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Online-first articles

Short communication [online first; 3 May 2021]   pdf
Application of two job indices for general occupational demands in a pooled analysis of case–control studies on lung cancer
Hovanec J, Siemiatycki J, Conway DI, Olsson A, Guenel P, Luce D, Jöckel K-H, Pohlabeln H, Ahrens W, Karrasch S, Wichmann H-E, Gustavsson P, Consonni D, Merletti F, Richiardi L, Simonato Lorenzo, Fortes C, Parent M-É, McLaughlin JR, Demers P, Landi MT, Caporaso N, Fernández-Tardón G, Zaridze D, Świątkowska B, Pándics T, Lissowska J, Fabianova E, Field JK, Mates D, Bencko V, Foretova L, Janout V, Kromhout H, Vermeulen R, Boffetta P, Straif K, Schüz J, Casjens S, Pesch B, Brüning T, Behrens T
 
Original article [online first; 30 April 2021]   pdf
Heart rate during work and heart rate variability during the following night: a day-by-day investigation on the physical activity paradox among blue-collar workers
Korshøj M, Lund Rasmussen C, de Oliveira Sato T, Holtermann A, Hallman D
 
Short communication [online first; 30 April 2021]   pdf
Intensive longitudinal study of newly graduated nurses’ quick returns and self-rated stress
Dahlgren A, Tucker P, Bujacz A, Frögéli E, Rudman A, Gustavsson P
 
Original article [online first; 13 April 2021]   pdf
Effectiveness of training in guideline-oriented biopsychosocial management of low-back pain in occupational health services – a cluster randomized controlled trial
Ryynänen K, Oura P, Simula A-S, Holopainen R, Paukkunen M, Lausmaa M, Remes J, Booth N, Malmivaara A, Karppinen J
 
Review [online first; 9 April 2021]   pdf
Safety incidents associated with extended working hours. A systematic review and meta-analysis
Matre D, Skogstad M, Sterud T, Nordby K-C, Knardahl S, Christensen JO, Lie J-AS
 
Original article [online first; 31 March 2021]   pdf
Patterns of working hour characteristics and risk of sickness absence among shift-working hospital employees: a data-mining cohort study
Rosenström T, Härmä M, Kivimäki M, Ervasti J, Virtanen M, Hakola T, Koskinen A, Ropponen A
 
Original article [online first; 29 March 2021]   pdf
Occupational trajectories of working conditions in Sweden: Development trends in the workforce, 1997–2015
Corin L, Pousette A, Berglund T, Dellve L, Hensing G, Björk L
 
Original article [online first; 28 March 2021]   pdf
Efficacy of intermittent exposure to bright light for treating maladaptation to night work on a counterclockwise shift work rotation
Lammers-van der Holst HM, Wyatt JK, Horowitz TS, Wise JC, Wang W, Ronda JM, Duffy JF, Czeisler CA

Recent most cited articles in Scopus

The following list includes most cited articles published during the previous 36 months.

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34 citationsPrecarious employment and mental health: a systematic review and meta-analysis of longitudinal studies
Rönnblad T, Grönholm E, Jonsson J, Koranyi I, Orellana C, Kreshpaj B, Chen L, Stockfelt L, Bodin T
 
Review 2019;45(1):7-21   pdf full text
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23 citationsCurrent state of knowledge on the health effects of engineered nanomaterials in workers: a systematic review of human studies and epidemiological investigations
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Original article 2019;45(1):33-41   pdf full text
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19 citationsNight shift work and breast cancer risk: what do the meta-analyses tell us?
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18 citationsAssociation of changes in work shifts and shift intensity with change in fatigue and disturbed sleep: a within-subject study
Härmä M, Karhula K, Ropponen A, Puttonen S, Koskinen A, Ojajärvi A, Hakola T, Pentti J, Oksanen T, Vahtera J, Kivimäki M
 
Review 2020;46(3):235-247   pdf full text
17 citationsWhat is precarious employment? A systematic review of definitions and operationalizations from quantitative and qualitative studies
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