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1.  Anyone for teno? 
PMCID: PMC1007922  PMID: 3689713
3.  COSHH and the NHS. 
PMCID: PMC1009863  PMID: 2590639
7.  Danger: children at work. 
PMCID: PMC1007948  PMID: 3342197
15.  Methylene chloride burns. 
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PMCID: PMC1009322  PMID: 6743591
22.  Occupational health in the new NHS. 
PMCID: PMC1039246  PMID: 1599866
23.  Delpech and the origins of occupational psychiatry. 
Auguste-Louis Delpech (1818-80) has been remembered principally as the author of the first detailed description of the serious consequences of exposure to carbon disulphide. A close reading of his work suggests that his reputation has been seriously undervalued. The subsequent development of occupational psychiatry, with its emphasis on the distinction between the organic and the functional, may be traced through publications on carbon disulphide. It is argued that a contemporary approach to occupational psychiatry is long overdue.
PMCID: PMC1035131  PMID: 2183876
24.  Occupational arthropathy: evidence from the past. 
The relation between osteoarthritis and occupation was examined in a group of skeletons from the crypt of Christ Church, Spitalfields, in east London used for burial between 1729 and 1869. Of the total of 968 discrete skeletons excavated, 367 had legible coffin plates giving details of name, age, sex, and date of death. Various sources were used to find the occupations of the group for which these details were known. As many of those buried in the crypt were Huguenots interest centred on the relation between weaving and osteoarthritis of the hands but none was found using a case-control study. Further analyses failed to show a relation between occupation and osteoarthritis of the shoulder or osteoarthritis at any site. There was a statistically significant association between non-manual occupations and osteoarthritis of the spine, the reasons for which are not yet clear.
PMCID: PMC1009797  PMID: 2818978
25.  Organic solvents and presenile dementia: a case referent study using death certificates. 
Occupational exposure to organic solvents has been implicated in the development of "presenile dementia" in several studies. The death certificates of all men aged under 65 dying in England and Wales bearing presenile dementia as cause of death were collected for the years 1970-9 (n = 557): control death certificates were obtained, matched for age and sex. No significant differences were found between the groups as regards estimated occupational exposure to either organic solvents or lead.
PMCID: PMC1007817  PMID: 3567100

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