Ann Marie Dale

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Affiliation: Washington University School of Medicine
Country: USA

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint Weak grip strength does not predict upper extremity musculoskeletal symptoms or injuries among new workers
    Ann Marie Dale
    Division of General Medical Sciences, Washington University School of Medicine, Campus Box 8005, 660 S Euclid Avenue, Saint Louis, MO, 63110, USA
    J Occup Rehabil 24:325-31. 2014
  2. ncbi request reprint Prevalence and incidence of carpal tunnel syndrome in US working populations: pooled analysis of six prospective studies
    Ann Marie Dale
    Division of General Medical Science, Washington University School of Medicine, 660 South Euclid Avenue, Campus Box 8005, St Louis, MO 63110, USA
    Scand J Work Environ Health 39:495-505. 2013
  3. pmc Comparison of research case definitions for carpal tunnel syndrome
    Alexis Descatha
    Division of General Medical Sciences, Washington University School of Medicine, St Louis, MO, USA
    Scand J Work Environ Health 37:298-306. 2011
  4. pmc Assessing agreement of self-reported and observed physical exposures of the upper extremity
    Ann Marie Dale
    Department of General Medical Sciences, Washington University School of Medicine, Campus Box 8005, 660 South Euclid Avenue, St Louis, MO 63110, USA
    Int J Occup Environ Health 16:1-10. 2010
  5. pmc Variability and misclassification of worker estimated hand force
    A M Dale
    Washington University School of Medicine, Division of General Medical Sciences, Campus Box 8005, 660 S Euclid, Saint Louis, MO 63110, USA
    Appl Ergon 42:846-51. 2011
  6. doi request reprint Evaluation of anti-vibration interventions for the hand during sheet metal assembly work
    Ann Marie Dale
    Washington University School of Medicine, Saint Louis, MO 63110, USA
    Work 39:169-76. 2011
  7. pmc Physical examination has a low yield in screening for carpal tunnel syndrome
    Ann Marie Dale
    Division of General Medical Sciences, Washington University School of Medicine, St Louis, Missouri 63110, USA
    Am J Ind Med 54:1-9. 2011
  8. doi request reprint Predictors of upper extremity symptoms and functional impairment among workers employed for 6 months in a new job
    Bethany T Gardner
    Program in Occupational Therapy, Washington University School of Medicine, St Louis, Missouri 63110, USA
    Am J Ind Med 51:932-40. 2008
  9. ncbi request reprint Self-reported physical exposure association with medial and lateral epicondylitis incidence in a large longitudinal study
    Alexis Descatha
    Division of General Medical Sciences, Washington University School of Medicine, St Louis, Missouri, USA
    Occup Environ Med 70:670-3. 2013
  10. pmc Performance of simplified scoring systems for hand diagrams in carpal tunnel syndrome screening
    Ryan P Calfee
    Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, Washington University School of Medicine, St Louis, MO 63110, USA
    J Hand Surg Am 37:10-7. 2012

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Publications28

  1. ncbi request reprint Weak grip strength does not predict upper extremity musculoskeletal symptoms or injuries among new workers
    Ann Marie Dale
    Division of General Medical Sciences, Washington University School of Medicine, Campus Box 8005, 660 S Euclid Avenue, Saint Louis, MO, 63110, USA
    J Occup Rehabil 24:325-31. 2014
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  2. ncbi request reprint Prevalence and incidence of carpal tunnel syndrome in US working populations: pooled analysis of six prospective studies
    Ann Marie Dale
    Division of General Medical Science, Washington University School of Medicine, 660 South Euclid Avenue, Campus Box 8005, St Louis, MO 63110, USA
    Scand J Work Environ Health 39:495-505. 2013
    ..We established a common CTS case definition and then pooled CTS prevalence and incidence data across six prospective studies of musculoskeletal outcomes to measure CTS frequency and allow better studies of etiology...
  3. pmc Comparison of research case definitions for carpal tunnel syndrome
    Alexis Descatha
    Division of General Medical Sciences, Washington University School of Medicine, St Louis, MO, USA
    Scand J Work Environ Health 37:298-306. 2011
    ..The aim of this study was to assess agreement between different case definitions of carpal tunnel syndrome (CTS) for epidemiological studies...
  4. pmc Assessing agreement of self-reported and observed physical exposures of the upper extremity
    Ann Marie Dale
    Department of General Medical Sciences, Washington University School of Medicine, Campus Box 8005, 660 South Euclid Avenue, St Louis, MO 63110, USA
    Int J Occup Environ Health 16:1-10. 2010
    ..Occupational category was the only significant predictor of inter-method agreement. Self-reported exposures may provide a useful estimate of some work exposures for population studies...
  5. pmc Variability and misclassification of worker estimated hand force
    A M Dale
    Washington University School of Medicine, Division of General Medical Sciences, Campus Box 8005, 660 S Euclid, Saint Louis, MO 63110, USA
    Appl Ergon 42:846-51. 2011
    ..0 kg and 49% using 6.0 kg. The force match procedure may provide adequate differentiation of high and low exposures in some settings, but is likely to result in substantial misclassification in other settings...
  6. doi request reprint Evaluation of anti-vibration interventions for the hand during sheet metal assembly work
    Ann Marie Dale
    Washington University School of Medicine, Saint Louis, MO 63110, USA
    Work 39:169-76. 2011
    ..This study evaluated reductions in hand vibration with different vibration damping interventions under actual work conditions...
  7. pmc Physical examination has a low yield in screening for carpal tunnel syndrome
    Ann Marie Dale
    Division of General Medical Sciences, Washington University School of Medicine, St Louis, Missouri 63110, USA
    Am J Ind Med 54:1-9. 2011
    ..physical examination is often used to screen workers for carpal tunnel syndrome (CTS). In a population of newly hired workers, we evaluated the yield of such screening...
  8. doi request reprint Predictors of upper extremity symptoms and functional impairment among workers employed for 6 months in a new job
    Bethany T Gardner
    Program in Occupational Therapy, Washington University School of Medicine, St Louis, Missouri 63110, USA
    Am J Ind Med 51:932-40. 2008
    ..We sought to identify personal and work-related predictors of upper extremity symptoms and related functional impairment among 1,108 workers employed for 6 months in a new job...
  9. ncbi request reprint Self-reported physical exposure association with medial and lateral epicondylitis incidence in a large longitudinal study
    Alexis Descatha
    Division of General Medical Sciences, Washington University School of Medicine, St Louis, Missouri, USA
    Occup Environ Med 70:670-3. 2013
    ..Suspected physical exposures were tested over a 3-year period in a large longitudinal cohort study of workers in the USA...
  10. pmc Performance of simplified scoring systems for hand diagrams in carpal tunnel syndrome screening
    Ryan P Calfee
    Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, Washington University School of Medicine, St Louis, MO 63110, USA
    J Hand Surg Am 37:10-7. 2012
    ..The purpose of this study was to quantitatively evaluate an alternative scoring of the hand diagram for detection of carpal tunnel syndrome...
  11. pmc Risk factors for incident carpal tunnel syndrome: results of a prospective cohort study of newly-hired workers
    Bradley Evanoff
    Department of Medicine, Washington University, Campus Box 8005, 660 S Euclid, St Louis, MO 63110, USA
    Work 41:4450-2. 2012
    ..Few studies have examined these associations in longitudinal studies. The purpose of this paper is to identify risk factors for incident carpal tunnel syndrome in a longitudinal study of workers across a wide range of occupations...
  12. doi request reprint Reliability of job-title based physical work exposures for the upper extremity: comparison to self-reported and observed exposure estimates
    Bethany T Gardner
    Washington University School of Medicine, Division of General Medical Sciences, 660 S Euclid Avenue, Saint Louis, MO 63110, USA
    Occup Environ Med 67:538-47. 2010
    ..To evaluate the agreement between job-title based estimates for upper extremity physical work exposures and exposure estimates from work observation and worker self-report...
  13. pmc Changes in fall prevention training for apprentice carpenters based on a comprehensive needs assessment
    Vicki Kaskutas
    Program in Occupational Therapy, Washington University School of Medicine, 4444 Forest Park Avenue, Campus Box 8505, St Louis, MO 63108, USA
    J Safety Res 41:221-7. 2010
    ..Falls from heights in residential construction are common, especially among inexperienced workers...
  14. pmc Fall prevention and safety communication training for foremen: report of a pilot project designed to improve residential construction safety
    Vicki Kaskutas
    Washington University School of Medicine, 660 South Euclid, Campus Box 8005, St Louis, MO 63110, USA
    J Safety Res 44:111-8. 2013
    ..Falls from heights account for 64% of residential construction worker fatalities and 20% of missed work days. We hypothesized that worker safety would improve with foremen training in fall prevention and safety communication...
  15. doi request reprint Outcomes of a revised apprentice carpenter fall prevention training curriculum
    Bradley Evanoff
    Department of Medicine, Washington University, Campus Box 8005, 660 S Euclid, St Louis, MO 63110, USA
    Work 41:3806-8. 2012
    ....
  16. doi request reprint Risk factors for carpal tunnel syndrome and median neuropathy in a working population
    Theodore Armstrong
    Division of General Medical Sciences, Washington University School of Medicine, St Louis, MO 63110, USA
    J Occup Environ Med 50:1355-64. 2008
    ..To assess whether work-related physical activities are associated with Carpal tunnel syndrome (CTS), even when controlling for personal risk factors...
  17. doi request reprint Using process evaluation to determine effectiveness of participatory ergonomics training interventions in construction
    Ann Marie Dale
    Department of Medicine, Washington University, Campus Box 8005, 660 S Euclid, St Louis, MO 63110, USA
    Work 41:3824-6. 2012
    ..The purpose of this project is to describe a proposed process evaluation for use in a participatory ergonomic training program in construction workers and to evaluate its utility in a demonstration project among floor layers...
  18. pmc Fall prevention among apprentice carpenters
    Vicki Kaskutas
    Washington University School of Medicine, Program in Occupational Therapy, 4444 Forest Park Avenue, Saint Louis, MO 63110, USA
    Scand J Work Environ Health 36:258-65. 2010
    ..We surveyed apprentice carpenters to identify individual and organizational factors associated with falls from heights...
  19. ncbi request reprint Ergonomic evaluation: part of a treatment protocol for musculoskeletal injuries
    Deborah Grayson
    Washington University in St Louis, General Medical Sciences, St Louis, MO, USA
    AAOHN J 53:450-7; quiz 458-9. 2005
    ..Behavior changes were more likely to occur than administrative and equipment changes (p < .001). Occupational health nurses can use a similar program to enhance treatment plans for clients with WMSDs...
  20. doi request reprint Reliability of hand diagrams for the epidemiologic case definition of carpal tunnel syndrome
    Ann Marie Dale
    Department of General Medical Sciences, Washington University School of Medicine, Campus Box 8005, 660 S Euclid Avenue, Saint Louis, MO 63110, USA
    J Occup Rehabil 18:233-48. 2008
    ..Personal factors did not affect agreement among raters, but presence of non-CTS symptoms seemed to affect results and should be considered in studies focused on diverse populations with heterogeneity of upper extremity symptoms...
  21. ncbi request reprint Exploring physical exposures and identifying high-risk work tasks within the floor layer trade
    Jamie McGaha
    Washington University School of Medicine, Saint Louis, Missouri, USA
    Appl Ergon 45:857-64. 2014
    ..Floor layers have high rates of musculoskeletal disorders yet few studies have examined their work exposures. This study used observational methods to describe physical exposures within floor laying tasks...
  22. ncbi request reprint Physical examination has a low yield in screening for carpal tunnel syndrome
    Ann Marie Dale
    Division of General Medical Sciences, Washington University School of Medicine, St Louis, Missouri
    Am J Ind Med 54:1-9. 2011
    ..Physical examination is often used to screen workers for carpal tunnel syndrome (CTS). In a population of newly hired workers, we evaluated the yield of such screening...
  23. ncbi request reprint Natural history of upper extremity musculoskeletal symptoms and resulting work limitations over 3 years in a newly hired working population
    Bethany T Gardner
    From the Department of General Medical Sciences Drs Gardner, Dale, and Evanoff, Washington University School of Medicine, St Louis, Mo and Occupational Health Unit Dr Descatha, the Inserm U1018 AP HP, Garches, France
    J Occup Environ Med 56:588-94. 2014
    ..To describe the proportions of workers with upper extremity (UE) symptoms and work limitations because of symptoms in a newly hired working population over a 3-year study period and to describe transitions between various outcome states...
  24. doi request reprint Fall hazard control observed on residential construction sites
    Vicki Kaskutas
    Program in Occupational Therapy, Washington University School of Medicine, St Louis, Missouri 63110, USA
    Am J Ind Med 52:491-9. 2009
    ..Falls are a leading cause of mortality and morbidity in the construction industry. This study measured fall hazards at residential construction sites...
  25. ncbi request reprint Employers' concerns regarding research participation
    Alicia M Johnson
    Department of Community Health, Saint Louis University School of Public Health, St Louis, Missouri, USA
    Int J Occup Environ Health 14:11-7. 2008
    ..Claim rates showed no change in trend pre- and post-study inception. Expanding much-needed research to prevent occupational injuries and illnesses requires addressing employers' concerns and promoting research benefits...
  26. doi request reprint Development of a program logic model and evaluation plan for a participatory ergonomics intervention in construction
    Lisa Jaegers
    Division of General Medical Sciences, Washington University School of Medicine, St Louis, Missouri Department of Behavioral Science and Health Education, Saint Louis University College for Public Health and Social Justice, St Louis, Missouri
    Am J Ind Med 57:351-61. 2014
    ..Intervention studies in participatory ergonomics (PE) are often difficult to interpret due to limited descriptions of program planning and evaluation...
  27. ncbi request reprint Clinical presentation and self-reported patterns of pain and function in patients with plantar heel pain
    Sandra E Klein
    Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, Washington University School of Medicine, St Louis, MO 63110, USA
    Foot Ankle Int 33:693-8. 2012
    ....
  28. ncbi request reprint Is disability underreported following work injury?
    Bradley Evanoff
    Division of General Medical Sciences, Washington University School of Medicine, Campus Box 8005, 660 South Euclid Avenue, St Louis, Missouri 63110, USA
    J Occup Rehabil 12:139-50. 2002
    ..Based on study findings the conclusion is drawn that OSHA logs may provide accurate measures of initial episodes of time loss from work but may under-represent the full magnitude of lost time following work injury...