Manuel Cifuentes

Summary

Affiliation: Liberty Mutual Research Institute for Safety
Country: USA

Publications

  1. doi request reprint Use of O*NET as a job exposure matrix: A literature review
    Manuel Cifuentes
    Center for Disability Research at Liberty Mutual Research Institute for Safety, Hopkinton, Massachusetts 01748, USA
    Am J Ind Med 53:898-914. 2010
  2. doi request reprint Health maintenance care in work-related low back pain and its association with disability recurrence
    Manuel Cifuentes
    Center for Disability Research at the Liberty Mutual Research Institute for Safety, Hopkinton, MA, USA
    J Occup Environ Med 53:396-404. 2011
  3. doi request reprint The course of opioid prescribing for a new episode of disabling low back pain: opioid features and dose escalation
    Manuel Cifuentes
    Liberty Mutual Research Institute for Safety, University of Massachusetts Lowell, USA
    Pain 151:22-9. 2010
  4. doi request reprint Job strain predicts survey response in healthcare industry workers
    Manuel Cifuentes
    Work Environment, University of Massachusetts Lowell, Lowell, Massachusetts 01854, USA
    Am J Ind Med 51:281-9. 2008
  5. doi request reprint Ergonomic and socioeconomic risk factors for hospital workers' compensation injury claims
    Jon Boyer
    Department of Work Environment, University of Massachusetts Lowell, Lowell, Massachusetts 01854, USA
    Am J Ind Med 52:551-62. 2009
  6. doi request reprint Geographic variation in opioid prescribing for acute, work-related, low back pain and associated factors: a multilevel analysis
    Barbara S Webster
    Liberty Mutual Research Institute for Safety, Center for Disability Research, Hopkinton, Massachusetts, USA
    Am J Ind Med 52:162-71. 2009
  7. doi request reprint Relationship of early magnetic resonance imaging for work-related acute low back pain with disability and medical utilization outcomes
    Barbara S Webster
    Center for Disability Research, Liberty Mutual Research Institute for Safety, Hopkinton, MA 01748, USA
    J Occup Environ Med 52:900-7. 2010
  8. doi request reprint Shorter time between opioid prescriptions associated with reduced work disability among acute low back pain opioid users
    Manuel Cifuentes
    Center for Disability Research at Liberty Mutual Research Institute for Safety, Boston, MA, USA
    J Occup Environ Med 54:491-6. 2012
  9. doi request reprint The association of major depressive episodes with income inequality and the human development index
    Manuel Cifuentes
    Work Environment Department, University of Massachusetts Lowell, One University Avenue, Kitson Hall 200, Lowell, Massachusetts 01854, USA
    Soc Sci Med 67:529-39. 2008
  10. ncbi request reprint Inter-method agreement between O*NET and survey measures of psychosocial exposure among healthcare industry employees
    Manuel Cifuentes
    University of Massachusetts Lowell, Work Environment, Lowell, Massachusetts 01854, USA
    Am J Ind Med 50:545-53. 2007

Detail Information

Publications12

  1. doi request reprint Use of O*NET as a job exposure matrix: A literature review
    Manuel Cifuentes
    Center for Disability Research at Liberty Mutual Research Institute for Safety, Hopkinton, Massachusetts 01748, USA
    Am J Ind Med 53:898-914. 2010
    ..The aim of this review is to describe and evaluate the use of O*NET as a job exposure matrix...
  2. doi request reprint Health maintenance care in work-related low back pain and its association with disability recurrence
    Manuel Cifuentes
    Center for Disability Research at the Liberty Mutual Research Institute for Safety, Hopkinton, MA, USA
    J Occup Environ Med 53:396-404. 2011
    ..To compare occurrence of repeated disability episodes across types of health care providers who treat claimants with new episodes of work-related low back pain (LBP)...
  3. doi request reprint The course of opioid prescribing for a new episode of disabling low back pain: opioid features and dose escalation
    Manuel Cifuentes
    Liberty Mutual Research Institute for Safety, University of Massachusetts Lowell, USA
    Pain 151:22-9. 2010
    ..These results reinforce recommendations to limit opioid duration, and suggest that consideration of opioid features, purity as an important one, can be part of a strategy to prevent escalating dosages...
  4. doi request reprint Job strain predicts survey response in healthcare industry workers
    Manuel Cifuentes
    Work Environment, University of Massachusetts Lowell, Lowell, Massachusetts 01854, USA
    Am J Ind Med 51:281-9. 2008
    ..To examine the effect of job strain on survey response...
  5. doi request reprint Ergonomic and socioeconomic risk factors for hospital workers' compensation injury claims
    Jon Boyer
    Department of Work Environment, University of Massachusetts Lowell, Lowell, Massachusetts 01854, USA
    Am J Ind Med 52:551-62. 2009
    ..The risk of MSD leading to workers' compensation (WC) claims is likely to show a gradient by socioeconomic status (SES) that may be partly explained by working conditions...
  6. doi request reprint Geographic variation in opioid prescribing for acute, work-related, low back pain and associated factors: a multilevel analysis
    Barbara S Webster
    Liberty Mutual Research Institute for Safety, Center for Disability Research, Hopkinton, Massachusetts, USA
    Am J Ind Med 52:162-71. 2009
    ..The aims of the study were to assess the extent of and factors associated with geographic variation in early opioid prescribing for acute, work-related, low back pain (LBP)...
  7. doi request reprint Relationship of early magnetic resonance imaging for work-related acute low back pain with disability and medical utilization outcomes
    Barbara S Webster
    Center for Disability Research, Liberty Mutual Research Institute for Safety, Hopkinton, MA 01748, USA
    J Occup Environ Med 52:900-7. 2010
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  8. doi request reprint Shorter time between opioid prescriptions associated with reduced work disability among acute low back pain opioid users
    Manuel Cifuentes
    Center for Disability Research at Liberty Mutual Research Institute for Safety, Boston, MA, USA
    J Occup Environ Med 54:491-6. 2012
    ..To explore whether average time between opioid prescriptions is associated with shorter time off work...
  9. doi request reprint The association of major depressive episodes with income inequality and the human development index
    Manuel Cifuentes
    Work Environment Department, University of Massachusetts Lowell, One University Avenue, Kitson Hall 200, Lowell, Massachusetts 01854, USA
    Soc Sci Med 67:529-39. 2008
    ..39), one would expect to see an increase in the prevalence of MDE from 4.0% to 6.2%. These findings raise important questions about the role of income inequality on social forces that can lead to depression...
  10. ncbi request reprint Inter-method agreement between O*NET and survey measures of psychosocial exposure among healthcare industry employees
    Manuel Cifuentes
    University of Massachusetts Lowell, Work Environment, Lowell, Massachusetts 01854, USA
    Am J Ind Med 50:545-53. 2007
    ..Imputed job characteristics had been used as proxy of exposure to working conditions. O*NET database provides job information that could be useful to evaluate psychosocial working conditions...
  11. doi request reprint Urban-rural differences in work disability following occupational injury: are they related to differences in healthcare utilization?
    Amanda E Young
    Center for Disability Research, Liberty Mutual Research Institute for Safety, Hopkinton, MA 07148, USA
    J Occup Environ Med 51:204-12. 2009
    ..To investigate urban-rural differences in health care utilization following compensable work-related injury and determine whether differences relate to work disability...
  12. doi request reprint Iatrogenic consequences of early magnetic resonance imaging in acute, work-related, disabling low back pain
    Barbara S Webster
    Center for Disability Research, Liberty Mutual Research Institute for Safety, Hopkinton, MA and University of Massachusetts, Lowell, MA
    Spine (Phila Pa 1976) 38:1939-46. 2013
    ..Retrospective cohort study...