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A national survey of admissions criteria and processes in selected allied health professions.
A national survey of admissions criteria and procedures was conducted for allied health programs in diagnostic medical imaging, health information management, nurse-midwifery, occupational therapy,
Bronchial hyperresponsiveness.
TLDR
Clinicians should be aware that BHR is not specific for asthma, but when performed correctly, the greatest clinical value of BHR testing is to rule out suspected asthma in patients in whom testing is negative.
Risk factors for merchant seafarer repatriation due to injury or illness at sea.
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This study emphasizes illness as a major cause of seafarer repatriation, and suggests opportunities for future studies to identify potentially modifiable risk factors.
Injury, Illness, and Mental Health Risks in United States Domestic Mariners.
TLDR
The mariners were in poor overall health, raising public health and safety concerns in this population of essential transportation workers, an understudied workforce vital to economic security.
Patterns of Energy Drink Use and Associated Symptoms Among a Population of Connecticut Factory Workers
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This work is funded by NIH Grant #5T03 pational Safety, and Health YOEMP has a service contra facturing facility described, and additional sources of fundin interest were declared.
Bronchial hyper-responsiveness: a technical update.
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Clinicians should be aware that recommended BHR testing methods, particularly for MCT, have changed and should anticipate that test outcomes will increasingly be reported in terms of PD20, which will facilitate longitudinal assessment of their patients.
"Injury, illness, and work restriction in merchant seafarers".
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The frequency and distribution of seafarer injury and illness at sea is described, and potential risk factors for resultant lost work are explored, to inform preventive measures and reduce seafarer disability.
Critical Role for the &agr;-1B Adrenergic Receptor at the Sympathetic Neuroeffector Junction
TLDR
A critical role for the &agr;1BAR in neuroeffector regulation of vascular tone and myocardial contractility has profound clinical implications for designing therapies for orthostatic intolerance.
Rates and occupational characteristics of international seafarers with mental illness.
TLDR
Using objective data on a large seafaring population, this analysis highlights the important issue of mental illness in this isolated and underserved international workforce.
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