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Individual and organizational influences of the professional quality of life of Florida public safety personnel
(International Journal of Emergency Services, 2019)
PURPOSE Public safety personnel (law enforcement, firefighters, emergency medical services and dispatchers) face work environments which are high stress. These can lead to burnout, secondary traumatic stress and a reduction ...
Comparison of multiple chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) indices in Chinese COPD patients
(The Korean Academy of Tuberculosis and Respiratory Diseases, 2018-04)
BACKGROUND Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) is a serious chronic condition with a global impact. Symptoms of COPD include progressive dyspnea, breathlessness, cough, and sputum production, which have a ...
Return on Investment of free colorectal cancer screening tests in a primarily rural uninsured or underinsured population in northeast Texas
BACKGROUND Colorectal cancer (CRC) is the third most common cancer in the USA. Its economic impact is extensive, and preventive screening services are warranted to help prevent it. OBJECTIVE We sought to examine the ...
Emergency medical service personnel injury and fatality in the United States
(Journal of Epidemiological Research, 2018-05-23)
INTRODUCTION: Emergency Medical Services (EMS) personnel comprise an intricate part of the public safety net in the US. The purpose of this study was to synthesize data sources to understand the major workplace dangers ...
Colorectal cancer education and screening program for the un- or under- insured in a primarily rural setting in Northeast Texas: Design and methods
(The Company of Scientists, 2019-10-20)
Background: Although early detection and screening for colorectal cancer saves lives, screening rates remain suboptimal, especially for minorities, underserved populations, older adults (>60), men, un/under insured, and ...