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Occupational diseases in Finland in 2002 : New cases of occupational diseases reported to the Finnish Register of Occupational Diseases

Published on Jan 1, 2004
Hilkka Riihimäki46
Estimated H-index: 46
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Kari Kurppa24
Estimated H-index: 24
+ 6 AuthorsTimo Kauppinen6
Estimated H-index: 6
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#2Roseanne McNamee (University of Manchester)H-Index: 29
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#2Henrik Nordman (Finnish Institute of Occupational Health)H-Index: 24
Last. Jukka UittiH-Index: 25
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#1Dick Spreeuwers (UvA: University of Amsterdam)H-Index: 11
Last. Andre N. H. WeelH-Index: 1
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#1Dick Spreeuwers (UvA: University of Amsterdam)H-Index: 11
#2Angela G. E. M. de Boer (UvA: University of Amsterdam)H-Index: 22
Last. Frank J. H. van Dijk (UvA: University of Amsterdam)H-Index: 32
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Purpose To study the course and consequences of work-related upper extremity disorders in the registry of the Netherlands Centre for Occupational Diseases (NCvB).
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#1Dick Spreeuwers (UvA: University of Amsterdam)H-Index: 11
#2Angela G. E. M. de Boer (UvA: University of Amsterdam)H-Index: 22
Last. Frank J. H. van Dijk (UvA: University of Amsterdam)H-Index: 32
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Registries of occupational diseases in various European countries differ considerably in criteria for notification and recognition, statistical data provided and the legal and social security context. Therefore, figures on occupational diseases are not comparable between countries and are often regarded as not reliable even within a country. Still, registries of occupational diseases are an important source for policy on occupational safety and health. To evaluate registries of occupational dise...
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#1Annet Lenderink (UvA: University of Amsterdam)H-Index: 7
#2Dick Spreeuwers (UvA: University of Amsterdam)H-Index: 11
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Purpose To assess the eVectiveness of supplying occupational physicians (OPs) with targeted and stage-matched information or with feedback on reporting occupational diseases to the national registry in the Netherlands. Methods In a randomized controlled design, 1076 OPs were divided into three groups based on previous reporting behaviour: precontemplators not considering reporting, contemplators considering reporting and actioners reporting occupational diseases. Precontemplators and contemplato...
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