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How to measure sickness absence? Literature review and suggestion of five basic measures
Objective — To examine different sick-leave measures used in sickness absence research, and to suggest a systematic way of assessing sickness absence. Methods — A review and analysis of five majorExpand
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Young novice drivers: towards a model of their accident involvement.
There are two main purposes of this article. The first is to present a model of young drivers' accident involvement, including the most important processes in the development of their drivingExpand
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Effect of dietary supplement on nutritional status and clinical outcome in 501 geriatric patients--a randomised study.
The present study was designed to evaluate to the effect of dietary supplements on clinical outcome and nutritional status in a large group of geriatric patients (n = 501). The patients wereExpand
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The development and healing of pressure sores related to the nutritional state.
The aims of the study were to investigate the relationship between nutritional state and the development of pressure sores and to test the hypothesis that supplementary nutritional support mightExpand
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Feeding dependence and nutritional status after acute stroke.
BACKGROUND AND PURPOSE We assessed the nutritional status of patients with acute stroke and evaluated it in relation to the patients' dependence on assistance with feeding. METHODS Fifty patientsExpand
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Sick-leave due to psychiatric disorder: higher incidence among women and longer duration for men.
BACKGROUND Women take sick-leave more often than men, both in general and because of psychiatric disorders. The aim of the present study was to introduce the new dimension of sick-leave duration inExpand
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Epidemiology of Sickness Absence in a Swedish County in 1985, 1986 and 1987 A Three Year Longitudinal Study with Focus on Gender, Age and Occupation
In order to get a better epidemiological base for preventive intervention in the county of Östergötland, Sweden, a comprehensive study of sickness absence was done. During the years 1985, 1986 andExpand
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Sex differences in sickness absence in relation to parental status
The aim of this study was to analyse sex differences in medically certified sickness absence with special regard to parental status and age. All new sick-leave spells exceeding seven days andExpand
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Interrater variability and validity in subjective nutritional assessment of elderly patients.
The subjective Global Assessment technique was evaluated with regard to its reliability and validity in a Swedish elderly population. Ninety patients, 70 years of age or older, and newly admitted toExpand
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The correlation between anergy, malnutrition and clinical outcome in an elderly hospital population.
The nutritional state of 482 out of 501 newly admitted elderly patients was assessed by anthropometry, serum protein analyses and the delayed hypersensitivity skin test (DH) on admission and after 8Expand
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