P Harber

Summary

Affiliation: University of California
Country: USA

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint Diacetyl-induced lung disease
    Philip Harber
    Division of Occupational and Environmental Medicine, Department of Family Medicine, David Geffen School of Medicine at UCLA, Los Angeles, California 90024, USA
    Toxicol Rev 25:261-72. 2006
  2. doi request reprint Occupational medicine practice: one specialty or three?
    Philip Harber
    Division of Occupational and Environmental Medicine, David Geffen School of Medicine, University of California at Los Angeles, Los Angeles, CA 90024, USA
    J Occup Environ Med 52:672-9. 2010
  3. doi request reprint Occupational medicine practice: activities and skills of a national sample
    Philip Harber
    Occupational and Environmental Medicine Division, Department of Family Medicine, David Geffen School of Medicine at University of California at Los Angeles, Los Angeles, California 90024, USA
    J Occup Environ Med 52:1147-53. 2010
  4. doi request reprint Selection of workers' compensation treatment guidelines: California experience
    Philip Harber
    Division of Occupational and Environmental Medicine, Department of Family Medicine, David Geffen School of Medicine at the University of California, Los Angeles, Calif, USA
    J Occup Environ Med 50:1282-92. 2008
  5. doi request reprint Multidomain subjective response to respirator use during simulated work
    Philip Harber
    Occupational Environmental Preventive Medicine, Department of Family Medicine, Los Angeles, Calif, USA
    J Occup Environ Med 51:38-45. 2009
  6. doi request reprint How frequently should workplace spirometry screening be performed?: optimization via analytic models
    Philip Harber
    Occupational Environmental Preventive Medicine, Department of Family Medicine, David Geffen School of Medicine at the University of California at Los Angeles, Los Angeles, CA 90024, USA
    Chest 136:1086-94. 2009
  7. pmc Progression from beryllium exposure to chronic beryllium disease: an analytic model
    Philip Harber
    Division of Occupational and Environmental Medicine, Department of Family Medicine, University of California at Los Angeles, Los Angeles, California 90024, USA
    Environ Health Perspect 117:970-4. 2009
  8. doi request reprint Subjective response to respirator type: effect of disease status and gender
    Philip Harber
    Occupational and Environmental Medicine, UCLA, 10880 Wilshire, 1800, Los Angeles, CA 90024, USA
    J Occup Environ Med 52:150-4. 2010
  9. doi request reprint Respirator physiologic impact in persons with mild respiratory disease
    Philip Harber
    UCLA Occupational and Environmental Medicine, 10880 Wilshire, 1800, Los Angeles, CA 90024, USA
    J Occup Environ Med 52:155-62. 2010
  10. ncbi request reprint Computer algorithm for automated work group classification from free text: the DREAM technique
    Philip Harber
    Division of Occupational and Environmental Medicine, Department of Family Medicine, David Geffen School of Medicine, University of California at Los Angeles, Los Angeles, California 90024, USA
    J Occup Environ Med 49:41-9. 2007

Research Grants

  1. Occupational Medicine Activities and Skills: An Empiric Study
    Philip Harber; Fiscal Year: 2009
  2. Respirator Effects in Impaired Workers
    Philip Harber; Fiscal Year: 2007
  3. Occupational Medicine Activities and Skills: An Empiric Study
    Philip Harber; Fiscal Year: 2007
  4. Respirator Effects in Impaired Workers
    Philip Harber; Fiscal Year: 2005
  5. DISTRIBUTED OCCUPATIONAL KNOWLEDGE SYSTEM
    Philip Harber; Fiscal Year: 2001
  6. Respirator Effects in Impaired Workers
    Philip I Harber; Fiscal Year: 2010

Detail Information

Publications20

  1. ncbi request reprint Diacetyl-induced lung disease
    Philip Harber
    Division of Occupational and Environmental Medicine, Department of Family Medicine, David Geffen School of Medicine at UCLA, Los Angeles, California 90024, USA
    Toxicol Rev 25:261-72. 2006
    ..Current data suggest that diacetyl is the agent responsible, although it is possible that diacetyl is simply a marker for another causative agent...
  2. doi request reprint Occupational medicine practice: one specialty or three?
    Philip Harber
    Division of Occupational and Environmental Medicine, David Geffen School of Medicine, University of California at Los Angeles, Los Angeles, CA 90024, USA
    J Occup Environ Med 52:672-9. 2010
    ..To characterize education, practice, and skills of occupational physicians and to evaluate subgroups within the profession...
  3. doi request reprint Occupational medicine practice: activities and skills of a national sample
    Philip Harber
    Occupational and Environmental Medicine Division, Department of Family Medicine, David Geffen School of Medicine at University of California at Los Angeles, Los Angeles, California 90024, USA
    J Occup Environ Med 52:1147-53. 2010
    ..To characterize activities and skills of occupational physicians using work diaries...
  4. doi request reprint Selection of workers' compensation treatment guidelines: California experience
    Philip Harber
    Division of Occupational and Environmental Medicine, Department of Family Medicine, David Geffen School of Medicine at the University of California, Los Angeles, Calif, USA
    J Occup Environ Med 50:1282-92. 2008
    ..Workers' compensation systems increasingly use mandatory treatment guidelines to guide clinicians and for utilization management. This article describes the steps for selecting such guidelines...
  5. doi request reprint Multidomain subjective response to respirator use during simulated work
    Philip Harber
    Occupational Environmental Preventive Medicine, Department of Family Medicine, Los Angeles, Calif, USA
    J Occup Environ Med 51:38-45. 2009
    ..Evaluate subjective tolerance to respirator use outside of traditional industrial settings by users including persons with mild respiratory impairment...
  6. doi request reprint How frequently should workplace spirometry screening be performed?: optimization via analytic models
    Philip Harber
    Occupational Environmental Preventive Medicine, Department of Family Medicine, David Geffen School of Medicine at the University of California at Los Angeles, Los Angeles, CA 90024, USA
    Chest 136:1086-94. 2009
    ..Our objective was to determine how to select the optimal frequency of workplace spirometry screening using diacetyl-exposed workers as an example...
  7. pmc Progression from beryllium exposure to chronic beryllium disease: an analytic model
    Philip Harber
    Division of Occupational and Environmental Medicine, Department of Family Medicine, University of California at Los Angeles, Los Angeles, California 90024, USA
    Environ Health Perspect 117:970-4. 2009
    ..Understanding the progression from beryllium exposure (BeE) to chronic beryllium disease (CBD) is essential for optimizing screening and early intervention to prevent CBD...
  8. doi request reprint Subjective response to respirator type: effect of disease status and gender
    Philip Harber
    Occupational and Environmental Medicine, UCLA, 10880 Wilshire, 1800, Los Angeles, CA 90024, USA
    J Occup Environ Med 52:150-4. 2010
    ..To assess the effect of respirator type and user characteristics (eg, health status) on the subjective response to respirator use...
  9. doi request reprint Respirator physiologic impact in persons with mild respiratory disease
    Philip Harber
    UCLA Occupational and Environmental Medicine, 10880 Wilshire, 1800, Los Angeles, CA 90024, USA
    J Occup Environ Med 52:155-62. 2010
    ..To assess whether mild respiratory disease affects physiologic adaptation to respirator use...
  10. ncbi request reprint Computer algorithm for automated work group classification from free text: the DREAM technique
    Philip Harber
    Division of Occupational and Environmental Medicine, Department of Family Medicine, David Geffen School of Medicine, University of California at Los Angeles, Los Angeles, California 90024, USA
    J Occup Environ Med 49:41-9. 2007
    ..This study developed and tested a computer method to automatically assign subjects to aggregate work groups based on their free text work descriptions...
  11. ncbi request reprint Training pathways for occupational medicine
    Philip Harber
    Department of Family Medicine, Division of Occupational and Environmental Medicine, David Geffen School of Medicine at UCLA, Los Angeles, California 90024, USA
    J Occup Environ Med 48:366-75. 2006
    ..Consider the funding, organization, and applicant pool for occupational medicine residency training positions concerns in the United States...
  12. ncbi request reprint Frequency of occupational health concerns in general clinics
    P Harber
    UCLA Occupational and Environmental Medicine, 10940 Wilshire Boulevard, Suite 1220, Los Angeles, CA 90024, USA
    J Occup Environ Med 43:939-45. 2001
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  13. ncbi request reprint Occupational issues in episodic care populations
    Philip Harber
    UCLA Occupational and Environmental Medicine, Department of Family Medicine, Los Angeles, CA 90024, USA
    Am J Ind Med 43:221-6. 2003
    ..Much care for non-emergency problems is provided at "episodic care" settings (e.g., urgent care and emergency room)...
  14. ncbi request reprint A triangulation approach to historical exposure assessment for the carbon black industry
    Philip Harber
    Division of Occupational and Environmental Medicine, Department of Family Medicine, University of California, Los Angeles, 10940 Wilshire Blvd, Ste 1220, Los Angeles, CA 90024, USA
    J Occup Environ Med 45:131-43. 2003
    ..These methods are applicable to other situations requiring estimation of cumulative exposure with sparse industrial hygiene data in early years...
  15. ncbi request reprint Effect of carbon black exposure on respiratory function and symptoms
    Philip Harber
    Division of Occupational and Environmental Medicine, Department of Family Medicine, University of California, Los Angeles, 10940 Wilshire Blvd, Ste 1220, Los Angeles, CA 90024, USA
    J Occup Environ Med 45:144-55. 2003
    ..Consistent with good occupational hygiene practice for any contaminant, workplace exposures to carbon black should be controlled to lowest practical levels...
  16. ncbi request reprint Influence of residency training on occupational medicine practice patterns
    Philip Harber
    Division of Occupational and Environmental Medicine, Department of Family Medicine, David Geffen School of Medicine at UCLA, Los Angeles, California 90024 7027, USA
    J Occup Environ Med 47:161-7. 2005
    ..Members of the Western Occupational and Environmental Medicine Association, a professional organization of OM specialists, completed a postal questionnaire (160 of 561 members)...
  17. ncbi request reprint Economic evaluation of four treatments for low-back pain: results from a randomized controlled trial
    Gerald F Kominski
    Center for Health Policy Research, UCLA School of Public Health, Los Angeles, CA 90024 2887, USA
    Med Care 43:428-35. 2005
    ..We sought to compare total outpatient costs of 4 common treatments for low-back pain (LBP) at 18-months follow-up...
  18. ncbi request reprint Time and knowledge barriers to recognizing occupational disease
    P Harber
    UCLA Occupational Environmental Medicine, 10940 Wilshire Boulevard, Suite 1220, Los Angeles, CA 90024, USA
    J Occup Environ Med 43:285-8. 2001
    ..For example, emphasizing a "complete occupational history" may be counterproductive. Limiting histories to selected patients; use of focused, brief histories; and, perhaps, computer-based methods are needed...
  19. ncbi request reprint Intelligent database generated occupational questionnaire system
    P Harber
    University of California, Los Angeles 90024, USA
    J Occup Environ Med 42:483-90. 2000
    ..A computer-based system can facilitate obtaining occupational histories with high specificity and consistency without depending on general availability of a human occupational health clinical expertise...
  20. ncbi request reprint Study of respirator effect on nasal-oral flow partition
    P Harber
    Department of Medicine, University of California, Los Angeles, USA
    Am J Ind Med 32:408-12. 1997
    ..The percentage of mouth breathing appeared to be closely related to the expiratory time. This study suggests that nasal-oral flow partitioning should be considered as a possible determinant of respirator tolerance...

Research Grants10

  1. Occupational Medicine Activities and Skills: An Empiric Study
    Philip Harber; Fiscal Year: 2009
    ..Analyses will be both descriptive and address specific questions such as determining the impact of formal education and evaluating whether occupational preventive medicine is a homogeneous field or composed of distinct subgroups. ..
  2. Respirator Effects in Impaired Workers
    Philip Harber; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ..The information may be useful for policy establishment (e.g., shelter in place vs. respirator use), designing better respirators, and worker selection/counseling. ..
  3. Occupational Medicine Activities and Skills: An Empiric Study
    Philip Harber; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ..Analyses will be both descriptive and address specific questions such as determining the impact of formal education and evaluating whether occupational preventive medicine is a homogeneous field or composed of distinct subgroups. ..
  4. Respirator Effects in Impaired Workers
    Philip Harber; Fiscal Year: 2005
    ..The information may be useful for policy establishment (e.g., shelter in place vs. respirator use), designing better respirators, and worker selection/counseling. ..
  5. DISTRIBUTED OCCUPATIONAL KNOWLEDGE SYSTEM
    Philip Harber; Fiscal Year: 2001
    ..The process also yields valuable surveillance data including population segments often missed by other methods and describing functional impact of work rather than just occupationally caused disease. ..
  6. Respirator Effects in Impaired Workers
    Philip I Harber; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ..The research will contribute to the ability to rapidly respirator-enable many persons (surge response) and workers and small workplaces. ..