Shiftwork and myocardial infarction: a case-control study.

  title={Shiftwork and myocardial infarction: a case-control study.},
  author={A. Knutsson and John O. Hallquist and Christina Reuterwall and T{\"o}rres Theorell and Torbj{\"o}rn {\AA}kerstedt},
  journal={Occupational and environmental medicine},
  volume={56 1},
OBJECTIVES Previous studies have indicated an association between shiftwork and coronary heart disease. The increased risk could be due to job strain, which could act as a mediator of disease. There is also a possibility that interaction between shiftwork and job strain could occur that may induce or modify the development of disease. We conducted this study to explore the relation between shiftwork, job strain, and myocardial infarction. METHODS 2006 cases with acute first time myocardial… CONTINUE READING
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