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.


Gagnier JJ, Oltean H, van Tulder MW, Berman BM, Bombardier C, Robbins CB. Herbal medicine for low back pain: a Cochrane review. Spine. 2016;41(2):116-133. doi:10.1097/BRS.0000000000001310.
Engel L, Bar Y, Beaton DE, Green RE, Dawson DR. Identifying instruments to quantify financial management skills in adults with acquired cognitive impairments. Journal of Clinical and Experimental Neuropsychology. 2016;38(1):76-95. doi:10.1080/13803395.2015.1087468.
Robson LS, Amick B, Moser C, Pagell M, Mansfield E, Shannon HS, Swift MB, Hogg-Johnson S, Cardoso S, South H. Important factors in common among organizations making large improvement in OHS performance: results of an exploratory multiple case study. Safety Science. 2016;86:211-227. doi:10.1016/j.ssci.2016.02.023.
Tullar JM, Amick B, Brewer S, Diamond PM, Kelder SH, Mikhail O. Improve employee engagement to retain your workforce. Health Care Management Review. 2016;41(4):316-324. doi:10.1097/HMR.0000000000000079.
Lay AM, Saunders R, Lifshen M, Breslin FC, LaMontagne A, Tompa E, Smith PM. Individual, occupational, and workplace correlates of occupational health and safety vulnerability in a sample of Canadian workers. American Journal of Industrial Medicine. 2016;59(2):119-128. doi:10.1002/ajim.22535.
Brijnath B, Mazza D, Kosny A, Bunzli S, Singh N, Ruseckaite R, Collie A. Is clinician refusal to treat an emerging problem in injury compensation systems?. BMJ Open. 2016;6(1):. doi:10.1136/bmjopen-2015-009423.
Van Eerd D, Newman K, DeForge R, Urquhart R, Cornelissen E, Dainty KN. Knowledge brokering for healthy aging: a scoping review of potential approaches. Implementation Science. 2016;11(1):140. doi:10.1186/s13012-016-0504-5.
Amick B, McLeod CB, Bultmann U. Labor markets and health: an integrated life course perspective. Scandinavian Journal of Work, Environment & Health. 2016;42(4):346-353. doi:10.5271/sjweh.3567.
Furlan AD, Hassan S, Famiyeh IM, Wang W, Dhanju J. Long-term opioid use after discharge from inpatient musculoskeletal rehabilitation. Journal of Rehabilitation Medicine. 2016;48(5):464. doi:10.2340/16501977-2080.
Jetha A, Chen C, Mustard C, Ibrahim S, Bielecky A, Beaton DE, Smith PM. Longitudinal examination of temporality in the association between chronic disease diagnosis and changes in work status and hours worked. Occupational and Environmental Medicine. 2016;74:184. doi:10.1136/oemed-2016-103569.
Cote P, Wong JJ, Sutton D, Shearer HM, Mior S, Randhawa K, Ameis A, Carroll LJ, Nordin M, Yu H, Lindsay GM, Southerst D, Varatharajan S, Jacobs C, Stupar M, Taylor-Vaisey A, van der Velde G, Gross DP, Brison RJ, Paulden M, Ammendolia C, David CJ, Loisel P, Marshall S, Bohay RN, Stapleton J, Lacerte M, Krahn M, Salhany R. Management of neck pain and associated disorders: a clinical practice guideline from the Ontario Protocol for Traffic Injury Management (OPTIMa) Collaboration. European Spine Journal. 2016;25(7):2000-2022. doi:10.1007/s00586-016-4467-7.
Tompa E, Robson LS, Sarnocinska-Hart A, Klassen R, Shevchenko A, Sharma S, Hogg-Johnson S, Amick B, Johnston DA, Veltri A, Pagell M. Managing safety and operations: the effect of joint management system practices on safety and operational outcomes. Journal of Occupational & Environmental Medicine. 2016;58(3):e80-e89. doi:10.1097/JOM.0000000000000616.
Wong IS, Smith PM, Ibrahim S, Mustard C, Gignac MA. Mediating pathways and gender differences between shift work and subjective cognitive function. Occupational and Environmental Medicine. 2016;73(11):753-760. doi:10.1136/oemed-2016-103774.
Sutton D, Gross DP, Cote P, Randhawa K, Yu H, Wong JJ, Stern P, Varatharajan S, Southerst D, Shearer HM, Stupar M, Goldgrub R, van der Velde G, Nordin M, Carroll LJ, Taylor-Vaisey A. Multimodal care for the management of musculoskeletal disorders of the elbow, forearm, wrist and hand: a systematic review by the Ontario Protocol for Traffic Injury Management (OPTIMa) Collaboration. Chiropractic and Manual Therapies. 2016;24:8-. doi:10.1186/s12998-016-0089-8.
Pratt B, Cheesman J, Breslin FC, Do MT. Occupational injuries in Canadian youth: an analysis of 22 years of surveillance data collected from the Canadian Hospitals Injury Reporting and Prevention Program. Health Promotion and Chronic Disease Prevention in Canada. 2016;36(5):89-98.
Horppu R, Martimo KP, Viikari-Juntura E, Lallukka T, MacEachen E. Occupational physicians' reasoning about recommending early return to work with work modifications. PLoS One. 2016;11(7):e0158588-. doi:10.1371/journal.pone.0158588.
Beaton DE, Dyer S, Boonen A, Verstappen SM, Escorpizo R, Lacaille DV, Bosworth A, Gignac MA, Leong A, Purcaru O, Leggett S, Hofstetter C, Peterson IF, Tang K, Fautrel B, Bombardier C, Tugwell PS. OMERACT Filter evidence supporting the measurement of at-work productivity loss as an outcome measure in rheumatology research. Journal of Rheumatology. 2016;43(1):214-222. doi:10.3899/jrheum.141077.
Van Eerd D, Cole DC, Steenstra IA. Participatory ergonomics for return to work. In: Schultz IZ, Gatchel RJ, editors. Handbook of return to work: from research to practice. New York: Springer; 2016.
Sale JE, Gignac MA, Hawker G, Beaton DE, Frankel L, Bogoch E, Elliot-Gibson V. Patients do not have a consistent understanding of high risk for future fracture: a qualitative study of patients from a post-fracture secondary prevention program. Osteoporosis International. 2016;27(1):65-73. doi:10.1007/s00198-015-3214-y.
Armijo-Olivo S, Woodhouse LJ, Steenstra IA, Gross DP. Predictive value of the DASH tool for predicting return to work of injured workers with musculoskeletal disorders of the upper extremity. Occupational and Environmental Medicine. 2016;73:807-815. doi:10.1136/oemed-2016-103791.
MacEachen E, Kosny A. Qualitative evidence in occupational health. In: Olson K, Young RA, Schultz IZ, editors. Handbook of Qualitative Health Research for Evidence-Based Practice. York: Springer New; 2016.