CONTENTS — volume 40, no 1, 2014

Published: 01 Jan 2014


National variations in back pain: Ecological fallacy or cultural differences?


The association between long working hours and health: A systematic review of epidemiological evidence
Occupational chronic obstructive pulmonary disease: a systematic literature review

Original article

Musculoskeletal pain in Europe: the role of personal, occupational, and social risk factors
Effect of the Danish return-to-work program on long-term sickness absence: results from a randomized controlled trial in three municipalities
Effect of systematic ergonomic hazard identification and control implementation on musculoskeletal disorder and injury risk
Work–home interference and its prospective relation to major depression and treatment with antidepressants
Patient transfers and assistive devices: prospective cohort study on the risk for occupational back injury among healthcare workers
Changes in working conditions and subsequent sickness absence


Commentary triggered by the Individual Participant Data Meta-Analysis Consortium study of job strain and myocardial infarction risk

Discussion paper

Randomized controlled trials are needed to close the evidence gap in the prevention of preterm birth

Letter to the Editor

What is the true prevalence of carpal tunnel syndrome among US workers?
The prevalence and incidence of carpal tunnel syndrome in US working populations
Who needs selection bias?

Book review

Current topics in occupational epidemiology