Journal articles

This database lists peer-reviewed journal articles, books and book chapters that include an Institute for Work & Health (IWH) scientist or researcher (past or present) as an author. Clicking any title will allow you to view a detailed citation and, if available, an abstract. For journal articles by IWH and non-IWH researchers in the areas of occupational health and safety, return to work, workers' compensation, public health and others within the IWH mandate, see our Research Alerts.


Furlan AD, Díaz S, CarolA, Macdougall P, Allen M. Self-reported practices in opioid management of chronic noncancer pain: an updated survey of Canadian family physicians. Journal of Clinical Medicine. 2020;9(10):E3304. doi:10.3390/jcm9103304.
Furlan AD, Chou R, Harbin S, Pardo J. The 22nd anniversary of the Cochrane Back and Neck Group. Spine. 2020;45(19):E1249–E1255. doi:10.1097/BRS.0000000000003626.
Shahidi FV, Muntaner C, Shankardass K, Quiñonez C, Siddiqi A. The effect of welfare reform on the health of the unemployed: evidence from a natural experiment in Germany. Journal of Epidemiology and Community Health. 2020;74(3):211-218. doi:10.1136/jech-2019-213151.
Bonaccio S, Connelly CE, Gellatly IR, Jetha A, Martin Ginis KA. The participation of people with disabilities in the workplace across the employment cycle: employer concerns and research evidence. Journal of Business and Psychology. 2020;35:135-158. doi:10.1007/s10869-018-9602-5.
Jetha A, Martin Ginis KA, Ibrahim S, Gignac MA. The working disadvantaged: the role of age, job tenure and disability in precarious work. BMC Public Health. 2020;20(1):1900. doi:10.1186/s12889-020-09938-1.
Choi K, Maas E, Koehoorn M, McLeod CB. Time to return to work following workplace violence among direct healthcare and social workers. Occupational and Environmental Medicine. 2020;77(3):160-167. doi:10.1136/oemed-2019-106211.
Premji S, Kosny A, Yanar B, Begum M. Tool for the meaningful consideration of language barriers in qualitative health research. Qualitative Health Research. 2020;30(2):167-181. doi:10.1177/1049732319856303.
Yanar B, Robson LS, Tonima S, Amick B. Understanding the organizational performance metric, an occupational health and safety management tool, through workplace case studies. International Journal of Workplace Health Management. 2020;13(2):117-138. doi:10.1108/IJWHM-09-2018-0126.
Macpherson RA, Amick B, Collie A, Hogg-Johnson S, Koehoorn M, Smith PM, McLeod CB. Urban-rural differences in the duration of injury-related work disability in six Canadian provinces. Journal of Occupational and Environmental Medicine. 2020;62(5):e200-e207. doi:10.1097/JOM.0000000000001850.
Tayer-Shifman OE, Green R, Beaton DE, Ruttan L, Wither JE, Tartaglia MC, Kakvan M, Lombardi S, Anderson N, Su J, Bonilla D. Validity evidence for the use of automated neuropsychologic assessment metrics as a screening tool for cognitive impairment in systemic lupus erythematosus. Arthritis Care and Research. 2020;72(12):1809-1819. doi:10.1002/acr.24096.
McHale P, Pennington A, Mustard C, Mahood Q, Andersen I, Jensen NK, Burstrom B, Thielen K, Harber-Aschan L, McAllister A, Whitehead M, Barr B. What is the effect of changing eligibility criteria for disability benefits on employment? A systematic review and meta-analysis of evidence from OECD countries. PLoS ONE. 2020;15(12):e0242976. doi:10.1371/journal.pone.0242976.
Gourdeau J, Fingold A, Colantonio A, Mansfield E, Stergiou-Kita M. Workplace accommodations following work-related mild traumatic brain injury: what works?. Disability and Rehabilitation. 2020;42(4):552-561. doi:10.1080/09638288.2018.1503733.


Nowak LL, Davis AM, Mamdani M, Beaton DE, Kennedy CA, Schemitsch E. A systematic review and standardized comparison of available evidence for outcome measures used to evaluate proximal humerus fracture patients. Journal of Orthopaedic Trauma. 2019;33(7):e256-e262. doi:10.1097/BOT.0000000000001462.
Hylkema TH, Stevens M, Selzer F, Amick B, Katz JN, Brouwer S. Activity impairment and work productivity loss after total knee arthroplasty: a prospective study. Journal of Arthroplasty. 2019;34(11):2637-2645. doi:10.1016/j.arth.2019.06.015.
Breslin FC, Dollack J, Mahood Q, Maas E, Laberge M, Smith PM. Are new workers at elevated risk for work injury? A systematic review. Occupational & Environmental Medicine. 2019;76(9):694-701. doi:10.1136/oemed-2018-105639.
Shafi R, Smith PM, Colantonio A. Assault predicts time away from work after claims for work-related mild traumatic brain injury. Occupational & Environmental Medicine. 2019;76(7):471-478. doi:10.1136/oemed-2018-105621.
Sritharan J, Macleod JS, Dakouo M, McLeod CB, Peter A, Demers P. Breast cancer risk by occupation and industry in women and men: results from the Occupational Disease Surveillance System (ODSS). American Journal of Industrial Medicine. 2019;62(3):205-211. doi:10.1002/ajim.22942.
Díaz S, Zhao J, Cronin S, Jaglal SB, Bombardier C, Furlan AD. Changes in opioid prescribing behaviors among family physicians who participated in a weekly tele-mentoring program. Journal of Clinical Medicine. 2019;9(1):E14. doi:10.3390/jcm9010014.
Russell E, Kosny A. Communication and collaboration among return-to-work stakeholders. Disability & Rehabilitation. 2019;41(22):2630-2639. doi:10.1080/09638288.2018.1472815 .