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Annet Lenderink Patient Expert

I'm trained as an occupational physician (OP) and worked in that field for 14 years. Then I shifted to freelance journalism and had my own business for 10 years. After that I stepped into the (academic) world of knowledge generation and transfer in the field of work and health. Occupational... Full Bio
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1-Bromopropane, unrecognized occupational health risk? by Annet Lenderink Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Workplace Health From the NIOSH Science Blog: The toxic nature of 1-BP is not fully understood. Case reports demonstrating neurotoxic, reproductive, development and other health effec ... Read on »
2010 in review by Annet Lenderink Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Workplace Health The stats helper monkeys at WordPress.com mulled over how this blog did in 2010, and here’s a high level summary of its overall blog health: The Blog-Health- ... Read on »
A cross-sectional study of lung ... by Annet Lenderink Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Workplace Health A cross-sectional study of lung function and respiratory symptoms among chemical workers producing diacetyl for food flavourings F G B G J van Rooy, L A M Smit, R Ho ... Read on »
A few months back I wrote about ... by Annet Lenderink Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Workplace Health A few months back I wrote about bike saddles and male genital problems. NIOSH gave advice on no-nose bike saddles. Today I found some articles on problems in women as w ... Read on »
A few weeks back the very good b ... by Annet Lenderink Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Workplace Health A few weeks back the very good blog The Pump Handle published a piece on nanoparticles, called:  Case report: nanoparticles in workers’ lungs “Three physicians and re ... Read on »
A high injury prevalence has bee ... by Annet Lenderink Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Workplace Health A high injury prevalence has been reported among veterinarians. In this study graduates in veterinary medicine from Australian universities completed questionnaires ask ... Read on »
A new allergen in the pharmaceut ... by Annet Lenderink Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Workplace Health A new allergen in the pharmaceutical industry Jungewelter S, Aalto-Korte K. Section of Dermatology, Finnish Institute of Occupational Health (FIOH),  Case Repor ... Read on »
A recent publication inPLos Medi ... by Annet Lenderink Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Workplace Health A recent publication in PLos Medicine showed that young men (< 24 yr) who leave the UK Armed Forces were at increased risk of suicide. This may reflect preservice vulner ... Read on »
Accidental blood and body fluid exposure among HCWs by Annet Lenderink Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Workplace Health Two recent studies on accidental blood and body fluid exposure among health care workers were reported in Occupational Medicine. The first one shows that junior doctors ... Read on »
Accidental human injection of Ex ... by Annet Lenderink Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Workplace Health Accidental human injection of Excenel RTU: ceftiofur hydrochloride in cottonseed oil Gwynne-Jones,D.; Lyall,P.; Hung,N.A.; Meikle,G. Clinical Toxicology, Vol. 46, ... Read on »
After 2 years of research an wri ... by Annet Lenderink Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Workplace Health After 2 years of research an writing and the interesting process of submitting and revising my first scientific article, I am proud to announce that it is online ... Read on »
Allergic to chlorhexidine? by Annet Lenderink Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Workplace Health Chlorhexidine is an effective antimicrobial agent commonly used, but it has been widely reported to cause IgE-mediated allergic reactions (from urticaria and angioedema ... Read on »
Allergic to chlorhexidine? by Annet Lenderink Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Workplace Health Chlorhexidine is an effective antimicrobial agent commonly used, but it has been widely reported to cause IgE-mediated allergic reactions (from urticaria and angioedema ... Read on »
Allergy on N-(3-trifluoromethyl-4-nitrophenyl)phthalimide by Annet Lenderink Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Workplace Health A new allergen in the pharmaceutical industry Jungewelter S, Aalto-Korte K. Section of Dermatology, Finnish Institute of Occupational Health (FIOH),  Case Repor ... Read on »
Also beautiful music can cause pain… by Annet Lenderink Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Workplace Health Background Professional musicians have high rates of musculoskeletal pain, but few studies have analysed risks by work activities or the psychosocial work e ... Read on »
Also beautiful music can cause pain… by Annet Lenderink Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Workplace Health Musculoskeletal pain is common in elite professional musicians. In this study the researchers tried to assess the prevalence and impact of this pain in relation to p ... Read on »
Although this blog may seem main ... by Annet Lenderink Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Workplace Health Although this blog may seem mainly occupied with dangers and risks of work and working, I am convinced that work is essentially good for us in many ways. Working is bett ... Read on »
Amazing TED talk on bacteriae talking by Annet Lenderink Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Workplace Health TED talk by  Bonnie Bassler: Discovering bacteria’s amazing communication system Posted in Biological agents, Infectious diseases Tagged: bacteria, TED Read on »
Amazing TED talk on bacteriae talking TED talk by Bonnie Bassler: Discovering... by Annet Lenderink Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Workplace Health TED talk by  Bonnie Bassler: Discovering bacteria’s amazing communication system TED talk by  Bonnie Bassler: Discovering bacteria’s amazing commu ... Read on »
Among a lot of other lists, TIME ... by Annet Lenderink Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Workplace Health Among a lot of other lists, TIME magazine published the Top 10 Medical Breakthroughs in 2008 list. They consider the next 10 things the biggest discoveries and news in m ... Read on »