TITLE

Detection of emerging diseases in occupational health: usefulness and limitations of the application of pharmacosurveillance methods to the database of the French national occupational disease surveillance and prevention network (RNV3P)

AUTHOR(S)
Bonneterre, Vincent; Bicout, Dominique J.; Larabi, Linda; Bernardet, Cyril; Maitre, Anne; Tubert-Bitter, Pascale; de Gaudemaris, Régis
PUB. DATE
January 2008
SOURCE
Occupational & Environmental Medicine;Jan2008, Vol. 65 Issue 1, p32
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Objective: To test data mining methods used in pharmacosurveillance in order to identify potential emerging disease-nuisance associations in the national occupational disease surveillance and prevention network (RNV3P) database. Methods: Proportional reporting ratios (PRR) used in pharmacosurveillance were applied to detect disproportional reporting of disease-nuisance associations which are not compensated by the national social security system. Results: The 24 785 reports of the RNV3P were grouped into 1344 different disease-nuisance associations reported more than twice, of which 422 did not give entitlement to compensation by the social security system. Among these associations, 162 were potentially emergent and generated a signal, of which eight associations involve cancer. Conclusion: This work is the first stage of an exploratory investigation submitting the questions raised to experts and involving participants in the network in reflection on the hypotheses generated.
ACCESSION #
28450023

 

Related Articles

  • Vocationally oriented cognitive behavioural training for the very long-term unemployed. Rose, V. K.; Perz, J.; Harris, E. // Occupational Medicine;Apr2012, Vol. 62 Issue 4, p298 

    Background The very long-term unemployed (i.e. those unemployed for more than 2 years) face serious mental health problems and social difficulties in regaining employment.Aims To assess the effectiveness of a pilot vocationally oriented cognitive behaviour therapy (CBT) programme on mental...

  • La actividad integral de los SPA: una realidad desde julio de 2013. Barrenechea, Juan José Llona // Gestión Práctica de Riesgos Laborales;abr2013, Issue 103, p36 

    No abstract available.

  • A natural meting place? Clinkard, Helen; Heffer, James // Occupational Health;Jul2003, Vol. 55 Issue 7, p18 

    Provides information on Securing Health Together, the British government's policy for occupational health in the country. Step taken by majority of employees with occupational health problems; Involvement of the Bradford-on-Avon Health Centre practice in occupational health.

  • Co-ordinated strategy of prevention and control of the biomechanical factors associated with the risk of musculoskeletal disorders. Malchaire, J. B.; Piette, A. // International Archives of Occupational & Environmental Health;Sep2002, Vol. 75 Issue 7, p459 

    Objectives. To propose a cost-effective set of methods (strategy) to improve biomechanical working conditions and prevent the development of musculoskeletal disorders. Method. The strategy was developed according to the philosophy already used for other aspects of working conditions. It was then...

  • Perceived odor and irritation of isopropanol: a comparison between naïve controls and occupationally exposed workers. Smeets, Monique; Dalton, Pamela // International Archives of Occupational & Environmental Health;Oct2002, Vol. 75 Issue 8, p541 

    Objectives. To assess sensory irritation levels from isopropanol (IPA) unconfounded by subjective evaluations of odor for comparison against the recommended exposure limits (400 ppm threshold limit value (TLV); American Conference of Governmental Industrial Hygienists). Method. The...

  • Consequences of OH alert syndrome. Coomer, Karen // Occupational Medicine;Jun2015, Vol. 65 Issue 4, p289 

    No abstract available.

  • Workplace injury data reported by occupational physicians and general practitioners. Jabbour, R.; Turner, S.; Hussey, L.; Page, F.; Agius, R. // Occupational Medicine;Jun2015, Vol. 65 Issue 4, p296 

    Background Accurate workplace injury data are useful in the prioritization of prevention strategies. In the UK, physicians report workplace ill-health data within The Health and Occupation Research (THOR) network, including injury case reports. Aims To compare workplace injury data reported by...

  • Saúde coletiva em revista. Minayo, Maria Cecília de Souza; Gomes, Romeu // Revista Ciência & Saúde Coletiva;2010, Vol. 15 Issue 1, p4 

    An introduction to the journal is presented in which the editor discusses the themes of the articles being submitted for publication, such as workers' health, health economics, and genetics in public health, and the plan of the journal to innovate its issues on collective health.

  • People on the Move.  // Journal of Environmental Health;Mar2005, Vol. 67 Issue 7, p70 

    This article focuses on People on the Move which is designed to keep National Environmental Health Association (NEHA) members informed about what their peers in environmental health are up to. The Colorado Environmental Health Association (CEHA) has presented the 2004 Milton M. Miller Award, its...

Share

Read the Article

Courtesy of VIRGINIA BEACH PUBLIC LIBRARY AND SYSTEM

Sign out of this library

Other Topics