Workplace heat exposure, health protection, and economic impacts: a case study in Canada - Vanos J, Vecellio DJ, Kjellstrom T.

BACKGROUND: Occupational heat exposure is a serious concern for worker health, productivity, and the economy. Few studies in North America assess how on-site wet bulb globe temperature (WBGT) levels and guidelines are applied in practice. METHODS: ...
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BACKGROUND: The current study examined reciprocal effects of symptoms of posttraumatic stress disorder (PTSD) and major depressive disorder (MDD) among individuals affected by Hurricane Ike, which made landfall on September 13, 2008 METHODS: Participants w...
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BACKGROUND: Nowadays, it is getting easier to search information about helium-assisted suicide online. Therefore, healthcare professionals must understand helium-associated medical conditions. CASE PRESENTATION: A 27-year-old man was found with his head co...
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This study aimed to (1) determine the injury, worker, and workplace factors associated with CP delays and (2) investigate whe...
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OBJECTIVE: To estimate associations of lifetime traumatic brain injury (TBI) characteristics with prospective suicide attempt among US Army soldiers. METHOD: The Army STARRS (Study to Assess Risk and Resilience in Servicemembers) Pre/Post Deploymen...
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BACKGROUND: The incidence and effect of sports-related concussions (SRCs) within the global sport of professional soccer is poorly described. PURPOSE: To comparatively examine the effects of SRC on athletes in Major League Soccer (MLS) and the Engl...
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Primary Objective: The primary aim of this study was to determine the frequency of severe impaired self-awareness (ISA) in patients with severe traumatic brain injury (TBI) and the correlates of selected clinical, neuropsychiatric and cognitive vari...
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Background: It is estimated that more than 40% of rape victims develops a posttraumatic stress disorder (PTSD), a statistic that is relatively high compared to other types of trauma. PTSD can affect the victims' psychological, sexual, and physical h...
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To our knowledge, Asian Women's Action for Resilience and Empowerment (AWARE) is the first gender- and culture-specific and trauma-informed group psychotherapy intervention designed for Asian-American young women with histories of interpersonal violence an...
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The aim of this retrospective cohort study was to determine the frequency and risk factors for cervical spine injury (CSI) in patients with midface fractures. Patients ≥18 years of age entered in the Massachusetts General Hospital Trauma Registry from 20...
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