journal
Journals International Journal of Occup...

International Journal of Occupational Medicine and Environmental Health

https://read.qxmd.com/read/37964727/the-mediating-effect-of-psychological-flexibility-on-fatigue-and-depressive-symptoms-among-nursing-staff
#21
JOURNAL ARTICLE
Yongcheng Yao, Jie Tang, Hongling Meng, Yuping Li, Haixia Du, Zhenzhen Li
OBJECTIVES: To explore the relationship between depressive symptoms, fatigue and psychological flexibility, as well as their interactions on depression in Chinese nurses. MATERIAL AND METHODS: Using convenience sampling, a cross-sectional survey of 796 nurses in municipal hospitals of Zhengzhou, Henan Province, China, was conducted. The questionnaires of Work-related Acceptance and Action Questionnaire, Center for Epidemiological Studies Depression Scale and Fatigue Assessment Instrument were used...
October 25, 2023: International Journal of Occupational Medicine and Environmental Health
https://read.qxmd.com/read/37877744/work-for-the-prison-service-selected-health-consequences-investigating-the-role-of-personal-resources-job-demands-work-stress-and-burnout
#22
JOURNAL ARTICLE
Ewa Sygit-Kowalkowska, Katarzyna Orlak, Mikołaj Stolarski
OBJECTIVES: The specific job demands of the Prison Service (PS) may affect the health of officers. The job demands-resources model (JD-R) model was used to design a survey of the consequences of working subject to particular job demands. The aim was to gain an insight into the relationship between job demands, personal resources, occupational stress and burnout and selected health consequence indicators (such as behaviors associated with the consumption of alcohol, stress symptoms). MATERIAL AND METHODS: A total of 1732 PS officers in Poland were surveyed...
October 23, 2023: International Journal of Occupational Medicine and Environmental Health
https://read.qxmd.com/read/37865933/psychosomatic-symptoms-associated-with-traumatic-events-experienced-in-medical-students
#23
JOURNAL ARTICLE
Maia Stanisławska-Kubiak, Bogusław Stelcer, Julita Wojciechowska, Klaudia Kułacz, Urszula Szybowicz, Ewa Mojs
OBJECTIVES: Many facts indicate the important role of psychosomatic symptoms that occur due to traumatic events. This study is an analysis of the coexistence of psychosomatic symptoms and traumatic events. Though not every person taking part in these events develops a fully symptomatic post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD), psychosomatic symptoms with a strong psychological component are observed in many. This study focuses on a comparison of the intensity of somatization, anxiety, depression, and distress of medical university students, who encountered a traumatic event and those who have not experienced trauma...
October 16, 2023: International Journal of Occupational Medicine and Environmental Health
https://read.qxmd.com/read/37815129/perception-of-the-activity-based-working-concept-by-bank-s-employees-as-a-working-condition
#24
JOURNAL ARTICLE
Magdalena Justyna Jasińska-Słowik, Bartłomiej Tarkowski, Anna Zalewska-Janowska
OBJECTIVES: The aim of the research was to explore the potential of the concept of work in the activity-based working (ABW) environment, including its impact on stress, back pain and psychomedical parameters of employees subjected to and not subject to relocation. MATERIAL AND METHODS: The data of 396 employees of both sexes were analyzed. The study used standardized psychological questionnaires to measure the level of perceived stress ( Perceived Stress Scale ), the level of readiness for change ( Readiness for Change Questionnaire ), the severity of health behaviors ( Health Behavior Inventory ) and the level of general self-efficacy ( General Self-Efficacy Scale )...
October 10, 2023: International Journal of Occupational Medicine and Environmental Health
https://read.qxmd.com/read/37815128/current-incidence-of-professional-burnout-among-ukrainian-oncologists-in-kharkiv
#25
JOURNAL ARTICLE
Irina Böckelmann, Igor Zavgorodnij, Olena Litovchenko, Valerij Kapustnyk, Mykola Krasnoselskyi, Kseniia Zub, Ulrike Woitha, Cecile Gonschor, Beatrice Thielmann
OBJECTIVES: Severe acute respiratory syndrome coronavirus 2 (SARS-CoV-2) pandemic and the military conflicts in Ukraine suggest that workrelated stressors increased during these crises increases work-related stress reactions. Burnout as a long-term consequence of insufficiently compensated for workloads. The regional prevalence of burnout is particularly high among oncologists. The aim of this study was to assess the current risk of burnout within this group of physicians and to examine gender differences through gender-based analysis...
October 10, 2023: International Journal of Occupational Medicine and Environmental Health
https://read.qxmd.com/read/37811858/dietary-supplements-nutraceuticals-and-functional-foods-use-after-myocardial-infarction-depend-on-the-age-sex-bmi-and-professional-activity-a-pilot-study
#26
JOURNAL ARTICLE
Julia Haponiuk-Skwarlińska, Agata Antoniak, Michalina Ciurla, Katarzyna Paluch, Gabriela Makulec, Dominika Klimczak-Tomaniak, Marek Kuch, Maciej Janiszewski
OBJECTIVES: To assess dietary supplements, functional foods and nutraceuticals use among the patients after myocardial infarction (MI). MATERIAL AND METHODS: The authors prospectively enrolled 100 consecutive patients hospitalized due to MI and remaining under coordinated outpatient care after MI in the authors' cardiology department. RESULTS: The authors showed that patients within median (interquartile range) 12.30 (10.18-14.57) months after MI use dietary supplements, nutraceuticals and functional foods in their everyday diet...
October 9, 2023: International Journal of Occupational Medicine and Environmental Health
https://read.qxmd.com/read/37811685/the-role-of-core-self-evaluations-and-ego-resiliency-in-predicting-resource-losses-and-gains-in-the-face-of-the-covid-19-crisis-the-perspective-of-conservation-of-resources-theory
#27
JOURNAL ARTICLE
Elżbieta Sanecka, Marta Stasiła-Sieradzka, Elżbieta Turska
OBJECTIVES: The purpose of the present study was to investigate, through the lens of conservation of resources theory, the predictive role of 2 positive personality traits in the form of core self-evaluations (CSE) and ego-resiliency (ER) in resource losses and gains triggered by the COVID-19 crisis. MATERIAL AND METHODS: The 2 personality traits, constituting positive person-related resources, were examined in relation to resource losses and gains in both general and distinct life domains: hedonistic and vital, spiritual, family, economic and political, and finally power and prestige...
October 4, 2023: International Journal of Occupational Medicine and Environmental Health
https://read.qxmd.com/read/37791506/symmetry-and-asymmetry-in-atherosclerosis
#28
REVIEW
Oliwia Kolaszynska, Jacek Lorkowski
Atherosclerosis remains the main cause of death worldwide. Most important issues concerning atherosclerosis are hemodynamics and how it affects plaque prevalence and distribution, as well as the symmetry and asymmetry of vasculature and plaques. To present the symmetry in the vascular system an analysis of PubMed and MEDLINE databases was performed. As of February 21, 2023, the results were as follows: for "symmetry" AND "atherosclerosis" there were 47 results; for "symmetry" AND "atherosclerotic lesions" - 20 results; for "symmetry" AND "artery stenosis" - 82 results; for "asymmetry" AND "atherosclerosis" - 87 results...
October 2, 2023: International Journal of Occupational Medicine and Environmental Health
https://read.qxmd.com/read/37782034/time-series-analysis-in-environmental-epidemiology-challenges-and-considerations
#29
REVIEW
Sandra Gudziunaite, Zana Shabani, Lisbeth Weitensfelder, Hanns Moshammer
In environmental epidemiology, time series analyses represent a widely used statistical tool. However, though being commonly used, there is soften confusion regarding the specific requirements, such as which link function might be most appropriate, when or how to control for seasonality or how to account for lags. The present overview draws from experiences in other disciplines and discusses the proper execution of time series analyses based on considerations that are relevant in environmental epidemiology...
October 2, 2023: International Journal of Occupational Medicine and Environmental Health
https://read.qxmd.com/read/37781784/effects-of-psychological-symptoms-on-life-adjustment-among-survivors-of-humidifier-disinfectants
#30
JOURNAL ARTICLE
Min Joo Lee, Soeun Hong, Yubin Jung, Hun-Ju Lee, Sang Min Lee
OBJECTIVES: The humidifier disinfectant catastrophe in South Korea was a social disaster caused by toxic chemical substances. The present study aimed to examine the relationships between psychological symptoms and adaptive life functioning in survivors of humidifier disinfectants. This study examined the differential effects of psychological symptoms on life adjustment between survivors of humidifier disinfectant and the general population. MATERIAL AND METHODS: A total of 452 individuals (228 general and 224 survivor groups) participated in this research...
September 28, 2023: International Journal of Occupational Medicine and Environmental Health
https://read.qxmd.com/read/37768025/evaluation-of-internal-exposure-of-nuclear-medicine-staff-working-with-radioiodine-in-poland
#31
REVIEW
Grazyna Krajewska, Paweł Krajewski
The iodine-131 (I-131) content in the thyroid of staff members working with this radionuclides has been measured with about 500 employees in about 25 hospital's departments of nuclear medicine performing therapy and diagnosis of thyroid disease in Poland. The measurements were performed with portable detection unit for in situ measurements of radioiodine. This is consist with scintillation detector sodium iodine activated by thallium (NaI(Tl)) - battery-powered and portable tube base Multichannel Analyzer Canberra UniSPEC...
September 28, 2023: International Journal of Occupational Medicine and Environmental Health
https://read.qxmd.com/read/37768026/analysis-of-the-prevalence-of-anti-sars-cov-2-antibodies-in-groups-of-medical-and-non-medical-professions
#32
JOURNAL ARTICLE
Paulina Biernacka, Anna Piekarska, Aleksandra Berkan-Kawińska
OBJECTIVES: The assessment of the prevalence of anti-SARS-CoV-2 antibodies in various professional groups is very important. Hence, the purpose of the following study was to analyze the seroprevalence of anti-SARS-CoV-2 antibodies among employees performing both medical and nonmedical professions before the launch of SARS-CoV-2 vaccination. MATERIAL AND METHODS: The study was conducted among employers of 1 of the institutions: The Provincial Specialist Hospital of Władysław Biegański in Łódź, Poland, Radio Łódź and the Border Guards of Łódź Airport...
September 27, 2023: International Journal of Occupational Medicine and Environmental Health
https://read.qxmd.com/read/37767779/relationship-between-prenatal-and-postnatal-exposure-to-bpa-and-its-analogues-bps-bpf-and-allergic-diseases
#33
REVIEW
Monika Weteska, Aleksandra Zwolińska, Kornelia Pisarska-Troczyńska, Magdalena Janc, Kinga Polańska, Joanna Jerzyńska, Agnieszka Jankowska
Bisphenols, endocrine disrupting chemicals, are widely used in daily life. Continued exposure during key developmental periods of life (pregnancy, infancy and early childhood) can contribute to adverse health consequences such as decreased lung function, wheezing/asthma, the occurrence of allergies or changes in immune system responses. The purpose of this review is to present the current state of knowledge on the effects of prenatal or postnatal exposure to bisphenol A (BPA), bisphenol S (BPS) and bisphenol F (BPF) on the development of allergic diseases in childhood...
September 27, 2023: International Journal of Occupational Medicine and Environmental Health
https://read.qxmd.com/read/37767778/a-multifaceted-assessment-of-the-nutritional-status-diet-and-eating-habits-of-midwives-working-on-a-shift-schedule-in-wroc%C3%A5-aw-poland-evaluation-of-macronutrients-vitamins-and-minerals-in-the-diets-of-midwives-participating-in-the-study
#34
JOURNAL ARTICLE
Katarzyna Daria Gołąbek, Anna Chmielewska, Ewa Karoluk, Bożena Regulska-Ilow
OBJECTIVES: The aim of the study was to assess the nutritional status and diet of midwives working on a shift schedule in public hospitals in Wrocław, Poland, and to analyze the variation in their diet according to their working hours (day shift, night shift) and on a non-working day. MATERIAL AND METHODS: In the group of 50 midwives, employed in 4 public hospitals in Wrocław weight and body composition, waist and hip circumference, waist-hip-ratio and BMI were assessed...
September 26, 2023: International Journal of Occupational Medicine and Environmental Health
https://read.qxmd.com/read/37750691/acute-mercuric-chloride-poisoning-at-a-potentially-lethal-dose-ended-with-survival-symptoms-concentration-in-cerebrospinal-fluid-treatment
#35
JOURNAL ARTICLE
Anna Krakowiak, Beata Janasik, Łukasz Sadowski, Katarzyna Szwabe, Waldemar Machała
This study aims to present a case of acute mercuric chloride poisoning at a potentially lethal dose treated with the antidote - 2,3-dimercapto- 1-propanesulfonic acid (DMPS) and continuous renal replacement therapy (CRRT) combined with CytoSorb. A 21-year-old woman was admitted to a hospital with abdominal pain, vomiting, and suspected gastrointestinal bleeding after taking 5000 mg of mercuric chloride for suicidal purposes. Due to the patient deteriorating general condition and multiple organ damage, on the third day she was transported to the Clinic of Anaesthesiology and Intensive Care (CAaIC), Łódź, Poland...
September 26, 2023: International Journal of Occupational Medicine and Environmental Health
https://read.qxmd.com/read/37750429/don-t-we-overestimate-drug-allergies-in-children
#36
JOURNAL ARTICLE
Daniela Podlecka, Joanna Jerzyńska, Agnieszka Brzozowska
OBJECTIVES: On average about 10% of parents report hypersensitivity to at least 1 drug in their children. After diagnosis process a few of these reactions are being confirmed as drug hypersensitivity reactions. The aim of the study was to assess the real-life prevalence of drug hypersensitivity in children based on drug provocation tests. MATERIAL AND METHODS: The authors included 113 children, aged 4-18 years, referred to Pediatrics and Allergy Clinic in Łódź, Poland, due to incidence of adverse reaction during treatment...
September 25, 2023: International Journal of Occupational Medicine and Environmental Health
https://read.qxmd.com/read/37750428/personality-traits-in-singers-performing-various-music-styles-and-with-different-singing-status
#37
JOURNAL ARTICLE
Ewelina M Sielska-Badurek, Maria Sobol, Katarzyna Okulicz-Kozaryn, Paweł Gołda, Anna Cielecka
OBJECTIVES: Objective was to find personality traits in singers performing various music styles and with different singing status. MATERIAL AND METHODS: The study consisted of 87 singers (66 females, 21 males; age: M±SD 25.5±8.2 years; 40 students, 22 professionals and 25 amateurs; 38 classical singers, 42 contemporary commercial music [CCM] singers; 55 solo singers and 22 choral singers). Participants filled in the NEO Five-Factor Inventory questionnaire and demographic information form...
September 25, 2023: International Journal of Occupational Medicine and Environmental Health
https://read.qxmd.com/read/37737501/compliance-and-satisfaction-with-treatment-as-a-success-of-therapy-effectiveness-in-the-group-of-patients-with-ischemic-heart-disease-a-cross-sectional-study
#38
JOURNAL ARTICLE
Agnieszka Piwowar, Eddie Czwojdziński, Zofia Marchewka, Aleksandra Adamczuk, Natalia Świątoniowska-Lonc, Beata Jankowska-Polańska
OBJECTIVES: Non-adherence and non-compliance to pharmaceutical treatment is one of the most common causes of not effective management of patients suffering from ischemic heart disease (IHD). It is crucial to understand the reasons behind it but studies on this subject performed in the Polish population are still lacking. MATERIAL AND METHODS: The 329 patients (160 male and 169 female) diagnosed with IHD who reported for follow-up appointments are examined. The following standardized questionnaires were used: Treatment Satisfaction with Medicines Questionnaire (SATMED-Q) and Adherence to Refills and Medication Scale (ARMS), which evaluates the patient's compliance and adherence level, respectively...
September 22, 2023: International Journal of Occupational Medicine and Environmental Health
https://read.qxmd.com/read/37737500/psychometric-properties-of-the-polish-version-of-the-generalized-anxiety-disorder-scale-gad-7-in-a-non-clinical-sample-of-employees-during-pandemic-crisis
#39
JOURNAL ARTICLE
Beata Aleksandra Basińska, Zuzanna Kwissa-Gajewska
OBJECTIVES: The COVID-19 outbreak is an example of a crisis that triggered an increase in generalized anxiety disorder. The study aims to validate the Polish version of the Generalized Anxiety Disorder 7-item scale (GAD-7) by Spitzer et al. among a non-clinical sample of employees and examine the invariance depending on the gender and age of working adults. MATERIAL AND METHODS: For assessing factor structure of the Polish version of the GAD-7, the data were collected from a sample of 821 adults employed in 4 economic sectors (health care, education, IT, public administration) during the initial phase of the COVID-19 pandemic in Poland (April 10-May 24, 2020)...
September 22, 2023: International Journal of Occupational Medicine and Environmental Health
https://read.qxmd.com/read/37728272/stress-at-work-on-drilling-rigs-in-poland-in-a-20-year-research-perspective-time-as-a-determinant-of-the-stress-at-work-dynamics
#40
JOURNAL ARTICLE
Irena Leszczyńska
OBJECTIVES: Adapting to stress over time is a process involving various cognitive and emotional assessments; it also depends on the objective situation related to working conditions, as well as on individual factors. The aim of this paper is to outline the dynamic nature of stress experienced by workers employed on oil rigs over a period of 20 years. The presented research is part of a larger project and concerns subjective stress. MATERIAL AND METHODS: Longitudinal studies included the analysis of data regarding the period of 1993-2014...
September 15, 2023: International Journal of Occupational Medicine and Environmental Health
journal
journal
32038
2
3
Fetch more papers »
Fetching more papers... Fetching...
Remove bar
Read by QxMD icon Read
×

Save your favorite articles in one place with a free QxMD account.

×

Search Tips

Use Boolean operators: AND/OR

diabetic AND foot
diabetes OR diabetic

Exclude a word using the 'minus' sign

Virchow -triad

Use Parentheses

water AND (cup OR glass)

Add an asterisk (*) at end of a word to include word stems

Neuro* will search for Neurology, Neuroscientist, Neurological, and so on

Use quotes to search for an exact phrase

"primary prevention of cancer"
(heart or cardiac or cardio*) AND arrest -"American Heart Association"

We want to hear from doctors like you!

Take a second to answer a survey question.