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OBJECTIVE Despite the introduction of effective medical treatment of peptic ulcer disease, bleeding is still a frequent complication. The aim of this study was to investigate whether the incidence and the risk profile of peptic ulcer haemorrhage have changed within a 10-year period. MATERIAL AND METHODS In a prospective epidemiological and observational(More)
BACKGROUND The occupational health and safety implications associated with compressed and extended work periods have not been fully explored in the mining sector. AIMS To examine the impact on employee health and safety of changes to the roster system in an Australian coal mine. METHODS Absenteeism and incident frequency rate data were collected over a(More)
The current study examined the impact on employee health and safety of changes to the roster system of an Australian coal mine. Absenteeism and incident frequency rate data were collected over a 33-month period that covered three different roster schedules, an 8-hour system, a 12-hour system and a 12-hour system incorporating unregulated overtime. The first(More)
Tumoren im Pankreaskopf entsprechen meist Karzinomen; andere Tumorentitäten sind dagegen selten. Unter den extrapulmonalen Manifestationen einer Sarkoidose findet sich nur äußerst selten ein tumoröser Befall des Pankreas. Die Diagnose einer Sarkoidose wird histologisch durch Nachweis von nichtverkäsenden, epitheloidzelligen Granulomen gestellt. Die Therapie(More)
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