Explore the latest in occupational health, including recent advances in understanding employee and worker exposures and long-term health.
This Viewpoint discusses the barriers to physicians’ seeking treatment for depression, burnout, and suicide ideation; reviews the pros and cons of establishing a mental health screening protocol for physicans; and calls for research on the effect screening has on mental health outcomes.
This randomized clinical trial compares the effects of a multimodal program involving education and role-play in simulated patient care sequences vs no intervention on work-related stress and work-related outcomes among nurses working at adult intensive care units (ICUs) in France.
This study examines follow-up visit data from the all-male Normative Aging Study to assess the association of environmental exposures with changes in intraocular pressure among older men.
This cohort study examines the proportion of injured workers’ compensation claimants who filled an opioid prescription beyond 90 days from their time of injury and the factors associated with persistent opioid use.
This systematic review assesses how burnout among practicing physicians has been defined in the published medical literature and estimates its prevalence by definitions, assessment methods, and study quality.
This national survey study investigates changes in the proportion of hospitals requiring health care personnel to receive annual influenza vaccinations in 2013 and 2017 and compares the change among Veterans Affairs and non–Veterans Affairs hospitals.
This Viewpoint discusses how workplace lifestyle and health monitoring interventions can discourage and disengage employees when health measures fail to show positive change, and proposes that organizations develop coaching and psychological strategies to motivate employees who grow discouraged from an absence of clear change through their sense of failure.
This essay examines some of the ways that women clinicians face discrimination in the workplace.
This systematic review and meta-analysis estimates the prevalence of disabling work-related musculoskeletal disorders among at-risk physicians and to evaluate the scope of preventive efforts.
This study characterizes variations in duration, salary support, policy clarity, and constraints or prerequisites for childbearing and family leave policies at 12 top-tier US medical schools.
This study describes the demographic and radiographic characteristics of 416 coal miners with progressive massive pulmonary fibrosis (PMF) identified by pneumoconiosis screening as part of the US Coal Workers’ Health Surveillance Program.
This survey study examines skin cancer history, skin cancer screening, and sun protection habits among active Florida firefighters.
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