Sharing JEMS in occupational cohort studies: what if measurement data are not available?
- 1Western Australian Institute for Medical Research, University of Western Australia, Perth, Australia
- 2Bremen Institute for Prevention Research and Social Medicine, Bremen, Germany
- Correspondence to Dr Lin Fritschi, Cancer Epidemiology, Western Australian Institute for Medical Research, Ground Floor, B Block, Perth, Western Australia 6009, Australia;
Contributors LF and TB drafted the article and BM reviewed it for content.
- Accepted 14 May 2012
- Published Online First 19 June 2012
- retrospective exposure assessment
- general expertise
- organ system
- disease type
- exposure assessment
- hygiene/occupational hygiene
We thank Dr Kromhout for his thoughtful comments on our article ‘Sharing the knowledge gained from occupational cohort studies: A call for action’, which were both recently published in OEM.1 ,2
However, we think that his commentary requires some additional explanations as it seems to disregard some of the arguments we expressed in our article. Dr Kromhout states that we are suggesting that by using OccIDEAS, all problems …