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Since 2011 SBU has had a mandate from the Swedish government to systematically assess the evidence associating occupational exposures to health issues. The objective of this review was to assess the scientific basis describing the influence of occupational exposures on cardiovascular disease.
How to cite this report: SBU. Occupational exposures and cardiovascular disease. Stockholm: Swedish Agency for Health Technology Assessment and Assessment of Social Services (SBU); 2015. SBU report no 240 (in Swedish).
presents a comprehensive, systematic assessment of available scientific evidence. The certainty of the evidence for each finding is systematically reviewed and graded. Full assessments include economic, social, and ethical impact analyses.
SBU assessments are performed by a team of leading professional practitioners and academics, patient/user representatives and SBU staff. Prior to approval and publication, assessments are reviewed by independent experts, SBU’s Scientific Advisory Committees and Board of Directors.
Töres Theorell (Chair), Stockholm University
Katarina Jood, University of Gothenburg
Joep Perk, Linnæus University
Lisbeth Slunga Järvholm, Umeå University
Eva Vingård, Uppsala University
Per-Olof Östergren, Lund University
Charlotte Hall (Project Director)
Therese Kedebring (Project Administrator)
Karin Stenström (Assistant Project Director)
Lena Wallgren (Scientific Writer)
Marie Österberg (Data Extraction to Tables)