J C McDonald

Summary

Affiliation: Imperial College
Country: UK

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint Case-referent survey of young adults with mesothelioma: II. Occupational analyses
    J C McDonald
    National Heart and Lung Institute, Imperial College School of Medicine, London, UK
    Ann Occup Hyg 45:519-23. 2001
  2. pmc Mortality in a cohort of vermiculite miners exposed to fibrous amphibole in Libby, Montana
    J C McDonald
    Imperial College School of Medicine, London, UK
    Occup Environ Med 61:363-6. 2004
  3. ncbi request reprint The estimated workforce served by occupational physicians in the UK
    J C McDonald
    Imperial College School of Medicine, National Heart and Lung Institute, Department of Occupational and Environmental Medicine, Dovehouse Street, London SW3 6LY, UK
    Occup Med (Lond) 52:401-6. 2002
  4. ncbi request reprint Case-referent survey of young adults with mesothelioma: I. Lung fibre analyses
    J C McDonald
    National Heart and Lung Institute, Imperial College School of Medicine, London, UK
    Ann Occup Hyg 45:513-8. 2001
  5. ncbi request reprint The epidemiology of mesothelioma in historical context
    J C McDonald
    Dept of Occupational and Environmental Medicine, National Heart and Lung Institute, Imperial College, London, UK
    Eur Respir J 9:1932-42. 1996
  6. ncbi request reprint Incidence by occupation and industry of work-related skin diseases in the United Kingdom, 1996-2001
    J C McDonald
    Occupational and Environmental Medicine, Imperial College School of Medicine, London, UK
    Occup Med (Lond) 56:398-405. 2006
  7. ncbi request reprint Allergen and dust exposure as determinants of work-related symptoms and sensitization in a cohort of flour-exposed workers; a case-control analysis
    P Cullinan
    Department of Occupational and Environmental Medicine, Imperial College, NHLI, SW3 6LR, London, UK
    Ann Occup Hyg 45:97-103. 2001
  8. ncbi request reprint Cohort mortality study of North American industrial sand workers. I. Mortality from lung cancer, silicosis and other causes
    A D McDonald
    Department of Occupational and Environmental Medicine, National Heart and Lung Institute, Imperial College School of Medicine, Dovehouse Street, SW3 6LY, London, UK
    Ann Occup Hyg 45:193-9. 2001
  9. ncbi request reprint Health and employment after a diagnosis of occupational asthma: a descriptive study
    D J Ross
    Department of Occupational and Environmental Medicine, National Heart and Lung Institute, Imperial College, London, UK
    Occup Med (Lond) 48:219-25. 1998
  10. pmc Sixty years on: the price of assembling military gas masks in 1940
    J C McDonald
    Imperial College School of Medicine, London, UK
    Occup Environ Med 63:852-5. 2006

Detail Information

Publications18

  1. ncbi request reprint Case-referent survey of young adults with mesothelioma: II. Occupational analyses
    J C McDonald
    National Heart and Lung Institute, Imperial College School of Medicine, London, UK
    Ann Occup Hyg 45:519-23. 2001
    ..In this age group it was thought that most, but not all, work-related exposures would have been since 1970, when the importation of crocidolite, but not amosite, was virtually eliminated...
  2. pmc Mortality in a cohort of vermiculite miners exposed to fibrous amphibole in Libby, Montana
    J C McDonald
    Imperial College School of Medicine, London, UK
    Occup Environ Med 61:363-6. 2004
    ..Fibrous tremolite is a widespread amphibole asbestiform mineral, airborne fibres of which constitute an environmental hazard in Libby, Montana, northern California, and elsewhere...
  3. ncbi request reprint The estimated workforce served by occupational physicians in the UK
    J C McDonald
    Imperial College School of Medicine, National Heart and Lung Institute, Department of Occupational and Environmental Medicine, Dovehouse Street, London SW3 6LY, UK
    Occup Med (Lond) 52:401-6. 2002
    ..Numbers estimated for each industrial sector were fairly reliable, but by occupation less so, especially in the health and social services...
  4. ncbi request reprint Case-referent survey of young adults with mesothelioma: I. Lung fibre analyses
    J C McDonald
    National Heart and Lung Institute, Imperial College School of Medicine, London, UK
    Ann Occup Hyg 45:513-8. 2001
    ..In this age group it was thought that most, but not all, work-related exposures would have been since 1970, when the importation of crocidolite, but not amosite, was virtually eliminated...
  5. ncbi request reprint The epidemiology of mesothelioma in historical context
    J C McDonald
    Dept of Occupational and Environmental Medicine, National Heart and Lung Institute, Imperial College, London, UK
    Eur Respir J 9:1932-42. 1996
    ....
  6. ncbi request reprint Incidence by occupation and industry of work-related skin diseases in the United Kingdom, 1996-2001
    J C McDonald
    Occupational and Environmental Medicine, Imperial College School of Medicine, London, UK
    Occup Med (Lond) 56:398-405. 2006
    ..Work-related skin disease is common but few cases are documented in statutory reports or disability systems. Voluntary reporting by specialist physicians provides more complete information...
  7. ncbi request reprint Allergen and dust exposure as determinants of work-related symptoms and sensitization in a cohort of flour-exposed workers; a case-control analysis
    P Cullinan
    Department of Occupational and Environmental Medicine, Imperial College, NHLI, SW3 6LR, London, UK
    Ann Occup Hyg 45:97-103. 2001
    ..To estimate the incidence of specific IgE sensitization and allergic respiratory symptoms among UK bakery and flour mill workers; and to examine the roles of flour aeroallergen and total dust exposures in determining these outcomes...
  8. ncbi request reprint Cohort mortality study of North American industrial sand workers. I. Mortality from lung cancer, silicosis and other causes
    A D McDonald
    Department of Occupational and Environmental Medicine, National Heart and Lung Institute, Imperial College School of Medicine, Dovehouse Street, SW3 6LY, London, UK
    Ann Occup Hyg 45:193-9. 2001
    ..The strong indication in this cohort of excess mortality from non-malignant renal disease deserves further investigation...
  9. ncbi request reprint Health and employment after a diagnosis of occupational asthma: a descriptive study
    D J Ross
    Department of Occupational and Environmental Medicine, National Heart and Lung Institute, Imperial College, London, UK
    Occup Med (Lond) 48:219-25. 1998
    ..Asthma developed following a single high exposure in 18 cases (2%), of which 13 were to irritants and five to known sensitizers...
  10. pmc Sixty years on: the price of assembling military gas masks in 1940
    J C McDonald
    Imperial College School of Medicine, London, UK
    Occup Environ Med 63:852-5. 2006
    ..Between 1940 and 1944 military gas masks with filter pads containing 20% crocidolite were assembled in a Nottingham factory...
  11. pmc Incidence by occupation and industry of acute work related respiratory diseases in the UK, 1992-2001
    J C McDonald
    National Heart and Lung Institute, Imperial College School of Medicine, Occupational and Environmental Medicine, London, UK
    Occup Environ Med 62:836-42. 2005
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  12. ncbi request reprint Occupational distribution and geographic clustering of deaths certified to be cryptogenic fibrosing alveolitis in england and wales
    J M Harris
    Department of Occupational and Environmental Medicine, National Heart and Lung Institute, Imperial College, London, UK
    Chest 119:428-33. 2001
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  13. pmc Asbestos, asbestosis, and lung cancer: a critical assessment of the epidemiological evidence
    P A Hessel
    Department of Occupational and Environmental Medicine, National Heart and Lung Institute, Imperial College School of Medicine, London SW3 6LY, UK
    Thorax 60:433-6. 2005
    ..It is probable that the issue may depend critically on asbestos fibre type, an aspect not so far addressed...
  14. ncbi request reprint SWORD '99: surveillance of work-related and occupational respiratory disease in the UK
    J D Meyer
    Centre for Occupational and Environmental Health, University of Manchester, Stopford Building, Oxford Road, Manchester M13 9PT, UK
    Occup Med (Lond) 51:204-8. 2001
    ..The relative proportion of pneumoconiosis cases attributed to coal mining has fallen steadily in workers born since approximately 1920 and most cases are now in men who have been employed in quarrying and rock drilling...
  15. ncbi request reprint The incidence of work-related disease reported by occupational physicians, 1996-2001
    N M Cherry
    Centre for Occupational Health, Manchester University, Manchester, UK
    Occup Med (Lond) 52:407-11. 2002
    ..In each type of disease, there was a wide range in incidence rates, suggesting important differences in risk by occupation or industry...
  16. ncbi request reprint Surveillance for work-related hearing loss in the UK: OSSA and OPRA 1997-2000
    J D Meyer
    Centre for Occupational and Environmental Health, University of Manchester, Humanities Building, Oxford Road, Manchester M13 9PL, UK
    Occup Med (Lond) 52:75-9. 2002
    ..The long latency of occupational hearing loss makes surveillance difficult, but consistent patterns in occupational risk suggest targets for preventive efforts...
  17. ncbi request reprint Cohort mortality study of North American industrial sand workers. III. Estimation of past and present exposures to respirable crystalline silica
    R J Rando
    Department of Environmental Health, School of Public Health and Tropical Medicine, Tulane University Medical Center, 1430 Tulane Avenue, New Orleans, LA 70112, USA
    Ann Occup Hyg 45:209-16. 2001
    ..The decline was rapid between the 1940s and 1970s and current exposures are, on average, less than 50 microg/m3. The use of personal protective equipment was judged to have had little impact on exposure before the 1970s...
  18. ncbi request reprint Cohort mortality study of North American industrial sand workers. II. Case-referent analysis of lung cancer and silicosis deaths
    J M Hughes
    Department of Biostatistics, School of Public Health and Tropical Medicine, Tulane University Medical Center, 1430 Tulane Avenue, New Orleans, LA 70112, USA
    Ann Occup Hyg 45:201-7. 2001
    ..CONCLUSION: These findings support a causal relationship between lung cancer and quartz exposure after allowance for cigarette smoking, in the absence of cristobalite or other known occupational carcinogens...