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2020

Coal-mine fire-related fine particulate matter and medical-service utilization in Australia: a time-series analysis from the Hazelwood Health Study

Johnson, A. L., Gao, C. X., Dennekamp, M., Williamson, G. J., Carroll, M. TC., Dimitriadis, C., Dipnall, J. F., Ikin, J. F., Johnston, F. H., McFarlane, A. C., Sim, M. R., Stub, D. A., Abramson, M. J. & Guo, Y., 1 Feb 2020, In : International Journal of Epidemiology. 49, 1, p. 80-93 14 p.

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2 Citations (Scopus)

Predictive value of non-specific bronchial challenge testing for respiratory symptoms and lung function in aluminium smelter workers

Abramson, M. J., Gwini, S. M., De Klerk, N. H., Del Monaco, A., Dennekamp, M., Fritschi, L., Dimitriadis, C., Mohebbi, M., Musk, A. W. B. & Sim, M. R., 7 Apr 2020, (Accepted/In press) In : Occupational and Environmental Medicine. 5 p., 106344.

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1 Citation (Scopus)

The factors associated with distress following exposure to smoke from an extended coal mine fire

Broder, J. C., Gao, C. X., Campbell, T. C. H., Berger, E., Maybery, D., McFarlane, A., Tsoutsoulis, J., Ikin, J., Abramson, M. J., Sim, M. R., Walker, J., Luhar, A. & Carroll, M., Nov 2020, In : Environmental Pollution. 266, Pt 2, 9 p., 115131.

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2019

Differences Over Time in the Prognostic Effect of Return to Work Self-Efficacy on a Sustained Return to Work

Black, O., Sim, M. R., Collie, A. & Smith, P., Sep 2019, In : Journal of Occupational Rehabilitation. 29, 3, p. 660-667 8 p.

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Fine particulate matter exposure and medication dispensing during and after a coal mine fire: A time series analysis from the Hazelwood Health Study

Johnson, A. L., Dipnall, J. F., Dennekamp, M., Williamson, G. J., Gao, C. X., Carroll, M. T. C., Dimitriadis, C., Ikin, J. F., Johnston, F. H., McFarlane, A. C., Sim, M. R., Stub, D. A., Abramson, M. J. & Guo, Y., 1 Mar 2019, In : Environmental Pollution. 246, p. 1027-1035 9 p.

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6 Citations (Scopus)

Health Care Provider Communication and the Duration of Time Loss among Injured Workers: A Prospective Cohort Study

Lane, T. J., Lilley, R., Black, O., Sim, M. R. & Smith, P. M., 2019, In : Medical Care. 57, 9, p. 718-722 5 p.

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1 Citation (Scopus)

Mortality and cancer incidence among female Australian firefighters

Glass, D. C., Del Monaco, A., Pircher, S., Vander Hoorn, S. & Sim, M. R., Apr 2019, In : Occupational and Environmental Medicine. 76, 4, p. 215-221 7 p.

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1 Citation (Scopus)

Quality of Life in Gulf War Veterans: the Influence of Recency and Persistence of Psychiatric Morbidity

Wright, B. K., Kelsall, H. L., Sim, M. R. & Clarke, D. M., Mar 2019, In : Applied Research in Quality of Life. 14, 1, p. 23-38 16 p.

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Uncertainty Analysis of Mobile Phone Use and Its Effect on Cognitive Function: The Application of Monte Carlo Simulation in a Cohort of Australian Primary School Children

Brzozek, C., Benke, K. K., Zeleke, B. M., Croft, R. J., Dalecki, A., Dimitriadis, C., Kaufman, J., Sim, M. R., Abramson, M. J. & Benke, G., 8 Jul 2019, In : International Journal of Environmental Research and Public Health. 16, 13, 10 p., 2428.

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2018

A Prospective Cohort Study of the Impact of Return-to-Work Coordinators in Getting Injured Workers Back on the Job

Lane, T. J., Lilley, R., Hogg-Johnson, S., LaMontagne, A. D., Sim, M. R. & Smith, P. M., 2018, In : Journal of Occupational Rehabilitation. 28, 2, p. 298-306 9 p.

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10 Citations (Scopus)
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Efficacy of Low-Dose Amitriptyline for Chronic Low Back Pain: A Randomized Clinical Trial

Urquhart, D. M., Wluka, A. E., Van Tulder, M., Heritier, S., Forbes, A., Fong, C., Wang, Y., Sim, M. R., Gibson, S. J., Arnold, C. & Cicuttini, F. M., 1 Oct 2018, In : JAMA Internal Medicine. 178, 11, p. 1474-1481 8 p.

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8 Citations (Scopus)

Estimating transmitted power density from mobile phone: an epidemiological pilot study with a software modified phone

Bhatt, C. R., Redmayne, M., Abramson, M. J., Sim, M. R., Brzozek, C., Zeleke, B. M. & Benke, G., 1 Dec 2018, In : Australasian Physical and Engineering Sciences in Medicine. 41, 4, p. 985-991 7 p.

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1 Citation (Scopus)

Recall of mobile phone usage and laterality in young people: The multinational Mobi-Expo study

Goedhart, G., van Wel, L., Langer, C. E., de Llobet Viladoms, P., Wiart, J., Hours, M., Kromhout, H., Benke, G., Bouka, E., Bruchim, R., Choi, K. H., Eng, A., Ha, M., Huss, A., Kiyohara, K., Kojimahara, N., Krewski, D., Lacour, B., ‘t Mannetje, A., Maule, M. & 12 others, Migliore, E., Mohipp, C., Momoli, F., Petridou, E. T., Radon, K., Remen, T., Sadetzki, S., Sim, M., Weinmann, T., Cardis, E., Vrijheid, M. & Vermeulen, R., 1 Aug 2018, In : Environmental Research. 165, p. 150-157 8 p.

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6 Citations (Scopus)

Symptom attribution and treatment seeking in Australian veterans

Wright, B. K., Kelsall, H. L., Clarke, D. M., McFarlane, A. C. & Sim, M. R., 1 Mar 2018, (Accepted/In press) In : Journal of Health Psychology. 13 p.

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1 Citation (Scopus)

The Association Between Time Taken to Report, Lodge, and Start Wage Replacement and Return-to-Work Outcomes

Cocker, F., Sim, M. R., Kelsall, H. & Smith, P., 1 Jul 2018, In : Journal of Occupational and Environmental Medicine. 60, 7, p. 622-630 9 p.

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5 Citations (Scopus)

The impact of sustained hot weather on risk of acute work-related injury in Melbourne, Australia

McInnes, J. A., MacFarlane, E. M., Sim, M. R. & Smith, P., Feb 2018, In : International Journal of Biometeorology. 62, 2, p. 153-163 11 p.

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10 Citations (Scopus)

Workplace Social System and Sustained Return-to-Work: A Study of Supervisor and Co-worker Supportiveness and Injury Reaction

Jetha, A., LaMontagne, A. D., Lilley, R., Hogg-Johnson, S., Sim, M. & Smith, P., Sep 2018, In : Journal of Occupational Rehabilitation. 28, 3, p. 486-494 9 p.

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8 Citations (Scopus)
2017

A return-to-work self-efficacy scale for workers with psychological or musculoskeletal work-related injuries

Black, O., Sim, M. R., Collie, A. & Smith, P., 20 Feb 2017, In : Quality & Quantity. 51, 1, p. 413-424 12 p.

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4 Citations (Scopus)

Cohort profile: Workers' compensation in a changing Australian labour market: The return to work (RTW) study

Dimitriadis, C., Lamontagne, A. D., Lilley, R., Hogg-Johnson, S., Sim, M. & Smith, P., Nov 2017, In : BMJ Open. 7, 11, 9 p., e016366.

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8 Citations (Scopus)

Cohort Profile: The Australian Gulf War Veterans' Health Study cohort

Ilkin, J. F., Kelsall, H., McKenzie, D. P., Gwini, S. M., Forbes, A. B., Glass, D. C., McFarlane, A. C., Clarke, D., Wright, B., Del Monaco, A. & Sim, M. R., 1 Feb 2017, In : International Journal of Epidemiology. 46, 1, 31.

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3 Citations (Scopus)

Comparability of health service use by veterans with multisymptom illness and those with chronic diseases

Gwini, S. M., Forbes, A. B., Sim, M. R. & Kelsal, H. L., 1 Feb 2017, In : International Journal for Quality in Health Care. 29, 1, p. 90-97 8 p., mzw138.

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Comparison of two measures of work functioning in a population of claimants with physical and psychological injuries

Chambers, J. A., Smith, P. M., Sim, M. R. & LaMontagne, A. D., 1 Jan 2017, In : Quality & Quantity. 51, 1, p. 425-434 10 p.

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1 Citation (Scopus)

ELF exposure from mobile and cordless phones for the epidemiological MOBI-Kids study

Calderón, C., Ichikawa, H., Taki, M., Wake, K., Addison, D., Mee, T., Maslanyj, M., Kromhout, H., Lee, A-K., Sim, M. R., Wiart, J. & Cardis, E., 2017, In : Environment International. 101, p. 59-69 11 p.

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1 Citation (Scopus)

Epidemiological Differences between Localized and Nonlocalized Low Back Pain

Coggon, D., Ntani, G., Walker-Bone, K., Palmer, K. T., Felli, V. E., Harari, R., Barrero, L. H., Felknor, S. A., Gimeno, D., Cattrell, A., Vargas-Prada, S., Bonzini, M., Solidaki, E., Merisalu, E., Habib, R., Sadeghian, F., Kadir, M., Warnakulasuriya, S. S., Matsudaira, K., Nyantumbu, B. & 3 others, Sim, M. R., Kelsall, H. L. & Urquhart, D. M., 15 May 2017, In : Spine. 42, 10, p. 740-747 8 p.

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6 Citations (Scopus)

Immunological effects among workers who handle engineered nanoparticles

Glass, D. C., Mazhar, M., Xiang, S., Dean, P., Simpson, P., Priestly, B., Plebanski, M., Abramson, M., Sim, M. R. & Dennekamp, M., 1 Dec 2017, In : Occupational and Environmental Medicine. 74, 12, p. 868-876 9 p.

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9 Citations (Scopus)

Mortality and cancer incidence among male volunteer Australian firefighters

Glass, D. C., Del Monaco, A., Pircher, S., Hoorn, S. V. & Sim, M. R., 1 Sep 2017, In : Occupational and Environmental Medicine. 74, p. 628-638 12 p.

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8 Citations (Scopus)

Patterns of cellular phone use among young people in 12 countries: Implications for RF exposure

Langer, C. E., de Llobet, P., Dalmau, A., Wiart, J., Goedhart, G., Hours, M., Benke, G. P., Bouka, E., Bruchim, R., Choi, K. H., Eng, A., Ha, M., Karalexi, M., Kiyohara, K., Kojimahara, N., Krewski, D. R., Kromhout, H., Lacour, B., 't Mannetje, A., Maule, M. & 12 others, Migliore, E., Mohipp, C., Momoli, F., Petridou, E., Radon, K., Remen, T., Sadetzki, S., Sim, M. R., Weinmann, T., Vermeulen, R., Cardis, E. & Vrijheid, M., 2017, In : Environment International. 107, p. 65-74 10 p.

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12 Citations (Scopus)

Use of mobile and cordless phones and change in cognitive function: A prospective cohort analysis of Australian primary school children

Bhatt, C. R., Benke, G., Smith, C. L., Redmayne, M., Dimitriadis, C., Dalecki, A., Macleod, S., Sim, M. R., Croft, R. J., Wolfe, R., Kaufman, J. & Abramson, M. J., 19 Jun 2017, In : Environmental Health: A Global Access Science Source. 16, 1, 10 p., 62.

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9 Citations (Scopus)

Working in hot weather: A review of policies and guidelines to minimise the risk of harm to Australian workers

McInnes, J. A., MacFarlane, E. M., Sim, M. R. & Smith, P., 2017, In : Injury Prevention. 23, 5, p. 334-339 7 p.

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2016

Assessment of personal exposure from radiofrequency-electromagnetic fields in Australia and Belgium using on-body calibrated exposimeters

Bhatt, C. R., Thielens, A., Billah, B., Redmayne, M., Abramson, M. J., Sim, M. R., Vermeulen, R., Martens, L., Joseph, W. & Benke, G., 1 Nov 2016, In : Environmental Research. 151, p. 547-563 17 p.

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21 Citations (Scopus)

Childhood lead exposure, childhood trauma, substance use and subclinical psychotic experiences-a longitudinal cohort study

Galletly, C. A., Clark, L. S., McFarlane, A., Searle, A. K., Sawyer, M. G., Sim, M., Baghurst, P. A. & Van Hooff, M., 30 May 2016, In : Psychiatry Research. 239, p. 54-61 8 p.

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2 Citations (Scopus)

Classification of neck/shoulder pain in epidemiological research: A comparison of personal and occupational characteristics, disability, and prognosis among 12,195 workers from 18 countries

Sarquis, L. M., Coggon, D., Ntani, G., Walker-Bone, K., Palmer, K. T., Felli, V. E., Harari, R., Barrero, L. H., Felknor, S. A., Gimeno, D., Cattrell, A., Vargas-Prada, S., Bonzini, M., Solidaki, E., Merisalu, E., Habib, R., Sadeghian, F., Kadir, M., Warnakulasuriya, S. S. P., Matsudaira, K. & 37 others, Nyantumbu, B., Sim, M. R., Harcombe, H., Cox, K., Marziale, M. H., Harari, F., Freire, R., Harari, N., Monroy, M. V., Quintana, L. A., Rojas, M., Harris, E. C., Serra, C., Martinez, J. M., Delclos, G., Benavides, F. G., Carugno, M., Ferrario, M. M., Pesatori, A. C., Chatzi, L., Bitsios, P., Kogevinas, M., Oha, K., Freimann, T., Sadeghian, A., Peiris-John, R. J., Sathiakumar, N., Wickremasinghe, R. A., Yoshimura, N., Kelsall, H. L., Hoe, V. C. W., Urquhart, D. M., Derrett, S., McBride, D., Herbison, P., Gray, A. & Salazar Vega, E. J., 1 May 2016, In : Pain. 157, 5, p. 1028-1036 9 p.

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20 Citations (Scopus)

Cohort Profile: Health Watch-a 30-year prospective cohort study of Australian petroleum industry workers

Glass, D. C., Wood, E., Del Monaco, A. & Sim, M. R., 1 Jun 2016, In : International Journal of Epidemiology. 45, 3, p. 700-706 7 p.

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1 Citation (Scopus)

Compensation claims for occupational noise induced hearing loss between 1998 and 2008: Yearly incidence rates and trends in older workers

Radi, S., Benke, G., Schaafsma, F. & Sim, M., Apr 2016, In : Australian and New Zealand Journal of Public Health. 40, 2, p. 181-185 5 p.

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Descriptive Epidemiology of Somatising Tendency: Findings from the CUPID Study

Vargas-Prada, S., Coggon, D., Ntani, G., Walker-Bone, K., Palmer, K. T., Felli, V. E., Harari, R., Barrero, L. H., Felknor, S. A., Gimeno, D., Cattrell, A., Bonzini, M., Solidaki, E., Merisalu, E., Habib, R., Sadeghian, F., Masood Kadir, M., Warnakulasuriya, S. S. P., Matsudaira, K., Nyantumbu, B. & 37 others, Sim, M. R., Harcombe, H., Cox, K., Sarquis, L. M., Marziale, M. H., Harari, F., Freire, R., Harari, N., Monroy, M. V., Quintana, L. A., Rojas, M., Clare Harris, E., Serra, C., Miguel Martinez, J., Delclos, G., Benavides, F. G., Carugno, M., Ferrario, M. M., Pesatori, A. C., Chatzi, L., Bitsios, P., Kogevinas, M., Oha, K., Freimann, T., Sadeghian, A., Peiris-John, R. J., Sathiakumar, N., Rajitha Wickremasinghe, A., Yoshimura, N., Kelsall, H. L., Hoe, V. C. W., Urquhart, D. M., Derrett, S., McBride, D., Herbison, P., Gray, A. & Salazar Vega, E. J., 1 Apr 2016, In : PLoS ONE. 11, 4, 17 p., e0153748.

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6 Citations (Scopus)

Fine particulate matter (PM2.5) exposure during a prolonged wildfire period and emergency department visits for asthma

Haikerwal, A., Akram, M., Sim, M. R., Meyer, M., Abramson, M. J. & Dennekamp, M., Jan 2016, In : Respirology. 21, 1, p. 88-94 7 p.

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30 Citations (Scopus)

Is low-dose amitriptyline effective in the management of chronic low back pain? Study protocol for a randomised controlled trial

Urquhart, D. M., Wluka, A. E., Sim, M. R., van Tulder, M., Forbes, A., Gibson, S. J., Arnold, C., Fong, C., Anthony, S. N. & Cicuttini, F. M., 22 Oct 2016, In : Trials. 17, 1, 514.

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Major depression and depressive symptoms in Australian Gulf War veterans 20 years after the Gulf War

Ikin, J. F., McKenzie, D. P., Gwini, S. M., Kelsall, H. L., Creamer, M., McFarlane, A. C., Clarke, D. M., Wright, B. & Sim, M., 1 Jan 2016, In : Journal of Affective Disorders. 189, p. 77-84 8 p.

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9 Citations (Scopus)

Measuring personal exposure from 900 MHz mobile phone base stations in Australia and Belgium using a novel personal distributed exposimeter

Bhatt, C. R., Thielens, A., Redmayne, M., Abramson, M. J., Billah, B., Sim, M. R., Vermeulen, R., Martens, L., Joseph, W. & Benke, G., 1 Jul 2016, In : Environment International. 92-93, p. 388-397 10 p.

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15 Citations (Scopus)

Mortality and cancer incidence at a fire training college

Glass, D. C., Del Monaco, A., Pircher, S., Hoorn, S. V. & Sim, M. R., 1 Oct 2016, In : Occupational Medicine. 66, 7, p. 536-542 7 p.

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8 Citations (Scopus)

Mortality and cancer incidence in a cohort of male paid Australian firefighters

Glass, D. C., Pircher, S., Del Monaco, A., Vander Hoorn, S. & Sim, M. R., Nov 2016, In : Occupational and Environmental Medicine. 73, 11, p. 761-771 11 p.

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25 Citations (Scopus)

Multisymptom illness in gulf war veterans a systematic review and meta-analysis

Gwini, S. M., Forbes, A. B., Sim, M. R. & Kelsall, H. L., 17 Aug 2016, In : Journal of Occupational and Environmental Medicine. 58, 7, p. 659-667 9 p.

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6 Citations (Scopus)
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Stability of symptom patterns in Australian Gulf War veterans: 10-year longitudinal study

Gwini, S. M., Kelsall, H. L., Sim, M. R., Ikin, J. F., McFarlane, A. C. & Forbes, A. B., 2016, In : Occupational and Environmental Medicine. 73, p. 195-198 4 p.

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2 Citations (Scopus)

The long-term mental health impact of peacekeeping: Prevalence and predictors of psychiatric disorder

Forbes, D., O'Donnell, M., Brand, R. M., Korn, S., Creamer, M., McFarlane, A. C., Sim, M. R., Forbes, A. B. & Hawthorne, G., 1 Jan 2016, In : BJPsych Open. 2, 1, p. 32-37 6 p.

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6 Citations (Scopus)

Use of mobile and cordless phones and cognition in Australian primary school children: A prospective cohort study

Redmayne, M., Smith, C. L., Benke, G., Croft, R. J., Dalecki, A., Dimitriadis, C., Kaufman, J., MacLeod, S., Sim, M. R., Wolfe, R. & Abramson, M. J., 19 Feb 2016, In : Environmental Health: A Global Access Science Source. 15, 1, 10 p., 26.

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14 Citations (Scopus)
2015

Alcohol use and substance use disorders in Gulf War, Afghanistan, and Iraq War veterans compared with nondeployed military personnel

Kelsall, H. L., Wijesinghe, M. S. D., Creamer, M. C., McKenzie, D. P., Forbes, A. B., Page, M. J. & Sim, M. R., 2015, In : Epidemiologic Reviews. 37, p. 38 - 54 17 p.

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35 Citations (Scopus)