Author pages are created from data sourced from our academic publisher partnerships and public sources.
Musculoskeletal disorders self-reported by dentists in Queensland, Australia.
BACKGROUND Musculoskeletal disorders (MSD) represent an important occupational health issue in dentistry. Given the significance of this topic, we considered it necessary to investigate the… Expand
Occupational health problems in modern dentistry: a review.
Despite numerous technical advances in recent years, many occupational health problems still persist in modern dentistry. These include percutaneous exposure incidents (PEI); exposure to infectious… Expand
Musculoskeletal disorders among rural Australian nursing students.
AIM To investigate the prevalence of musculoskeletal disorders (MSD) among rural Australian nursing students and compare the results with other international studies. METHOD AND ANALYSIS A… Expand
Tropical Infectious Diseases: Principles, Pathogens and Practice
- P. Leggat
- 27 July 2011
[Extract] The third edition of Tropical Infectious Diseases: Principles, Pathogens and Practice is one of the latest additions to the Elsevier Expert Consult series, which includes more than 300… Expand
Needlestick and sharps injuries among nursing students.
AIMS This paper reports the first investigation of the prevalence and nature of needlestick injuries among Australian nursing students. BACKGROUND Needlestick and sharps injuries are the most… Expand
Occupational health problems of dentists in southern Thailand.
- S. Chowanadisai, B. Kukiattrakoon, B. Yapong, U. Kedjarune, P. Leggat
- International dental journal
- 1 February 2000
AIMS To investigate the prevalence and nature of some occupationally related health problems in dentists in southern Thailand. DESIGN A cross-sectional study using a self-report questionnaire… Expand
An international review of tobacco smoking in the medical profession: 1974–2004
BackgroundTobacco smoking by physicians represents a contentious issue in public health, and regardless of what country it originates from, the need for accurate, historical data is paramount. As… Expand
Musculoskeletal disorders and psychosocial risk factors among veterinarians in Queensland, Australia.
OBJECTIVE Although musculoskeletal disorders (MSD) represent one of the most important occupational health issues in contemporary society, few studies have specifically investigated this problem… Expand
An international review of tobacco smoking among medical students.
We conducted a systematic international review of tobacco smoking habits among medical students. Particular attention was paid to countries where smoking rates have been historically well-documented… Expand
Whole-body vibration: health effects, measurement and minimization
Whole-body vibration (WBV) is the vibration transmitted to a person's entire body via contact with a vibration source, usually through sitting or standing on a vibrating surface. WBV is a common… Expand