Birgitta Meding

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Country: Sweden

Publications

  1. ncbi Hand eczema extent and morphology--association and influence on long-term prognosis
    Birgitta Meding
    Occupational Dermatology, National Institute for Working Life, Stockholm, Sweden
    J Invest Dermatol 127:2147-51. 2007
  2. ncbi Permeability of hair dye compounds p-phenylenediamine, toluene-2,5-diaminesulfate and resorcinol through protective gloves in hairdressing
    Marie Louise Lind
    Occupational Dermatology, National Institute for Working Life, SE 113 91 Stockholm, Sweden
    Ann Occup Hyg 51:479-85. 2007
  3. ncbi Self-reported skin exposure -- a population-based study
    Ingegard Anveden
    Occupational and Environmental Health, Centre for Public Health, Stockholm, Sweden
    Contact Dermatitis 54:272-7. 2006
  4. pmc Incidence of hand eczema in female Swedish hairdressers
    Marie Louise Lind
    Occupational and Environmental Dermatology, Department of Medicine, Karolinska Institutet, Stockholm, Sweden
    Occup Environ Med 64:191-5. 2007
  5. ncbi Occupational dermal exposure to permanent hair dyes among hairdressers
    Marie Louise Lind
    Occupational Dermatology, National Institute for Working Life, SE 113 91 Stockholm, Sweden
    Ann Occup Hyg 49:473-80. 2005
  6. ncbi Incidence of hand eczema-a population-based retrospective study
    Birgitta Meding
    Occupational Dermatology, National Institute for Working Life, Stockholm, Sweden
    J Invest Dermatol 122:873-7. 2004
  7. ncbi Self-reported skin exposure--validation of questions by observation
    Ingegard Anveden
    Occupational and Environmental Health, Centre for Public Health, SE 17176, Stockholm, Sweden
    Contact Dermatitis 55:186-91. 2006
  8. ncbi Occupational skin exposure and hand eczema among dental technicians-need for improved prevention
    Birgitta Meding
    Occupational Dermatology, National Institute for Working Life, SE 113 91 Stockholm, Sweden
    Scand J Work Environ Health 32:219-24. 2006
  9. ncbi Fifteen-year follow-up of hand eczema: predictive factors
    Birgitta Meding
    Occupational Dermatology, National Institute for Working Life, Stockholm, Sweden
    J Invest Dermatol 124:893-7. 2005
  10. ncbi A method for assessing occupational dermal exposure to permanent hair dyes
    Marie Louise Lind
    Occupational Dermatology, National Institute for Working Life, SE 113 91 Stockholm, Sweden
    Ann Occup Hyg 48:533-9. 2004

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Publications19

  1. ncbi Hand eczema extent and morphology--association and influence on long-term prognosis
    Birgitta Meding
    Occupational Dermatology, National Institute for Working Life, Stockholm, Sweden
    J Invest Dermatol 127:2147-51. 2007
    ..Recording morphology did not add significant information when assessing long-term prognosis. Consequently, our study indicates that preference should be given to uncomplicated assessment of eczema extent in studies on hand eczema...
  2. ncbi Permeability of hair dye compounds p-phenylenediamine, toluene-2,5-diaminesulfate and resorcinol through protective gloves in hairdressing
    Marie Louise Lind
    Occupational Dermatology, National Institute for Working Life, SE 113 91 Stockholm, Sweden
    Ann Occup Hyg 51:479-85. 2007
    ..All the tested gloves were disposable, and all need to be changed often and disposed of after use. In conclusion, if properly used, all the tested gloves give considerable protection against permeation of PPD, TDS and RES...
  3. ncbi Self-reported skin exposure -- a population-based study
    Ingegard Anveden
    Occupational and Environmental Health, Centre for Public Health, Stockholm, Sweden
    Contact Dermatitis 54:272-7. 2006
    ..In conclusion, individuals with or without hand eczema seem to have similar exposure to skin irritants. Using job titles as a proxy for exposure gives misclassification, which may result in underestimation of the hand eczema risk...
  4. pmc Incidence of hand eczema in female Swedish hairdressers
    Marie Louise Lind
    Occupational and Environmental Dermatology, Department of Medicine, Karolinska Institutet, Stockholm, Sweden
    Occup Environ Med 64:191-5. 2007
    ..To estimate the occurrence of hand eczema in hairdressers in Sweden...
  5. ncbi Occupational dermal exposure to permanent hair dyes among hairdressers
    Marie Louise Lind
    Occupational Dermatology, National Institute for Working Life, SE 113 91 Stockholm, Sweden
    Ann Occup Hyg 49:473-80. 2005
    ..e. for PPD 22-939 nmol per hand). The glove use observed in this study was often improper, and was insufficient to prevent exposure. To reduce exposure, improved skin protection and work routines are important...
  6. ncbi Incidence of hand eczema-a population-based retrospective study
    Birgitta Meding
    Occupational Dermatology, National Institute for Working Life, Stockholm, Sweden
    J Invest Dermatol 122:873-7. 2004
    ..A moderate influence of recall bias and a probable tendency to underreport imply that the incidence rates presented are to be considered as minimum rates...
  7. ncbi Self-reported skin exposure--validation of questions by observation
    Ingegard Anveden
    Occupational and Environmental Health, Centre for Public Health, SE 17176, Stockholm, Sweden
    Contact Dermatitis 55:186-91. 2006
    ..We consider the questions regarding skin exposure to water, foodstuffs, protective gloves, and hand-washing to be useful for future studies. The observation method seems to be reliable, useful, and easy to apply...
  8. ncbi Occupational skin exposure and hand eczema among dental technicians-need for improved prevention
    Birgitta Meding
    Occupational Dermatology, National Institute for Working Life, SE 113 91 Stockholm, Sweden
    Scand J Work Environ Health 32:219-24. 2006
    ..The aims of this study were to estimate occupational skin exposure, the use of skin protection, and the incidence of hand eczema among dental technicians...
  9. ncbi Fifteen-year follow-up of hand eczema: predictive factors
    Birgitta Meding
    Occupational Dermatology, National Institute for Working Life, Stockholm, Sweden
    J Invest Dermatol 124:893-7. 2005
    ..In conclusion, the main determinant for a poor long-term prognosis was widespread hand dermatitis at the initial examination. Other important factors were low age at onset of hand eczema, history of childhood eczema, and contact allergy...
  10. ncbi A method for assessing occupational dermal exposure to permanent hair dyes
    Marie Louise Lind
    Occupational Dermatology, National Institute for Working Life, SE 113 91 Stockholm, Sweden
    Ann Occup Hyg 48:533-9. 2004
    ..We conclude that the sampling efficiency is adequate for measurements of dermal exposure to permanent hair dyes. Hand wash sampling with bag rinsing is a useful tool for field studies of dermal exposure assessment in hairdressers...
  11. ncbi Health-related quality of life and hand eczema--a comparison of two instruments, including factor analysis
    Lena Marie Wallenhammar
    Occupational and Environmental Dermatology, Stockholm County Council and Karolinska Institutet, Stockholm, Sweden
    J Invest Dermatol 122:1381-9. 2004
    ..The SF-36 therefore appears suitable for use in future studies for measuring HRQL, and gender differences in HRQL, in persons with reported hand eczema...
  12. ncbi Hand eczema in Swedish adults - changes in prevalence between 1983 and 1996
    Birgitta Meding
    Occupational Dermatology, National Institute for Working Life, Stockholm, Sweden
    J Invest Dermatol 118:719-23. 2002
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  13. ncbi Epidemiology of nickel allergy
    Birgitta Meding
    Occupational Dermatology, National Institute for Working Life, SE 112 79 Stockholm, Sweden
    J Environ Monit 5:188-9. 2003
  14. ncbi "You get what you ask for"--impact of the wording of questions on skin disease
    Birgitta Meding
    Scand J Work Environ Health 30:334. 2004
  15. ncbi Nickel allergy and hand eczema--a 20-year follow up
    Anna Josefson
    Department of Dermatology, Orebro University Hospital, 701 85 Orebro, Sweden
    Contact Dermatitis 55:286-90. 2006
    ..6% of those without (P < 0.001). In conclusion, contact allergy to nickel in childhood did not seem to increase the prevalence of hand eczema later in life...
  16. ncbi The incidence of respiratory symptoms in female Swedish hairdressers
    Jonas Brisman
    Institute of Internal Medicine, Section of Occupational Medicine, Sahlgrenska University Hospital, Goteborg, Sweden
    Am J Ind Med 44:673-8. 2003
    ..Airway diseases in hairdressers are a concern. The objective of this investigation is to evaluate the risk for three respiratory symptoms, wheeze, dry cough, and nasal blockage, in hairdressers...
  17. ncbi [Skin allergy and hypersensitivity surveyed in a Swedish study]
    Ann Sofie Metsävainio
    Umea Universitet
    Lakartidningen 103:3075-8. 2006
  18. ncbi [Shortages of population studies according a survey. Questions concerning skin allergy and hypersensitivity should be coordinated and unified]
    Berndt Stenberg
    Institutionen för folkhälsa och klinisk medicin, Umea Universitet, STD kliniken, Norrlands Universitetssjukhus, Umea
    Lakartidningen 100:213-7. 2003
  19. ncbi Skin exposure in geriatric care - a comparison between observation and self-assessment of exposure
    Ingegard Anveden
    Occupational and Environmental Health, Centre for Public Health, Karolinska Institutet, SE 171 76 Stockholm, Sweden
    Contact Dermatitis 57:253-8. 2007
    ..Furthermore, the observations in this study suggest that nursing work in geriatric care may comprise limited exposure to water...