence in sewerage workers, using a new instrument for classification of exposure...
  22. ncbi request reprint A description of the standardized measurement procedures and recommended threshold limit values for biological hazards in Germany
    M A Rieger
    Department of Applied Physiology, Occupational Medicine and Infectiology, University of Wuppertal, Wuppertal, Germany
    J Agric Saf Health 11:185-91. 2005
    ..The results of the exploratory measurements in different livestock buildings confirmed the often high concentrations of airborne biological hazards in agriculture that are reported in the literature...