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Nordic Occupational Skin Questionnaire (NOSQ‐2002): a new tool for surveying occupational skin diseases and exposure
Occupational skin diseases are among the most frequent work‐related diseases in industrialized countries. Good occupational skin disease statistics exist in few countries. Questionnaire studies areExpand
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Occupational dermal exposure to permanent hair dyes among hairdressers.
Skin exposure to permanent hair dye compounds was assessed in 33 hairdressers using a previously evaluated hand rinse method. Hand rinse samples were collected from each hand before the start of hairExpand
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Fifteen‐year follow‐up of hand eczema: persistence and consequences
Background  Hand eczema is a skin disease often with a long‐lasting and relapsing course. The long‐term prognosis in the general population is unknown.
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Health-related quality of life and hand eczema--a comparison of two instruments, including factor analysis.
Hand eczema is a disease of long duration, affecting the individual and society. The purpose of this study of 100 patients (51 females and 49 males) at an occupational dermatology clinic was toExpand
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Epidemiology of hand eczema in an industrial city.
  • B. Meding
  • Medicine
  • Acta dermato-venereologica. Supplementum
  • 1990
To elucidate the importance of hand eczema in the population of Gothenburg, a questionnaire was sent to 20,000 individuals aged 20-65 years, randomly selected from the population register of theExpand
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Consequences of having hand eczema
Consequences of hand eczema were studied in 1238 patients who had the diagnosis confirmed in a prevalence study of hand eczema in I he population of Gothenburg. It was found that 2/3 of the patientsExpand
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Differences between the sexes with regard towork‐related skin disease *
  • B. Meding
  • Medicine
  • Contact dermatitis
  • 1 August 2000
Work‐related skin disease is common and usually presents as hand eczema. From the Occupational Injury Information System in Sweden, as well as from registers of industrial injuries in otherExpand
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Hand eczema in Swedish adults - changes in prevalence between 1983 and 1996.
Hand eczema is the most frequent occupational skin disease. Our aim was to study changes in its prevalence in Swedish adults. Cross-sectional studies were performed in 1983 and 1996. Random samplesExpand
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Occupational skin disease in Sweden – a 12‐year follow‐up
The aim of this project was to study the long‐term prognosis of occupational skin diseases in Sweden. In 1999, a questionnaire was sent to 623/655 individuals who in 1987 reported occupational skinExpand
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Incidence of asthma in female Swedish hairdressers
Objective: To investigate the risk of asthma in hairdressers. Methods: The incidence of asthma was retrospectively estimated in a Swedish nationwide study including all female hairdressers certifiedExpand
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