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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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Which low molecular weight chemicals potentially cause allergy? by Annet Lenderink Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Workplace Health Until now there is no agreed protocol for the prediction of low molecular weight (LMW) respiratory sensitizers. To assess the validaty of a previously published quantitati ... Read on »
Not so easy to diagnose carpal tunnel syndrome by Annet Lenderink Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Workplace Health To evaluate the utility of physical examination manoeuvres in the prediction of carpal tunnel syndrome (CTS) a cohort of 1108 newly employed workers in several industries ... Read on »
New and emerging risks in occupational safety and health by Annet Lenderink Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Workplace Health Interesting and very recent report on the occupational safety and health status of the EU workforce. It is affected by many factors, not least its changing demographic str ... Read on »
Combined exposure to Noise and Ototoxic Substances by Annet Lenderink Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Workplace Health Noise-induced hearing loss remains one of the most prominent occupational diseases in Europe. However, noise is no longer perceived as the only source of work-related hea ... Read on »
Sickness presenteeism related to regular overtime by Annet Lenderink Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Workplace Health The article examines the prevalence of sickness presenteeism in comparison with sickness absenteeism, using survey data covering 725 Finnish union members in 2008. Control ... Read on »
Increasing prevalence of pneumoconiosis in US coal miners by Annet Lenderink Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Workplace Health Retrospective assessment of chest x-rays from 90,973 underground coal miners from Kentucky, Virginia, and West Virginia showed an increasing prevalence of pneumoconiosis o ... Read on »
Paid employment no risk for pregnancy complications by Annet Lenderink Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Workplace Health Within the Dutch Generation R study the relation between employment statustype of unemployment and number of weekly working hours with a wide range of pregnancy outcomes ... Read on »
No link between gastrointestinal symptoms and Helicobacter pylori status in sewage workers by Annet Lenderink Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Workplace Health The objective of this Belgian study was to assess the seroprevalence of Helicobacter pylori infection in sewage workers at municipal waste water sewage plants (WWTPs). T ... Read on »
How to influence health behaviour to prevent skin cancer? by Annet Lenderink Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Workplace Health Skin cancer is an increasing problem in Europe, America and Australasia, although largely preventable by avoiding excessive ultraviolet (UV) exposure. The aim of ... Read on »
Silica exposure occupational cause of systemic sclerosis? by Annet Lenderink Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Workplace Health Systemic sclerosis is a rare chronic disease of unknown cause characterized by diffuse fibrosis, degenerative changes, and vascular abnormalities in the skin, joints, ... Read on »
Another 10,000 visitors… by Annet Lenderink Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Workplace Health Since May 2009 another 10,000 visitors on this blog…. Yesterday it passed 20,000, so thanks to all of you! Posted in No category Read on »
How to survive working in the cold? by Annet Lenderink Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Workplace Health In the Netherlands it is winter, like in the rest of Europe too. For this weekend there is a forecast of snow, low temperatures and a strong wind, which will make it f ... Read on »
Dangerous oxygen depletion risk in transportation of wood by Annet Lenderink Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Workplace Health There are several articles on the risks that can occur during the transportation of timber. My colleague Gert van der Laan published a article in Dutch on our website, ... Read on »
Working night shifts may be bad for the heart by Annet Lenderink Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Workplace Health This study in Austria among 30 healthy physicians was performed to evaluate the effects of a 24 h (h) physicians on-call duty (OCD) (‘night shift’) on 24 h electrocard ... Read on »
Does occupational diving cause permanent injuries to the ears or vestibular organs? by Annet Lenderink Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Workplace Health Permanent injuries to the vestibular end organs may occur in diving due to decompression illness (DCI) or barotraumas. A cohort of 67 men aged 28 ± 5 years (mean ± SD) ... Read on »
What to expect after latex allergy in health care? by Annet Lenderink Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Workplace Health Although their quality of life gets much better after removal of latex exposure, nearly half had to change jobs…. In this study 29 HCW with a type 1 allergy to lat ... Read on »
Hand lacerations important health risk in commercial fishermen by Annet Lenderink Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Workplace Health In this study 210 fishermen were interviewed. Over their careers, 56 subjects (27%) had been returned to shore as an emergency for medical reasons. Most emergency evac ... Read on »
Pleural mesothelioma in Mexican workers often related to work by Annet Lenderink Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Workplace Health Mexican study: To identify the proportion of cases of malignant pleural mesothelioma (MPM) that can be attributed to and occupational exposure to asbestos, we carried ... Read on »
Risk of metabolic syndrome is closely related to working night shifts by Annet Lenderink Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Workplace Health The aim of this study from Italy was to assess whether a causal relationship exists between night-shift work and the development of metabolic syndrome (MS). Male and f ... Read on »
COPD in construction and trade workers by Annet Lenderink Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Workplace Health A study of chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) among 7,579 current and former workers participating in medical screening programs at Department of Energy (DOE ... Read on »