G Wieslander

Summary

Affiliation: Uppsala University
Country: Sweden

Publications

  1. pmc Can air pollution affect tear film stability? A cross-sectional study in the aftermath of an explosion accident
    Bente E Moen
    Occupational and Environmental Medicine, Department of Public Health and Primary Health Care, University of Bergen, Bergen, Norway
    BMC Public Health 11:235. 2011
  2. ncbi request reprint Changes of symptoms, tear film stability and eosinophilic cationic protein in nasal lavage fluid after re-exposure to a damp office building with a history of flooding
    G Wieslander
    Department of Medical Sciences, Uppsala University and University Hospital, Uppsala, Sweden
    Indoor Air 17:19-27. 2007
  3. doi request reprint Dampness and 2-ethyl-1-hexanol in floor construction of rehabilitation center: Health effects in staff
    Gunilla Wieslander
    Department of Medical Sciences, Uppsala University and the University Hospital of Uppsala University and University Hospital, Sweden
    Arch Environ Occup Health 65:3-11. 2010
  4. pmc Experimental exposure to propylene glycol mist in aviation emergency training: acute ocular and respiratory effects
    G Wieslander
    Department of Medical Sciences Occupational and Environmental Medicine, Uppsala University, University Hospital, S 751 85, Uppsala, Sweden
    Occup Environ Med 58:649-55. 2001
  5. ncbi request reprint A field study on clinical signs and symptoms in cleaners at floor polish removal and application in a Swedish hospital
    Gunilla Wieslander
    Uppsala University, Uppsala, Sweden
    Int Arch Occup Environ Health 83:585-91. 2010
  6. doi request reprint Ocular symptoms, tear film stability, nasal patency, and biomarkers in nasal lavage in indoor painters in relation to emissions from water-based paint
    Gunilla Wieslander
    Department of Medical Science Occupational and Environmental Medicine, University Hospital, Uppsala University, 751 85 Uppsala, Sweden
    Int Arch Occup Environ Health 83:733-41. 2010
  7. ncbi request reprint Changes in the ocular and nasal signs and symptoms of aircrews in relation to the ban on smoking on intercontinental flights
    G Wieslander
    Department of Medical Sciences and Asthma Research Centre, Uppsala University, University Hospital, Sweden
    Scand J Work Environ Health 26:514-22. 2000
  8. ncbi request reprint Eating buckwheat cookies is associated with the reduction in serum levels of myeloperoxidase and cholesterol: a double blind crossover study in day-care centre staffs
    Gunilla Wieslander
    Department of Medical Science, Occupational and Environmental Medicine, Uppsala University, University Hospital, Uppsala, Sweden
    Tohoku J Exp Med 225:123-30. 2011
  9. ncbi request reprint Nasal and ocular symptoms, tear film stability and biomarkers in nasal lavage, in relation to building-dampness and building design in hospitals
    G Wieslander
    Department of Medical Sciences, Department of Occupational and Environmental Medicine, University Hospital, Uppsala University, S 751 85, Uppsala, Sweden
    Int Arch Occup Environ Health 72:451-61. 1999
  10. ncbi request reprint Nasal patency and lavage biomarkers in relation to settled dust and cleaning routines in schools
    R Wålinder
    Department of Medical Sciences, Occupational and Environmental Medicine, Uppsala University Hospital, Sweden
    Scand J Work Environ Health 25:137-43. 1999

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Publications25

  1. pmc Can air pollution affect tear film stability? A cross-sectional study in the aftermath of an explosion accident
    Bente E Moen
    Occupational and Environmental Medicine, Department of Public Health and Primary Health Care, University of Bergen, Bergen, Norway
    BMC Public Health 11:235. 2011
    ..The purpose of the study was to assess the relationship between living or working close to the polluted area and tear film stability one and a half years after the explosion...
  2. ncbi request reprint Changes of symptoms, tear film stability and eosinophilic cationic protein in nasal lavage fluid after re-exposure to a damp office building with a history of flooding
    G Wieslander
    Department of Medical Sciences, Uppsala University and University Hospital, Uppsala, Sweden
    Indoor Air 17:19-27. 2007
    ..In conclusion, subjects previously exposed to building dampness had an increase of symptoms, reduced tear film stability, and signs of eosinophilic inflammation in the nasal mucosa after 2 days of re-exposure...
  3. doi request reprint Dampness and 2-ethyl-1-hexanol in floor construction of rehabilitation center: Health effects in staff
    Gunilla Wieslander
    Department of Medical Sciences, Uppsala University and the University Hospital of Uppsala University and University Hospital, Sweden
    Arch Environ Occup Health 65:3-11. 2010
    ....
  4. pmc Experimental exposure to propylene glycol mist in aviation emergency training: acute ocular and respiratory effects
    G Wieslander
    Department of Medical Sciences Occupational and Environmental Medicine, Uppsala University, University Hospital, S 751 85, Uppsala, Sweden
    Occup Environ Med 58:649-55. 2001
    ..Propylene glycol may cause contact allergy, but there is sparse information on health effects from occupational exposure to PG...
  5. ncbi request reprint A field study on clinical signs and symptoms in cleaners at floor polish removal and application in a Swedish hospital
    Gunilla Wieslander
    Uppsala University, Uppsala, Sweden
    Int Arch Occup Environ Health 83:585-91. 2010
    ..To study health effects in hospital cleaners (N = 21) at floor polish removal and application...
  6. doi request reprint Ocular symptoms, tear film stability, nasal patency, and biomarkers in nasal lavage in indoor painters in relation to emissions from water-based paint
    Gunilla Wieslander
    Department of Medical Science Occupational and Environmental Medicine, University Hospital, Uppsala University, 751 85 Uppsala, Sweden
    Int Arch Occup Environ Health 83:733-41. 2010
    ..The aim was to study the symptoms and ocular and nasal biomarkers in house painters in relation to paint use and personal exposure to volatile organic compounds (VOC) and microbial VOC (MVOC) during indoor painting with WBP...
  7. ncbi request reprint Changes in the ocular and nasal signs and symptoms of aircrews in relation to the ban on smoking on intercontinental flights
    G Wieslander
    Department of Medical Sciences and Asthma Research Centre, Uppsala University, University Hospital, Sweden
    Scand J Work Environ Health 26:514-22. 2000
    ..This study determined the influence of exposure to environmental tobacco smoke (ETS) in aircraft on measured and perceived cabin air quality (CAQ), symptoms, tear-film stability, nasal patency, and biomarkers in nasal lavage fluid...
  8. ncbi request reprint Eating buckwheat cookies is associated with the reduction in serum levels of myeloperoxidase and cholesterol: a double blind crossover study in day-care centre staffs
    Gunilla Wieslander
    Department of Medical Science, Occupational and Environmental Medicine, Uppsala University, University Hospital, Uppsala, Sweden
    Tohoku J Exp Med 225:123-30. 2011
    ..In conclusion, intake of tartary buckwheat cookies with high level of the antioxidant rutin may reduce levels of MPO, an indicator of inflammation. Moreover, intake of both types of buckwheat cookies may lower cholesterol levels...
  9. ncbi request reprint Nasal and ocular symptoms, tear film stability and biomarkers in nasal lavage, in relation to building-dampness and building design in hospitals
    G Wieslander
    Department of Medical Sciences, Department of Occupational and Environmental Medicine, University Hospital, Uppsala University, S 751 85, Uppsala, Sweden
    Int Arch Occup Environ Health 72:451-61. 1999
    ..To study the relationships between dampness in concrete floors and building design on the one hand, and symptoms and medical signs of the eyes and nose in hospital workers, on the other...
  10. ncbi request reprint Nasal patency and lavage biomarkers in relation to settled dust and cleaning routines in schools
    R Wålinder
    Department of Medical Sciences, Occupational and Environmental Medicine, Uppsala University Hospital, Sweden
    Scand J Work Environ Health 25:137-43. 1999
    ....
  11. ncbi request reprint Perception of cabin air quality in airline crew related to air humidification, on intercontinental flights
    T Lindgren
    Department of Medical Sciences, Occupational and Environmental Medicine, Uppsala University, University Hospital, Uppsala, Sweden
    Indoor Air 17:204-10. 2007
    ..Air humidification could increase the sensation of better cabin air quality...
  12. ncbi request reprint Influence of personal factors on nasal patency and lavage biomarkers in white-collar workers
    R Wålinder
    Department of Medical Sciences Occupational and Environmental Medicine, University of Uppsala, Sweden
    Rhinology 38:130-5. 2000
    ..This indicates a potential usefulness of a combined use of acoustic rhinometry and lavage biomarkers to study nasal mucosal reactions...
  13. doi request reprint Respiratory symptoms, perceived air quality and physiological signs in elementary school pupils in relation to displacement and mixing ventilation system: an intervention study
    D Norback
    Department of Medical Science, Uppsala University, Occupational and Environmental Medicine, University Hospital, SE, Sweden
    Indoor Air 21:427-37. 2011
    ..In conclusion, displacement ventilation may have certain positive health effects among pupils, as compared to conventional mixing ceiling systems...
  14. ncbi request reprint Acoustic rhinometry in epidemiological studies--nasal reactions in Swedish schools
    R Wålinder
    Department of Medical Sciences Occupational and Environmental Medicine, University of Uppsala, Sweden
    Rhinol Suppl 16:59-64. 2000
    ..Actual exposures to indoor air pollutants in Swedish schools can affect the occurrence of subjective nasal obstruction and give clinical signs of reduced nasal patency together with an inflammatory biomarker response in the nasal mucosa...
  15. doi request reprint Onset of mucosal, dermal, and general symptoms in relation to biomarkers and exposures in the dwelling: a cohort study from 1992 to 2002
    B Sahlberg
    Department of Medical Sciences, Occupational and Environmental Medicine, Uppsala University Hospital and Uppsala University, Uppsala, Sweden
    Indoor Air 22:331-8. 2012
    ..97). In conclusion, female gender, dampness or indoor molds, indoor painting, and biomarkers of allergy and inflammation were associated with a higher incidence of SBS symptoms, in particular mucosal symptoms...
  16. ncbi request reprint Acoustic rhinometry and lavage biomarkers in relation to some building characteristics in Swedish schools
    R Wålinder
    Department of Medical Sciences, Clinical Physiology, University of Uppsala, Uppsala, Sweden
    Indoor Air 11:2-9. 2001
    ..A reduced nasal patency without an inflammatory biomarker response was related to factors associated with plasticizers and dust. Positive effects were observed for plants in the classroom and in older buildings...
  17. ncbi request reprint Asthma symptoms in relation to measured building dampness in upper concrete floor construction, and 2-ethyl-1-hexanol in indoor air
    D Norback
    Department of Medical Sciences Occupational and Environmental Medicine, University Hospital, Uppsala University, Sweden
    Int J Tuberc Lung Dis 4:1016-25. 2000
    ..Asthma symptoms in adults in relation to the indoor environment...
  18. doi request reprint Sick building syndrome in relation to domestic exposure in Sweden--a cohort study from 1991 to 2001
    B Sahlberg
    Department of Occupational and Environmental Medicine, Uppsala University Hospital and Uppsala University, Uppsala, Sweden
    Scand J Public Health 38:232-8. 2010
    ..We also wanted to investigate if there was any seasonal or regional variation in associations between exposure and SBS...
  19. ncbi request reprint Indoor molds, bacteria, microbial volatile organic compounds and plasticizers in schools--associations with asthma and respiratory symptoms in pupils
    J L Kim
    Department of Medical Sciences, Occupational and Environmental Medicine, Uppsala University and University Hospital, Uppsala, Sweden
    Indoor Air 17:153-63. 2007
    ..05), daytime breathlessness (P < 0.05), doctor-diagnosed asthma (P < 0.05), and current asthma (P < 0.05). In conclusion, exposure to MVOC and plasticizers at school may be a risk factor for asthmatic symptoms in children...
  20. ncbi request reprint Biomarkers and chemosensory irritations
    D Norback
    Department of Medical Sciences Occupational and Environmental Medicine, Uppsala University, University Hospital, 751 85 Uppsala, Sweden
    Int Arch Occup Environ Health 75:298-304. 2002
    ..The focus was on chemical exposures, but other occupational factors and indoor exposures were included...
  21. ncbi request reprint Personal and psychosocial factors and symptoms compatible with sick building syndrome in the Swedish workforce
    R Runeson
    Akademiska sjukhuset, Uppsala, Sweden
    Indoor Air 16:445-53. 2006
    ..Males and females perceive psychosocial work conditions differently, and may react differently to job stressors. The psychosocial work environment can be as important as gender and atopy as a predictor of SBS symptoms...
  22. ncbi request reprint Obesity and nocturnal gastro-oesophageal reflux are related to onset of asthma and respiratory symptoms
    M I Gunnbjörnsdóttir
    Dept of Medical Sciences Respiratory Medicine and Allergology, Uppsala University, Uppsala, Sweden
    Eur Respir J 24:116-21. 2004
    ..This study adds evidence to an independent relationship between obesity, nocturnal gastro-oesophageal reflux and habitual snoring and the onset of asthma and respiratory symptoms in adults...
  23. ncbi request reprint Asthma, eczema, and reports on pollen and cat allergy among pupils in Shanxi province, China
    D Norback
    Department of Medical Sciences, Uppsala University and University Hospital, 751 85 Uppsala, Sweden
    Int Arch Occup Environ Health 80:207-16. 2007
    ..To study self-reported asthma, eczema, and pollen and furry pet allergy among pupils (9-20 years) in Shanxi province, China, in relation to dietary and environmental factors...
  24. doi request reprint Symptoms, complaints, ocular and nasal physiological signs in university staff in relation to indoor environment - temperature and gender interactions
    J V Bakke
    Section for Occupational Medicine, Department of Public Health and Primary Health Care, University of Bergen, Bergen, Norway
    Indoor Air 18:131-43. 2008
    ..16 (0.03-0.29) and 0.37 (-0.01 to 0.75), respectively. Air velocity below recommended winter values and reduced relative humidity in the range of 15-30% were associated with dry air and too low temperature...
  25. ncbi request reprint Pet keeping and dampness in the dwelling: associations with airway infections, symptoms, and physiological signs from the ocular and nasal mucosa
    J V Bakke
    Section for Occupational Medicine, Department of Public Health and Primary Health Care, University of Bergen, Kalfarveien, Bergen, Norway
    Indoor Air 17:60-9. 2007
    ..Dampness in the dwelling may have inflammatory effects on the airway mucosa, possibly mediated via increased infection proneness...