Risk factors for neck and upper limb disorders: results from 24 years of follow up

Fredriksson, K.; K&oml;ster, M.; Bildt Thorbj&oml;rnsson, C.; Toomingas, A.; Torg&eaccute;n, M.; Kilbom, Å.; Alfredsson, L.
January 1999
Occupational & Environmental Medicine;Jan1999, Vol. 56 Issue 1, p59
Academic Journal
Cites a study to investigate association between different potential risk factors and disorders of the neck and upper extremities. Methods applied in the study; Data sources of the study; Association of overtime work, high mental workload with disorders in the neck-shoulder region; Interaction between risk factors both related and not related to work.


Related Articles

  • Risk factors for musculoskeletal symptoms of the neck or shoulder alone or neck and shoulder among hospital nurses. Hoe, Victor C. W.; Kelsall, Helen L.; Urquhart, Donna M.; Sim, Malcolm R. // Occupational & Environmental Medicine;Mar2012, Vol. 69 Issue 3, p198 

    Objectives To investigate the relationship between sociodemographic, individual and work place factors, and neck pain alone, shoulder pain alone, and neck and shoulder pain among nurses working across three public hospitals in Melbourne, Australia. Methods Information on participant...

  • Life-threatening complications of deep neck space infections. Dalla Torre, Daniel; Brunold, Silvia; Kisielewsky, Irene; Kloss, Frank R.; Burtscher, Doris // Wiener Klinische Wochenschrift;Nov2013, Vol. 125 Issue 21/22, p680 

    Summary: Odontogenic infections represented a challenge for every craniomaxillofacial surgeon in the pre-antibiotic era, not least due to the frequent association with septic complications and lethal consequences. Nowadays, the incidences of serious infection-related complications are less...

  • Individual and work related risk factors for neck pain among office workers: a cross sectional study. Cagnie, B.; Danneels, L.; Van Tiggelen, D.; De Loose, V.; Cambier, D. // European Spine Journal;May2007, Vol. 16 Issue 5, p679 

    Work related neck disorders are common problems in office workers, especially among those who are intensive computer users. It is generally agreed that the etiology of work related neck disorders is multidimensional which is associated with, and influenced by, a complex array of individual,...

  • Clinical Features of Deep Neck Infections and Predisposing Factors for Mediastinal Extension. Shin Kwang Kang; Seokkee Lee; Hyun Kong Oh; Min-Woong Kang; Myung Hoon Na; Jae Hyeon Yu; Bon Seok Koo; Seung Pyung Lim // Korean Journal of Thoracic & Cardiovascular Surgery;2012, Vol. 45 Issue 3, p171 

    Background: Deep neck infections (DNI) can originate from infection in the potential spaces and fascial planes of the neck. DNI can be managed without surgery, but there are cases that need surgical treatment, especially in the case of mediastinal involvement. The aim of this study is to...

  • Nodal recurrence in the lateral neck after total thyroidectomy with prophylactic central neck dissection for papillary thyroid cancer. Barczyński, Marcin; Konturek, Aleksander; Stopa, Małgorzata; Nowak, Wojciech // Langenbeck's Archives of Surgery;Feb2014, Vol. 399 Issue 2, p237 

    Purpose: The aim of this study was to examine risk factors for nodal recurrence in the lateral neck (NRLN) in patients with papillary thyroid cancer (PTC) who underwent total thyroidectomy with prophylactic central neck dissection (TT + pCND). Methods: This was a retrospective cohort study of...

  • Incidence of pneumonia and risk factors among patients with head and neck cancer undergoing radiotherapy. Chin-Nan Chu; Chih-Hsin Muo; Shang-Wen Chen; Shu-Yu Lyu; Morisky, Donald E. // BMC Cancer;2013, Vol. 13 Issue 1, p1 

    Background: This study investigated the incidence and patient- and treatment-related risk factors related to pneumonia acquired during radiotherapy (PNRT) in head and neck cancer (HNC) patients. Methods: Using the universal insurance claims data, 15,894 total HNC patients between 1998 and 2007...

  • Bone and Joint Decade's task force identifies more factors for neck pain. Brockenbrough, Gina // Orthopedics Today;Jun2008, Vol. 28 Issue 6, p72 

    The article discusses the findings from the Bone and Joint Decade's Task Force on Neck Pain and Its Associated Disorders report. According to task force member Scott Haldeman, motor vehicle crashes, trauma and certain work-related conditions may precipitate and be a risk factor for neck pain. He...

  • Tonsillectomy and the Risk for Deep Neck Infection—A Nationwide Cohort Study. Wang, Ying-Piao; Wang, Mao-Che; Lin, Hung-Ching; Lee, Kuo-Sheng; Chou, Pesus // PLoS ONE;Apr2015, Vol. 10 Issue 4, p1 

    Background: Although the tonsils contribute to first line immunity against foreign pathogens in the upper aero-digestive tract, the association of tonsillectomy with the risk of deep neck infection remains unclear. The aim of this study was to assess the incidence rate and risk of deep neck...

  • Development of a short form of the Workstyle measure. Feuerstein, Michael; Nicholas, Rena A. // Occupational Medicine;Mar2006, Vol. 56 Issue 2, p94 

    Background ‘Workstyle’, or how a worker behaviourally, cognitively and physiologically responds to increased or stressful work demands, has been proposed to help explain the link between ergonomic and psychosocial factors in work-related upper limb disorder symptoms and disorders...


Read the Article


Sign out of this library

Other Topics