Keith T Palmer

Summary

Affiliation: University of Southampton
Country: UK

Publications

  1. pmc Work activities and risk of prematurity, low birth weight and pre-eclampsia: an updated review with meta-analysis
    Keith T Palmer
    MRC Lifecourse Epidemiology Unit, University of Southampton, Southampton General Hospital, Southampton SO16 6YD, UK
    Occup Environ Med 70:213-22. 2013
  2. pmc Pregnancy: occupational aspects of management: concise guidance
    Keith T Palmer
    Medical Research Council Lifecourse Epidemiology Unit, University of Southampton
    Clin Med 13:75-9. 2013
  3. pmc Professional driving and prolapsed lumbar intervertebral disc diagnosed by magnetic resonance imaging: a case-control study
    Keith T Palmer
    MRC Lifecourse Epidemiology Unit, Southampton General Hospital, Southampton SO16 6YD, UK
    Scand J Work Environ Health 38:577-81. 2012
  4. pmc Vaccinating welders against pneumonia
    K T Palmer
    MRC Lifecourse Epidemiology Unit, University of Southampton, Southampton SO16 6YD, UK
    Occup Med (Lond) 62:325-30. 2012
  5. pmc The older worker with osteoarthritis of the knee
    Keith T Palmer
    MRC Lifecourse Epidemiology Unit, University of Southampton, UK
    Br Med Bull 102:79-88. 2012
  6. pmc Occupational activities and osteoarthritis of the knee
    Keith T Palmer
    MRC Lifecourse Epidemiology Unit, University of Southampton, Hants, UK
    Br Med Bull 102:147-70. 2012
  7. pmc Optimal case definitions of upper extremity disorder for use in the clinical treatment and referral of patients
    Keith T Palmer
    MRC Lifecourse Epidemiology Unit, University of Southampton, Southampton, UK
    Arthritis Care Res (Hoboken) 64:573-80. 2012
  8. 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
  9. 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
  10. pmc Effectiveness of community- and workplace-based interventions to manage musculoskeletal-related sickness absence and job loss: a systematic review
    Keith T Palmer
    MRC Epidemiology Lifecourse Unit, Southampton General Hospital, Southampton, Hants SO16 6YD, UK
    Rheumatology (Oxford) 51:230-42. 2012

Detail Information

Publications79

  1. pmc Work activities and risk of prematurity, low birth weight and pre-eclampsia: an updated review with meta-analysis
    Keith T Palmer
    MRC Lifecourse Epidemiology Unit, University of Southampton, Southampton General Hospital, Southampton SO16 6YD, UK
    Occup Environ Med 70:213-22. 2013
    ..We conducted a systematic search in Medline and Embase (1966 to 2011), updating a previous search with a further 6 years of observations...
  2. pmc Pregnancy: occupational aspects of management: concise guidance
    Keith T Palmer
    Medical Research Council Lifecourse Epidemiology Unit, University of Southampton
    Clin Med 13:75-9. 2013
    ..Moreover, moderate physical exercise is thought to be healthy in pregnancy and most pregnant women undertake some physical work at home. The guidelines provide risk estimates and advice on counselling...
  3. pmc Professional driving and prolapsed lumbar intervertebral disc diagnosed by magnetic resonance imaging: a case-control study
    Keith T Palmer
    MRC Lifecourse Epidemiology Unit, Southampton General Hospital, Southampton SO16 6YD, UK
    Scand J Work Environ Health 38:577-81. 2012
    ....
  4. pmc Vaccinating welders against pneumonia
    K T Palmer
    MRC Lifecourse Epidemiology Unit, University of Southampton, Southampton SO16 6YD, UK
    Occup Med (Lond) 62:325-30. 2012
    ..In 2011, the Department of Health in England recommended that welders should each receive a single dose of the 23-valent pneumococcal polysaccharide vaccine (PPV23)...
  5. pmc The older worker with osteoarthritis of the knee
    Keith T Palmer
    MRC Lifecourse Epidemiology Unit, University of Southampton, UK
    Br Med Bull 102:79-88. 2012
    ..This review considers the impact of knee osteoarthritis (OA) on work participation and the relation between work and total knee replacement (TKR)...
  6. pmc Occupational activities and osteoarthritis of the knee
    Keith T Palmer
    MRC Lifecourse Epidemiology Unit, University of Southampton, Hants, UK
    Br Med Bull 102:147-70. 2012
    ..The prevalence of knee osteoarthritis (OA) is rising and the search for interventions to mitigate risk is intensifying. This review considers the contribution of occupational activities to disease occurrence and the lessons for prevention...
  7. pmc Optimal case definitions of upper extremity disorder for use in the clinical treatment and referral of patients
    Keith T Palmer
    MRC Lifecourse Epidemiology Unit, University of Southampton, Southampton, UK
    Arthritis Care Res (Hoboken) 64:573-80. 2012
    ..Experts disagree about the optimal classification of upper extremity disorders. To explore whether differential response to treatments offers a basis for choosing between case definitions, we analyzed previously published research...
  8. 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...
  9. 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...
  10. pmc Effectiveness of community- and workplace-based interventions to manage musculoskeletal-related sickness absence and job loss: a systematic review
    Keith T Palmer
    MRC Epidemiology Lifecourse Unit, Southampton General Hospital, Southampton, Hants SO16 6YD, UK
    Rheumatology (Oxford) 51:230-42. 2012
    ..To assess the effectiveness of interventions in community and workplace settings to reduce sickness absence and job loss in workers with musculoskeletal disorders (MSDs)...
  11. 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...
  12. ncbi request reprint Appraisal standards in occupational medicine
    Keith T Palmer
    Faculty of Occupational Medicine, London, UK
    Occup Med (Lond) 54:218-26. 2004
    ..In this paper we summarize the background and present the guidelines promulgated by the Faculty and the Society...
  13. 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...
  14. 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...
  15. pmc Bypassing the selection rule in choosing controls for a case-control study
    Keith T Palmer
    Community Clinical Sciences, MRC Lifecourse Epidemiology Unit, University of Southampton, Southampton, UK
    Occup Environ Med 67:872-7. 2010
    ..Collecting the missing data on occupation would be costly. We estimated the potential for bias if the selection rule were ignored...
  16. pmc Diagnosing soft tissue rheumatic disorders of the upper limb in epidemiological studies of vibration-exposed populations
    Keith T Palmer
    MRC Epidemiology Resource Centre, University of Southampton, Southampton General Hospital, Southampton, UK
    Int Arch Occup Environ Health 81:575-93. 2008
    ..To investigate approaches adopted to diagnose soft tissue rheumatic disorders of the upper limb (ULDs) in vibration-exposed populations and in other settings, and to compare their methodological qualities...
  17. ncbi request reprint Work relatedness of chronic neck pain with physical findings--a systematic review
    Keith T Palmer
    MRC Epidemiology Resource Centre, Southampton General Hospital, Southampton, SO16 6YD, UK
    Scand J Work Environ Health 33:165-91. 2007
    ..This paper systematically reviews the work-relatedness of neck-shoulder disorders with associated physical findings...
  18. ncbi request reprint The Southampton Examination Schedule for the diagnosis of musculoskeletal disorders of the upper limb
    K T Palmer
    MRC Epidemiology Resource Centre, University of Southampton, Southampton General Hospital, UK
    Med Lav 98:111-7. 2007
    ..The optimum classification of upper limb disorders (ULDs) remains a cause of debate. Recent efforts to address the issue have focused on translating the consensus criteria of experts into workable protocols for use in field epidemiology...
  19. 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...
  20. 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'...
  21. 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...
  22. 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...
  23. pmc Case-control study of low-back pain referred for magnetic resonance imaging, with special focus on whole-body vibration
    Keith T Palmer
    MRC Epidemiology Resource Centre, Southampton General Hospital, University of Southampton, Southampton, United Kingdom
    Scand J Work Environ Health 34:364-73. 2008
    ..This study investigated risk factors for low-back pain among patients referred for magnetic resonance imaging (MRI), with special focus on whole-body vibration...
  24. 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...
  25. 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...
  26. 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...
  27. pmc Carpal tunnel syndrome: the role of occupational factors
    Keith T Palmer
    MRC Epidemiology Resource Centre, University of Southampton, Southampton General Hospital, UK
    Best Pract Res Clin Rheumatol 25:15-29. 2011
    ..Areas of uncertainty, debate and research interest are emphasised where relevant...
  28. 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
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  29. 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...
  30. 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...
  31. 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...
  32. 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...
  33. 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...
  34. 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)...
  35. ncbi request reprint Repeatability and validity of an upper limb and neck discomfort questionnaire: the utility of the standardized Nordic questionnaire
    K Palmer
    MRC Environmental Epidemiology Unit University of Southampton, Southampton General Hospital, UK
    Occup Med (Lond) 49:171-5. 1999
    ..However a complementary examination schedule of adequate specificity and repeatability is essential to establish a clinical diagnosis...
  36. 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)...
  37. ncbi request reprint Good medical practice: guidance for occupational physicians
    K T Palmer
    MRC Environmental Epidemiology Unit, Southampton General Hospital, Southampton SO16 6YD, UK
    Occup Med (Lond) 52:341-52. 2002
    ..This paper summarizes the background to the initiative, the development process and the standards that have been recommended to aid professional accountability...
  38. 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...
  39. 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...
  40. pmc Optimising case definitions of upper limb disorder for aetiological research and prevention: a review
    Keith T Palmer
    MRC Lifecourse Epidemiology Unit, Southampton General Hospital, Southampton SO16 6YD, UK
    Occup Environ Med 69:71-8. 2012
    ..Thus, in population-based aetiological research and surveillance, simple case definitions should normally suffice. Data on risk factors can justifiably be pooled in meta-analyses, despite differences in case definition...
  41. 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
    ....
  42. ncbi request reprint Regional musculoskeletal conditions: pain in the forearm, wrist and hand
    Keith T Palmer
    MRC Environmental Epidemiology Unit, Community Clinical Sciences, University of Southampton, Southampton SO16 6YD, UK
    Best Pract Res Clin Rheumatol 17:113-35. 2003
    ..Some key research questions are proposed aimed at preventing chronicity and disablement from arm pain...
  43. 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...
  44. 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...
  45. 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
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  46. 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
    ....
  47. 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...
  48. pmc Clinical presentation of low back pain and association with risk factors according to findings on magnetic resonance imaging
    James Shambrook
    Southampton University Hospitals NHS Trust, Southampton, UK
    Pain 152:1659-65. 2011
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  49. 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...
  50. 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...
  51. 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...
  52. 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...
  53. 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...
  54. 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...
  55. 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...
  56. 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
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  57. 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...
  58. 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
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  59. 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...
  60. 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
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  61. 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
    ....
  62. 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...
  63. ncbi request reprint Soft-tissue rheumatic disorders of the neck and upper limb: prevalence and risk factors
    Karen E Walker-Bone
    Medical Research Council Environmental Epidemiology Unit, University of Southampton, England
    Semin Arthritis Rheum 33:185-203. 2003
    ..To review the epidemiologic literature concerning the occurrence of and the risk factors for pain and specific soft-tissue rheumatic conditions that affect the neck and upper limbs...
  64. 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...
  65. 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...
  66. 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...
  67. 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...
  68. ncbi request reprint Criteria for assessing pain and nonarticular soft-tissue rheumatic disorders of the neck and upper limb
    Karen E Walker-Bone
    Medical Research Council Environmental Epidemiology Unit, University of Southampton, England
    Semin Arthritis Rheum 33:168-84. 2003
    ..To critically review the criteria used to diagnose nonarticular soft-tissue rheumatic disorders of the neck and upper limb...
  69. 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
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  70. 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..
  71. 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...
  72. 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)...
  73. 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...
  74. ncbi request reprint Musculoskeletal disorders in farmers and farm workers
    K Walker-Bone
    MRC Environmental Epidemiology Unit, Community Clinical Sciences, University of Southampton, Southampton, UK
    Occup Med (Lond) 52:441-50. 2002
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  75. ncbi request reprint Deficiencies of the Stockholm vascular grading scale for hand-arm vibration
    K T Palmer
    Medical Research Council Environmental Epidemiology Unit, University of Southampton, Southampton General Hospital, United Kingdom
    Scand J Work Environ Health 23:435-9. 1997
    ..To determine whether these shortcomings matter in practice, an attempt was made to apply the Stockholm vascular scale to 92 consecutive cases of VWF assessed by one area office of the Health and Safety Executive in the United Kingdom...
  76. pmc Potential of magnetic resonance imaging findings to refine case definition for mechanical low back pain in epidemiological studies: a systematic review
    Alison Endean
    MRC Epidemiology Resource Centre, University of Southampton, Southampton, United Kingdom
    Spine (Phila Pa 1976) 36:160-9. 2011
    ..systematic review and meta-analysis...
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