D Coggon

Summary

Affiliation: University of Southampton
Country: UK

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint Work with pesticides and organophosphate sheep dips
    D Coggon
    MRC Environmental Epidemiology Unit, Community Clinical Sciences, University of Southampton, Southampton, UK
    Occup Med (Lond) 52:467-70. 2002
  2. pmc Symptoms, signs and nerve conduction velocities in patients with suspected carpal tunnel syndrome
    Georgia Ntani
    MRC Lifecourse Epidemiology Unit, University of Southampton, Southampton SO16 6YD, UK
    BMC Musculoskelet Disord 14:242. 2013
  3. pmc International variation in absence from work attributed to musculoskeletal illness: findings from the CUPID study
    David Coggon
    Medical Research Council Lifecourse Epidemiology Unit, University of Southampton, Southampton, UK
    Occup Environ Med 70:575-84. 2013
  4. pmc Body mass index, occupational activity, and leisure-time physical activity: an exploration of risk factors and modifiers for knee osteoarthritis in the 1946 British birth cohort
    Kathryn R Martin
    Laboratory of Epidemiology and Population Sciences, National Institute on Aging, National Institutes of Health, Bethesda, Maryland 20814, USA
    BMC Musculoskelet Disord 14:219. 2013
  5. pmc Impact of carpal tunnel surgery according to pre-operative abnormality of sensory conduction in median nerve: a longitudinal study
    David Coggon
    MRC Lifecourse Epidemiology Unit, University of Southampton, Southampton, UK
    BMC Musculoskelet Disord 14:241. 2013
  6. pmc Differences in risk factors for neurophysiologically confirmed carpal tunnel syndrome and illness with similar symptoms but normal median nerve function: a case-control study
    David Coggon
    MRC Lifecourse Epidemiology Unit, University of Southampton, Southampton SO16 6YD, UK
    BMC Musculoskelet Disord 14:240. 2013
  7. pmc Patterns of multisite pain and associations with risk factors
    David Coggon
    Medical Research Council Lifecourse Epidemiology Unit, University of Southampton, Southampton, UK
    Pain 154:1769-77. 2013
  8. pmc Disabling musculoskeletal pain in working populations: is it the job, the person, or the culture?
    David Coggon
    Medical Research Council Lifecourse Epidemiology Unit, University of Southampton, UK
    Pain 154:856-63. 2013
  9. pmc The CUPID (Cultural and Psychosocial Influences on Disability) study: methods of data collection and characteristics of study sample
    David Coggon
    Medical Research Council Lifecourse Epidemiology Unit, University of Southampton, Southampton, UK
    PLoS ONE 7:e39820. 2012
  10. pmc Mortality of workers exposed to ethylene oxide: extended follow up of a British cohort
    D Coggon
    MRC Environmental Epidemiology Unit, University of Southampton, UK
    Occup Environ Med 61:358-62. 2004

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Publications94

  1. ncbi request reprint Work with pesticides and organophosphate sheep dips
    D Coggon
    MRC Environmental Epidemiology Unit, Community Clinical Sciences, University of Southampton, Southampton, UK
    Occup Med (Lond) 52:467-70. 2002
    ..A particular concern recently in Britain has been the possibility that organophosphate insecticides can cause chronic neuropsychiatric illness...
  2. pmc Symptoms, signs and nerve conduction velocities in patients with suspected carpal tunnel syndrome
    Georgia Ntani
    MRC Lifecourse Epidemiology Unit, University of Southampton, Southampton SO16 6YD, UK
    BMC Musculoskelet Disord 14:242. 2013
    ....
  3. pmc International variation in absence from work attributed to musculoskeletal illness: findings from the CUPID study
    David Coggon
    Medical Research Council Lifecourse Epidemiology Unit, University of Southampton, Southampton, UK
    Occup Environ Med 70:575-84. 2013
    ....
  4. pmc Body mass index, occupational activity, and leisure-time physical activity: an exploration of risk factors and modifiers for knee osteoarthritis in the 1946 British birth cohort
    Kathryn R Martin
    Laboratory of Epidemiology and Population Sciences, National Institute on Aging, National Institutes of Health, Bethesda, Maryland 20814, USA
    BMC Musculoskelet Disord 14:219. 2013
    ..We examined the associations of midlife kOA with body mass index (BMI) and activity exposure across adult life and their interaction...
  5. pmc Impact of carpal tunnel surgery according to pre-operative abnormality of sensory conduction in median nerve: a longitudinal study
    David Coggon
    MRC Lifecourse Epidemiology Unit, University of Southampton, Southampton, UK
    BMC Musculoskelet Disord 14:241. 2013
    ..In a prospective longitudinal study, we investigated whether this case definition distinguished patients who were more likely to benefit from surgical treatment...
  6. pmc Differences in risk factors for neurophysiologically confirmed carpal tunnel syndrome and illness with similar symptoms but normal median nerve function: a case-control study
    David Coggon
    MRC Lifecourse Epidemiology Unit, University of Southampton, Southampton SO16 6YD, UK
    BMC Musculoskelet Disord 14:240. 2013
    ....
  7. pmc Patterns of multisite pain and associations with risk factors
    David Coggon
    Medical Research Council Lifecourse Epidemiology Unit, University of Southampton, Southampton, UK
    Pain 154:1769-77. 2013
    ....
  8. pmc Disabling musculoskeletal pain in working populations: is it the job, the person, or the culture?
    David Coggon
    Medical Research Council Lifecourse Epidemiology Unit, University of Southampton, UK
    Pain 154:856-63. 2013
    ....
  9. pmc The CUPID (Cultural and Psychosocial Influences on Disability) study: methods of data collection and characteristics of study sample
    David Coggon
    Medical Research Council Lifecourse Epidemiology Unit, University of Southampton, Southampton, UK
    PLoS ONE 7:e39820. 2012
    ..This paper describes the methods of data collection and various characteristics of the study sample...
  10. pmc Mortality of workers exposed to ethylene oxide: extended follow up of a British cohort
    D Coggon
    MRC Environmental Epidemiology Unit, University of Southampton, UK
    Occup Environ Med 61:358-62. 2004
    ..To obtain further information about the risks of cancer associated with occupational exposure to ethylene oxide..
  11. pmc Occupation and mortality related to alcohol, drugs and sexual habits
    D Coggon
    MRC Epidemiology Resource Centre, University of Southampton, UK
    Occup Med (Lond) 60:348-53. 2010
    ..To identify opportunities for targeted prevention, we explored differences in occupational mortality from diseases and injuries related to alcohol consumption, sexual habits and drug abuse...
  12. ncbi request reprint Extended follow-up of a cohort of british chemical workers exposed to formaldehyde
    David Coggon
    Medical Research Council Environmental Epidemiology Unit, University of Southampton, Southampton, United Kingdom
    J Natl Cancer Inst 95:1608-15. 2003
    ..Some epidemiologic studies have linked occupational exposure to formaldehyde with cancers of the nose, nasopharynx, and lung, but the evidence for human carcinogenicity has been inconsistent and requires clarification...
  13. ncbi request reprint Possible regulatory approaches to comparative risk assessment for pesticides
    David Coggon
    MRC Epidemiology Resource Centre, Southampton General Hospital, University of Southampton, Southampton
    Pest Manag Sci 62:790-2. 2006
  14. pmc Work-related mortality in England and Wales, 1979-2000
    David Coggon
    MRC Epidemiology Resource Centre, University of Southampton, Southampton, UK
    Occup Environ Med 67:816-22. 2010
    ..To explore time trends in deaths attributable to work in England and Wales, and identify priorities for prevention, we conducted a proportional analysis of mortality by occupation over a 22-year period...
  15. ncbi request reprint Does it help to know the work-relatedness of back pain in individual cases?
    David Coggon
    MRC Environmental Epidemiology Unit, Southampton General Hospital, University of Southampton, Southhampton, United Kingdom
    Scand J Work Environ Health 29:441-2. 2003
  16. ncbi request reprint Occupational health in British agriculture
    D Coggon
    MRC Environmental Epidemiology Unit, Community Clinical Sciences, University of Southampton, Southampton SO16 6YD, UK
    Occup Med (Lond) 52:439. 2002
  17. pmc Occupational cancer in the United Kingdom
    D Coggon
    MRC Environmental Epidemiology Unit, University of Southampton, Southampton, United Kingdom
    Environ Health Perspect 107:239-44. 1999
    ..Other known occupational hazards of cancer are unlikely to account for more than 100 cases per year in total...
  18. ncbi request reprint Assessing case definitions in the absence of a diagnostic gold standard
    David Coggon
    MRC Environmental Epidemiology Unit, University of Southampton, Southampton General Hospital, Southampton SO16 6YD, UK
    Int J Epidemiol 34:949-52. 2005
    ..A corollary is that the best-case definition for a disorder may vary according to the purpose for which it is being applied...
  19. ncbi request reprint The role of physical examination in the diagnosis of work-related upper limb musculoskeletal disorders
    D Coggon
    MRC Epidemiology Resource Centre, University of Southampton, UK
    Med Lav 98:94-7. 2007
    ....
  20. ncbi request reprint Epidemiology in risk management for chemicals
    D Coggon
    MRC Epidemiology Resource Centre, University of Southampton, UK
    Med Lav 97:190-4. 2006
    ..The strengths and limitations of epidemiology as a tool in risk management are discussed...
  21. pmc Predictors of long-term pain and disability in patients with low back pain investigated by magnetic resonance imaging: a longitudinal study
    Philip McNee
    MRC Lifecourse Epidemiology Unit, University of Southampton, Southampton, UK
    BMC Musculoskelet Disord 12:234. 2011
    ..We therefore conducted a longitudinal study to explore whether spinal abnormalities on MRI for LBP predict prognosis after 18 months...
  22. pmc Health risks from mobile phone base stations
    D Coggon
    MRC Epidemiology Resource Centre, Southampton General Hospital, Southampton SO16 6YD, UK
    Occup Environ Med 63:298-9. 2006
  23. pmc Assessing investment in manual handling risk controls: a scoring system for use in observational studies
    J Smedley
    MRC Environmental Epidemiology Unit, Southampton General Hospital, Southampton SO16 6YD, UK
    Occup Environ Med 62:63-5. 2005
    ..Low scoring hospitals had a manual handling policy and recorded accidents and sickness absence, but had limited resource for expert manpower and equipment...
  24. pmc Population-based cohort study of incident and persistent arm pain: role of mental health, self-rated health and health beliefs
    K T Palmer
    MRC Epidemiology Resource Centre, Community Clinical Sciences, University of Southampton, Southampton General Hospital, Southampton, England SO16 6YD, UK
    Pain 136:30-7. 2008
    ..Thus, SRH and mental health indices were strong predictors of incident and persistent arm pain in adults from the community, while persistence was also predicted by beliefs about causation and prognosis...
  25. ncbi request reprint The prevalence of sensorineural symptoms attributable to hand-transmitted vibration in Great Britain: a national postal survey
    K T Palmer
    MRC Environmental Epidemiology Unit, University of Southampton, Southampton General Hospital, Southampton, SO16 6YD, UK
    Am J Ind Med 38:99-107. 2000
    ..Exposure to hand-transmitted vibration (HTV) can cause sensorineural symptoms in the upper limb, but its impact has not previously been assessed in the general population...
  26. ncbi request reprint Risk of hand-arm vibration syndrome according to occupation and sources of exposure to hand-transmitted vibration: A national survey
    K T Palmer
    MRC Clinical Scientist and Consultant Occupational Physician, MRC Environmental Epidemiology Unit, Community Clinical Sciences, University of Southampton, Southampton, SO16 6YD, UK
    Am J Ind Med 39:389-96. 2001
    ..Although some occupational sources of hand-transmitted vibration (HTV) have been extensively investigated, the risks associated with others are poorly characterized...
  27. pmc Mortality from infectious pneumonia in metal workers: a comparison with deaths from asthma in occupations exposed to respiratory sensitisers
    K T Palmer
    MRC Epidemiology Resource Centre, University of Southampton, Southampton, UK
    Thorax 64:983-6. 2009
    ..The findings for 1991-2000 were assessed and compared with the mortality pattern from asthma in occupations exposed to known respiratory sensitisers...
  28. pmc Prevalence of Raynaud's phenomenon in Great Britain and its relation to hand transmitted vibration: a national postal survey
    K T Palmer
    MRC Environmental Epidemiology Unit, Community Clinical Sciences, University of Southampton, SO16 6YD, UK
    Occup Environ Med 57:448-52. 2000
    ..To assess the prevalence of Raynaud's phenomenon in the general population of Great Britain and to estimate the proportion and number of cases attributable to hand transmitted vibration (HTV)...
  29. pmc The relative importance of whole body vibration and occupational lifting as risk factors for low-back pain
    K T Palmer
    MRC Environmental Epidemiology Unit, Southampton, UK
    Occup Environ Med 60:715-21. 2003
    ....
  30. ncbi request reprint Exposure to hand-transmitted vibration and pain in the neck and upper limbs
    K T Palmer
    MRC Environmental Epidemiology Unit, Community Clinical Sciences, University of Southampton, Southampton, UK
    Occup Med (Lond) 51:464-7. 2001
    ..7 versus 1.8 for neck pain). This accords with the pattern of transmission of HTV to the upper limb, although a confounding effect from other ergonomic risk factors cannot be discounted...
  31. ncbi request reprint Upper limb pain in primary care: health beliefs, somatic distress, consulting and patient satisfaction
    K T Palmer
    MRC Environmental Epidemiology Resource Centre, University of Southampton, Southampton General Hospital, Southampton SO16 6YD, UK
    Fam Pract 23:609-17. 2006
    ..Beliefs and mental well-being could influence decisions to consult about upper limb pain and satisfaction with care...
  32. ncbi request reprint Use of keyboards and symptoms in the neck and arm: evidence from a national survey
    K T Palmer
    MRC Environmental Epidemiology Unit, University of Southampton, Southampton General Hospital, Southampton SO16 6YD, UK
    Occup Med (Lond) 51:392-5. 2001
    ..Previous estimates of risk in the occupational setting may have been biased by shared expectations, concerns, or other aspects of illness behaviour...
  33. pmc Prevalence and pattern of occupational exposure to whole body vibration in Great Britain: findings from a national survey
    K T Palmer
    MRC Environmental Epidemiology Unit, Community Clinical Sciences, University of Southampton
    Occup Environ Med 57:229-36. 2000
    ..To estimate the number of workers in Great Britain with significant occupational exposure to whole body vibration (WBV) and to identify the common sources of exposure and the occupations and industries where such exposures arise...
  34. pmc Employment characteristics and job loss in patients awaiting surgery on the hip or knee
    K T Palmer
    MRC Environmental Epidemiology Unit, Southampton General Hospital, Southampton SO16 6YD, UK
    Occup Environ Med 62:54-7. 2005
    ..To investigate the factors, including size of organisation, associated with job loss in patients awaiting surgery to the hip or knee joint...
  35. pmc Raynaud's phenomenon, vibration induced white finger, and difficulties in hearing
    K T Palmer
    MRC Environmental Epidemiology Unit, Community Clinical Sciences, Southhampton General Hospital, University of Southampton, SO16 6YD, UK
    Occup Environ Med 59:640-2. 2002
    ..An association has previously been reported between finger blanching and hearing difficulties, but only in workers with exposure to noise and hand transmitted vibration (HTV)...
  36. ncbi request reprint A prospective cohort study of arm pain in primary care and physiotherapy--prognostic determinants
    C Ryall
    MRC Epidemiology Resource Centre, University of Southampton, Southampton General Hospital, Southampton, UK
    Rheumatology (Oxford) 46:508-15. 2007
    ..To investigate outcome and prognostic determinants for arm pain presenting to primary care and physiotherapy services...
  37. ncbi request reprint Natural history of low back pain. A longitudinal study in nurses
    J Smedley
    Medical Research Council Environmental Epidemiology Unit, University of Southampton, United Kingdom
    Spine (Phila Pa 1976) 23:2422-6. 1998
    ..In the absence of other information, the differentials in risk associated with a person's history of back pain appear to remain constant for a period of at least 2 years...
  38. pmc Smoking and musculoskeletal disorders: findings from a British national survey
    K T Palmer
    MRC Environmental Epidemiology Unit, Community Clinical Sciences, Southampton General Hospital, University of Southampton, Southampton SO16 6YD, UK
    Ann Rheum Dis 62:33-6. 2003
    ..To explore the relation between smoking habits and regional pain in the general population...
  39. pmc Does knee pain in the community behave like a regional pain syndrome? Prospective cohort study of incidence and persistence
    K T Palmer
    MRC Epidemiology Resource Centre, Community Clinical Sciences, University of Southampton, Southampton General Hospital, Southampton, England SO16 6YD, UK
    Ann Rheum Dis 66:1190-4. 2007
    ..To investigate whether knee pain in the community behaves like a regional pain syndrome, determined by its association with mental health, self-rated health (SRH) and beliefs about prognosis...
  40. pmc The burden of sickness absence from musculoskeletal causes in Great Britain
    C Linaker
    MRC Lifecourse Epidemiology Unit, Southampton General Hospital, University of Southampton, Southampton, Hants SO16 6YD, UK
    Occup Med (Lond) 61:458-64. 2011
    ..National initiatives to prevent and/or manage sickness absence require a database from which trends can be monitored...
  41. pmc How common is repetitive strain injury?
    K T Palmer
    MRC Epidemiology Resource Centre, Southampton General Hospital, Southampton SO16 6YD, UK
    Occup Environ Med 65:331-5. 2008
    ..The authors assessed the potential for error for work-associated arm pain...
  42. doi request reprint Long-term outcome following total knee arthroplasty: a controlled longitudinal study
    J Cushnaghan
    MRC Epidemiology Resource Centre, Southampton General Hospital, Southampton, UK
    Ann Rheum Dis 68:642-7. 2009
    ..To assess long-term outcome and predictors of prognosis following total knee arthroplasty (TKA) for osteoarthritis...
  43. pmc Cigarette smoking, occupational exposure to noise, and self reported hearing difficulties
    K T Palmer
    MRC Environmental Epidemiology Unit, Community Clinical Sciences, University of Southampton, UK
    Occup Environ Med 61:340-4. 2004
    ..To explore the interaction of smoking and occupational exposure to noise as risk factors for hearing difficulty in the general population...
  44. pmc Validity of self reported occupational exposures to hand transmitted and whole body vibration
    K T Palmer
    MRC Environmental Epidemiology Unit, Community Clinical Sciences, University of Southampton, UK
    Occup Environ Med 57:237-41. 2000
    ..To assess the accuracy with which workers report their exposure to occupational sources of hand transmitted (HTV) and whole body vibration (WBV)...
  45. pmc Pain tolerance in upper limb disorders: findings from a community survey
    S Mitchell
    MRC Environmental Epidemiology Unit, University of Southampton, UK
    Occup Environ Med 60:217-21. 2003
    ..To test the hypothesis that non-specific upper limb pain arises from altered pain perception with reduced tolerance of sensory stimuli...
  46. pmc Occupational exposure to noise and the attributable burden of hearing difficulties in Great Britain
    K T Palmer
    MRC Environmental Epidemiology Unit, Community Clinical Sciences, Southhampton General Hospital, University of Southampton, SO16 6YD, UK
    Occup Environ Med 59:634-9. 2002
    ....
  47. pmc Risk factors for incident neck and shoulder pain in hospital nurses
    J Smedley
    MRC Environmental Epidemiology Unit, Community Clinical Sciences, University of Southampton, UK
    Occup Environ Med 60:864-9. 2003
    ..To assess the incidence and risk factors for neck and shoulder pain in nurses...
  48. ncbi request reprint Knee osteoarthritis and obesity
    D Coggon
    MRC Environmental Epidemiology Unit, University of Southampton, Southampton General Hospital, Southampton, UK
    Int J Obes Relat Metab Disord 25:622-7. 2001
    ..People undergoing meniscectomy or with a history of knee injury might be a focus for targeted advice...
  49. pmc Chronic health problems and risk of accidental injury in the workplace: a systematic literature review
    K T Palmer
    MRC Epidemiology Resource Centre, Southampton General Hospital, Tremona Road, Southampton SO166YD, UK
    Occup Environ Med 65:757-64. 2008
    ..To investigate whether common important health conditions and their treatments increase risks of occupational injury...
  50. pmc Poor housing in childhood and high rates of stomach cancer in England and Wales
    D J Barker
    MRC Environmental Epidemiology Unit, University of Southampton, Southampton General Hospital, UK
    Br J Cancer 61:575-8. 1990
    ..We conclude that overcrowding in the home during childhood may be a major determinant of stomach cancer, and might act by promoting the transmission of causative organisms...
  51. ncbi request reprint Manual handling risk controls in hospitals (MARCH): a cross-sectional survey of UK hospitals
    J Smedley
    Medical Research Council Environmental Epidemiology Unit, University of Southampton, Southampton General Hospital, Southampton, UK
    Health Serv Manage Res 17:121-31. 2004
    ..Future research should aim to develop standards through consensus opinion and ultimately evidence of effectiveness of risk controls...
  52. ncbi request reprint Inflammatory responses to the occupational inhalation of metal fume
    K T Palmer
    Medical Research Council MRC Environmental Epidemiology Unit, University of Southampton, UK
    Eur Respir J 27:366-73. 2006
    ..In conclusion, these data suggest that chronic exposure to metal fume blunts responsiveness to inhaled particulate matter. However, the mechanism behind the lack of detectable local inflammatory response requires further investigation...
  53. pmc Reliability of the Southampton examination schedule for the diagnosis of upper limb disorders in the general population
    K Walker-Bone
    MRC Environmental Epidemiology Unit, University of Southampton, UK
    Ann Rheum Dis 61:1103-6. 2002
    ..In 1997, a United Kingdom workshop agreed consensus definitions for nine of these conditions. From these criteria, an examination schedule was developed and validated in a hospital setting...
  54. doi request reprint Exposure to heavy physical occupational activities during working life and bone mineral density at the hip at retirement age
    K Walker-Bone
    MRC Lifecourse Epidemiology Unit, University of Southampton, Southampton, UK
    Occup Environ Med 71:329-31. 2014
    ..Physical activity is important in the development and maintenance of BMD, but the effects of occupational physical activity on bone health are unclear. We investigated the influence of lifetime physical activity on BMD at the hip...
  55. pmc Evaluation of a case management service to reduce sickness absence
    J Smedley
    Occupational Health Department, University Hospital Southampton NHS Foundation Trust, Southampton, UK
    Occup Med (Lond) 63:89-95. 2013
    ..It is unclear whether and to what extent intensive case management is more effective than standard occupational health services in reducing sickness absence in the health care sector...
  56. pmc Knee disorders in the general population and their relation to occupation
    P Baker
    MRC Environmental Epidemiology Unit, University of Southampton, Southampton General Hospital, Southampton, UK
    Occup Environ Med 60:794-7. 2003
    ..Hospital based studies of occupational risk factors for knee disorders are complicated by the possibility of selective referral to hospital of people whose work is made difficult by their symptoms...
  57. ncbi request reprint Prevalence and occupational associations of neck pain in the British population
    K T Palmer
    Environmental Epidemiology Unit, Medical Research Council MRC, University of Southampton, England
    Scand J Work Environ Health 27:49-56. 2001
    ..This study determined the prevalence of neck pain and its relation to occupation and occupational activities in the general population...
  58. pmc Quantifying the advantages and disadvantages of pre-placement genetic screening
    K T Palmer
    MRC Environmental Epidemiology Unit, Community Clinical Sciences, University of Southampton, Southampton SO16 6YD, UK
    Occup Environ Med 61:448-53. 2004
    ..Ensuring a fair balance between the rights and obligations of each group requires a value judgement, but the advantages and disadvantages to interested parties must first be quantified in a meaningful way...
  59. ncbi request reprint Reproducibility of histories of low-back pain obtained by self-administered questionnaire
    K Walsh
    MRC Environmental Epidemiology Unit, University of Southampton, Southampton General Hospital, United Kingdom
    Spine (Phila Pa 1976) 16:1075-7. 1991
    ..Epidemiologic studies based on such data must be interpreted with appropriate caution...
  60. pmc Skin disease in sheep farmers
    K Heathcote
    Department of ENT Surgery, Southampton University Hospitals NHS Trust, Southampton SO16 6YD, UK
    Occup Med (Lond) 61:515-7. 2011
    ..An unusual inflammation of the pinna has been reported to occur in some sheep farmers at the time of lambing...
  61. pmc Stomach cancer and migration within England and Wales
    D Coggon
    MRC Environmental Epidemiology Unit, University of Southampton, Southampton General Hospital, UK
    Br J Cancer 61:573-4. 1990
    ..We conclude that studies seeking to explain local differences in the incidence of stomach cancer within England and Wales should focus on the environment of patients in their youth...
  62. pmc Prevalence and correlates of regional pain and associated disability in Japanese workers
    Ko Matsudaira
    MRC Epidemiology Resource Centre, Southampton General Hospital, Southampton SO166YD, UK
    Occup Environ Med 68:191-6. 2011
    ..To assess the prevalence and correlates of regional pain and associated disability in four groups of Japanese workers...
  63. pmc Mortality from diabetes and ischaemic heart disease in textile workers
    Francesca Zanardi
    MRC Epidemiology Resource Centre, University of Southampton, Southampton General Hospital, Southampton SO166YD, UK
    Occup Environ Med 68:172-5. 2011
    ....
  64. ncbi request reprint Exposure to metal fume and infectious pneumonia
    Keith T Palmer
    MRC Environmental Epidemiology Unit, Community Clinical Sciences, University of Southampton, Southampton, United Kingdom
    Am J Epidemiol 157:227-33. 2003
    ..These findings support the hypothesis that ferrous and possibly other metal fumes reversibly predispose to infectious pneumonia. Research should now focus on the underlying mechanisms and prevention...
  65. pmc Cultural differences in musculoskeletal symptoms and disability
    Ira Madan
    Guy s and St Thomas NHS Foundation Trust and Division of Health and Social Care, King s College London, London, UK
    Int J Epidemiol 37:1181-9. 2008
    ....
  66. ncbi request reprint Risk factors for knee osteoarthritis in Japanese women: heavy weight, previous joint injuries, and occupational activities
    Noriko Yoshimura
    Department of Public Health, Wakayama Medical University School of Medicine, Wakayama, Japan
    J Rheumatol 31:157-62. 2004
    ..Results were contrasted with a comparable study in Britain...
  67. ncbi request reprint Cardio-respiratory morbidity and long-term exposure to particulate air pollution
    Christine Solomon
    MRC Environmental Epidemiology Unit, University of Southhampton, UK
    Int J Environ Health Res 13:327-35. 2003
    ..This is in contrast to observations in US studies. In view of this discordance, there is a need for further evaluation of the long-term impact of particulate pollution on health in the UK...
  68. ncbi request reprint The clinical grading of Raynaud's phenomenon and vibration-induced white finger: relationship between finger blanching and difficulties in using the upper limb
    Keith T Palmer
    MRC Environmental Epidemiology Unit, Community Clinical Sciences, University of Southampton, UK
    Int Arch Occup Environ Health 75:29-36. 2002
    ....
  69. ncbi request reprint Impact of ergonomic intervention on back pain among nurses
    Julia Smedley
    Environmental Epidemiology Unit, Medical Research Council, Community Clinical Sciences, University of Southampton, Southampton, United Kingdom
    Scand J Work Environ Health 29:117-23. 2003
    ..This study assessed the impact of ergonomic intervention on rates of low-back pain among hospital nurses...
  70. ncbi request reprint A comprehensive evaluation of the potential health risks associated with occupational and environmental exposure to styrene
    Joshua T Cohen
    Harvard Center for Risk Analysis, Harvard School of Public Health, Boston, Massachusetts, USA
    J Toxicol Environ Health B Crit Rev 5:1-265. 2002
  71. ncbi request reprint Exposure to asbestos and lung and pleural cancer mortality among pulp and paper industry workers
    Rafael Carel
    International Agency for Research on Cancer, 150 cours Albert Thomas, 69008 Lyon, France
    J Occup Environ Med 44:579-84. 2002
    ....
  72. ncbi request reprint Anatomic distribution of sensory symptoms in the hand and their relation to neck pain, psychosocial variables, and occupational activities
    Isabel Reading
    MRC Environmental Epidemiology Unit, University of Southampton, Southampton, England
    Am J Epidemiol 157:524-30. 2003
    ..These findings suggest that, in the classification of numbness and tingling of the hand, it may be useful to distinguish symptoms that involve most of the sensory distribution of the median nerve but not other parts of the hand...
  73. ncbi request reprint A case-control study of risk factors for arm pain presenting to primary care services
    Claire Ryall
    MRC Epidemiology Resource Centre, University of Southampton, Southampton General Hospital, Tremona Road, Southampton SO16 6YD, UK
    Occup Med (Lond) 56:137-43. 2006
    ....
  74. ncbi request reprint The anatomical pattern and determinants of pain in the neck and upper limbs: an epidemiologic study
    Karen Walker-Bone
    MRC Environmental Epidemiology Unit, Southampton General Hospital, Tremona Road, Southampton SO16 6YD, UK
    Pain 109:45-51. 2004
    ..1-129.0). Neck and upper limb pain commonly cluster, and frequently display symmetry and adjacent patterns of involvement. Extensive neck and upper limb pain is far more strongly associated with poor mental vitality than localised pain...
  75. ncbi request reprint Commentary: complex disease--responding to the challenge
    David Coggon
    MRC Epidemiology Resource Centre, University of Southampton, UK
    Int J Epidemiol 35:581-3; discussion 593-6. 2006
  76. ncbi request reprint Carpal tunnel syndrome and its relation to occupation: a systematic literature review
    Keith T Palmer
    MRC Epidemiology Resource Centre, University of Southampton, Southampton, UK
    Occup Med (Lond) 57:57-66. 2007
    ..To assess occupational risk factors for carpal tunnel syndrome (CTS), we conducted a systematic literature review...
  77. pmc Health-related job loss: findings from a community-based survey
    Christine Solomon
    MRC Epidemiology Resource Centre, Southampton General Hospital, UK
    Occup Environ Med 64:144-9. 2007
    ..To explore the frequency, nature, determinants and outcome of health-related job loss (HRJL) in men sampled from the general population of three rural areas...
  78. pmc Neuropsychiatric symptoms in past users of sheep dip and other pesticides
    Christine Solomon
    MRC Epidemiology Resource Centre, Southampton General Hospital, Southampton, UK
    Occup Environ Med 64:259-66. 2007
    ..To explore the prevalence and pattern of neuropsychiatric symptoms in past users of sheep dip and other pesticides...
  79. ncbi request reprint Risk factors for specific upper limb disorders as compared with non-specific upper limb pain: assessing the utility of a structured examination schedule
    Karen Walker-Bone
    MRC Epidemiology Resource Centre, Southampton General Hospital, Southampton, UK
    Occup Med (Lond) 56:243-50. 2006
    ..Few community-based epidemiological investigations of upper limb disorders (ULDs) have classified cases by validated procedures involving a structured clinical examination...
  80. ncbi request reprint Utility of restricted neck movement as a diagnostic criterion in case definition for neck disorders
    Isabel Reading
    Medical Research Council Epidemiology Resource Centre, University of Southampton, United Kingdom
    Scand J Work Environ Health 31:387-93. 2005
    ..This study explored the utility of restricted neck movement in epidemiologic case definition for neck disorders...
  81. ncbi request reprint Compensating occupationally related tenosynovitis and epicondylitis: a literature review
    Keith T Palmer
    MRC Epidemiology Resource Centre, University of Southampton, Southampton, UK
    Occup Med (Lond) 57:67-74. 2007
    ..To assess occupational associations with tenosynovitis and epicondylitis, we conducted a systematic literature review. We focused particularly on evidence that might support compensation of these disorders 'on the balance of probabilities'...
  82. pmc Influenza immunisation: attitudes and beliefs of UK healthcare workers
    Julia Smedley
    MRC Epidemiology Resource Centre, University of Southampton, Southampton General Hospital, Southampton, UK
    Occup Environ Med 64:223-7. 2007
    ..To explore attitudes to influenza immunisation and rates of uptake among staff working in acute hospitals in the UK...
  83. pmc Pain tolerance in patients presenting to primary care and physiotherapy services with upper limb disorders
    Claire Ryall
    MRC Epidemiology Resource Centre, University of Southampton, Southhampton, UK
    Occup Environ Med 64:349-51. 2007
    ..Arm pain is a common cause of incapacity for work and is often attributed to occupational activities, but in many cases the pathogenesis is unclear...
  84. ncbi request reprint Disabling musculoskeletal pain and its relation to somatization: a community-based postal survey
    Keith T Palmer
    MRC Environmental Epidemiology Unit, Southampton General Hospital, Tremona Road, Southampton, SO16 6YD, UK
    Occup Med (Lond) 55:612-7. 2005
    ..Somatization (a tendency to report distress from somatic symptoms) is a little studied, but potentially important, confounder and effect modifier in occupational studies of musculoskeletal disease...
  85. ncbi request reprint Low-back pain definitions in occupational studies were categorized for a meta-analysis using Delphi consensus methods
    Lauren E Griffith
    Program in Occupational Health and Environmental Medicine, McMaster University, HSC 3H57, Hamilton, Ontario, Canada L8N 3A5
    J Clin Epidemiol 60:625-33. 2007
    ..To determine which literature-based definitions of low back pain (LBP) could be combined to produce sufficiently similar sets for use in a meta-analysis...
  86. ncbi request reprint Hospital admission for accidental pesticide poisoning among adults of working age in England, 1998-2003
    Kate Leverton
    Department of Health Toxicology Unit, Experimental Medicine and Toxicology Section, Imperial College, London, United Kingdom
    Clin Toxicol (Phila) 45:594-7. 2007
    ..To explore the circumstances associated with hospital admission of adults of working age for accidental pesticide poisoning in England...
  87. pmc Acute symptoms following work with pesticides
    Christine Solomon
    MRC Epidemiology Resource Centre, University of Southampton, Southampton SO16 6YD, UK
    Occup Med (Lond) 57:505-11. 2007
    ..Serious accidental poisoning by pesticides is rare in the UK, but more minor pesticide-related illness may be under-reported. Anecdotally, use of sheep dip has been linked with flu-like symptoms...
  88. ncbi request reprint Epidemiological differences between back pain of sudden and gradual onset
    Julia Smedley
    MRC Environmental Epidemiology Unit, University of Southampton, Tremona Road, Southampton SO16 6YD, UK
    J Rheumatol 32:528-32. 2005
    ..To explore possible differences in risk factors for low back pain according to its speed of onset...
  89. pmc Non-fatal occupational injuries in British agriculture
    Christine Solomon
    MRC Epidemiology Resource Centre, Southampton General Hospital, Southampton SO16 6YD, UK
    Occup Environ Med 64:150-4. 2007
    ..To investigate the incidence, nature and determinants of non-fatal occupational injuries in British agriculture...
  90. ncbi request reprint Prevalence and impact of musculoskeletal disorders of the upper limb in the general population
    Karen Walker-Bone
    Southampton General Hospital, Southampton, United Kingdom
    Arthritis Rheum 51:642-51. 2004
    ..To determine the prevalence, interrelation, and impact of musculoskeletal disorders of the upper limb in the general population...
  91. ncbi request reprint Sports injury, occupational physical activity, joint laxity, and meniscal damage
    Paul Baker
    MRC Environmental Epidemiology Unit, University of Southampton, UK
    J Rheumatol 29:557-63. 2002
    ..To investigate the risk factors for meniscal damage, an important determinant of knee osteoarthritis...
  92. ncbi request reprint Academic occupational medicine
    David Coggon
    Occup Med (Lond) 56:73-4. 2006
  93. pmc Risk of prematurity, low birthweight and pre-eclampsia in relation to working hours and physical activities: a systematic review
    Matteo Bonzini
    Department of Occupational Health, University of Milan, Foundation IRCCS Ospedale Maggiore, Milan, Italy
    Occup Environ Med 64:228-43. 2007
    ..Occupational activities are suspected of having an adverse impact on outcomes of pregnancy...
  94. ncbi request reprint Long-term outcome following total hip arthroplasty: a controlled longitudinal study
    Janet Cushnaghan
    University of Southampton, Southampton, UK
    Arthritis Rheum 57:1375-80. 2007
    ..To assess long-term outcome and predictors of prognosis following total hip arthroplasty (THA) for osteoarthritis (OA)...