Maritta Jaakkola (Oulu University Finland)


Maritta is a consultant chest physician with training in occupational lung diseases and in particular epidemiology. She is professor of medicine in Oulu. Main interest is in the occupational and environmental origins of asthma and COPD. She collaborates with the evaluation of FEV1 and PEF monitoring in the UK and Finland.


Maritta is involved with the following papers on occupational asthma.

Abstract Available for Asthma control and cold weather-related respiratory symptoms Hyrkäs H, Ikäheimo TM, Jaakkola JJ, Jaakkola MS. , Asthma control and cold weather-related respiratory symptoms , Respir Med, 2016;113:1-7,DOI: 10.1016/j.rmed.2016.02.005
Maritta Jaakkola, Oulu University Finland, an author of 'Asthma control and cold weather-related respiratory symptoms' Jouni Jaakkola, Institute of Occupational and Environmental Medicine, Birmingham, an author of 'Asthma control and cold weather-related respiratory symptoms'

Abstract Available for Shift work effects on serial PEF measurements for occupational asthma Moore VC, Jaakkola MS, Burge CBSG, Pantin CFA, Robertson AS, Burge PS, Shift work effects on serial PEF measurements for occupational asthma, Occup Med, 2012;62:525-532,
Sherwood Burge, Oasys, an author of 'Shift work effects on serial PEF measurements for occupational asthma' Charles Pantin, Keele, UK, an author of 'Shift work effects on serial PEF measurements for occupational asthma' Vicky Moore, Oasys, an author of 'Shift work effects on serial PEF measurements for occupational asthma' Cedd Burge, Oasys, an author of 'Shift work effects on serial PEF measurements for occupational asthma' Alastair Robertson, Selly Oak Hospital, an author of 'Shift work effects on serial PEF measurements for occupational asthma' Maritta Jaakkola, Oulu University Finland, an author of 'Shift work effects on serial PEF measurements for occupational asthma'

Full Text Available for Is diurnal PEF variation sensitive and specific for the diagnosis of occupational asthma? Moore V, Jaakkola M, Burge CBSG, Robertson A, Pantin C, Burge PS, Is diurnal PEF variation sensitive and specific for the diagnosis of occupational asthma?, Eur Respir J, 2011;supplement:1,
Sherwood Burge, Oasys, an author of 'Is diurnal PEF variation sensitive and specific for the diagnosis of occupational asthma?' Charles Pantin, Keele, UK, an author of 'Is diurnal PEF variation sensitive and specific for the diagnosis of occupational asthma?' Vicky Moore, Oasys, an author of 'Is diurnal PEF variation sensitive and specific for the diagnosis of occupational asthma?' Cedd Burge, Oasys, an author of 'Is diurnal PEF variation sensitive and specific for the diagnosis of occupational asthma?' Alastair Robertson, Selly Oak Hospital, an author of 'Is diurnal PEF variation sensitive and specific for the diagnosis of occupational asthma?' Maritta Jaakkola, Oulu University Finland, an author of 'Is diurnal PEF variation sensitive and specific for the diagnosis of occupational asthma?'

Full Text Available for A Systematic Review of Serial Peak Expiratory Flow
Measurements in the Diagnosis of Occupational Asthma Moore VC, Jaakkola MS, Burge PS, A Systematic Review of Serial Peak Expiratory Flow Measurements in the Diagnosis of Occupational Asthma, Annals of Respiratory Medicine, 2010;1:31-44,
Sherwood Burge, Oasys, an author of 'A Systematic Review of Serial Peak Expiratory Flow
Measurements in the Diagnosis of Occupational Asthma' Vicky Moore, Oasys, an author of 'A Systematic Review of Serial Peak Expiratory Flow
Measurements in the Diagnosis of Occupational Asthma' Maritta Jaakkola, Oulu University Finland, an author of 'A Systematic Review of Serial Peak Expiratory Flow
Measurements in the Diagnosis of Occupational Asthma'

Full Text Available for Two variants of occupational asthma separable by exhaled breath nitric oxide level Moore VC, Anees W, Jaakkola MS, Burge CB, Robertson AS, Burge PS, Two variants of occupational asthma separable by exhaled breath nitric oxide level, Respir Med, 2010;104:873-879,
Sherwood Burge, Oasys, an author of 'Two variants of occupational asthma separable by exhaled breath nitric oxide level' Wasif Anees, Oasys, an author of 'Two variants of occupational asthma separable by exhaled breath nitric oxide level' Vicky Moore, Oasys, an author of 'Two variants of occupational asthma separable by exhaled breath nitric oxide level' Cedd Burge, Oasys, an author of 'Two variants of occupational asthma separable by exhaled breath nitric oxide level' Alastair Robertson, Selly Oak Hospital, an author of 'Two variants of occupational asthma separable by exhaled breath nitric oxide level' Maritta Jaakkola, Oulu University Finland, an author of 'Two variants of occupational asthma separable by exhaled breath nitric oxide level'

Abstract Available for Do long periods off work in peak expiratory flow monitoring improve the sensitivity of occupational asthma diagnosis? Moore VC, Jaakkola MS, Burge CBSG, Pantin CFA, Robertson AS, Burge PS, Do long periods off work in peak expiratory flow monitoring improve the sensitivity of occupational asthma diagnosis?, Occup Environ Med, 2010;67:562-567,
Sherwood Burge, Oasys, an author of 'Do long periods off work in peak expiratory flow monitoring improve the sensitivity of occupational asthma diagnosis?' Charles Pantin, Keele, UK, an author of 'Do long periods off work in peak expiratory flow monitoring improve the sensitivity of occupational asthma diagnosis?' Vicky Moore, Oasys, an author of 'Do long periods off work in peak expiratory flow monitoring improve the sensitivity of occupational asthma diagnosis?' Cedd Burge, Oasys, an author of 'Do long periods off work in peak expiratory flow monitoring improve the sensitivity of occupational asthma diagnosis?' Alastair Robertson, Selly Oak Hospital, an author of 'Do long periods off work in peak expiratory flow monitoring improve the sensitivity of occupational asthma diagnosis?' Maritta Jaakkola, Oulu University Finland, an author of 'Do long periods off work in peak expiratory flow monitoring improve the sensitivity of occupational asthma diagnosis?'

Full Text Available for A New Diagnostic Score for Occupational Asthma Moore VC, Jaakkola MS, Burge CBSG, Robertson AS, Pantin CF, Vellore AD, Burge PS, A New Diagnostic Score for Occupational Asthma, Chest, 2009;135:307-314,
Sherwood Burge, Oasys, an author of 'A New Diagnostic Score for Occupational Asthma' Charles Pantin, Keele, UK, an author of 'A New Diagnostic Score for Occupational Asthma' Vicky Moore, Oasys, an author of 'A New Diagnostic Score for Occupational Asthma' Cedd Burge, Oasys, an author of 'A New Diagnostic Score for Occupational Asthma' Alastair Robertson, Selly Oak Hospital, an author of 'A New Diagnostic Score for Occupational Asthma' Arun Dev Vellore, Oasys, an author of 'A New Diagnostic Score for Occupational Asthma' Maritta Jaakkola, Oulu University Finland, an author of 'A New Diagnostic Score for Occupational Asthma'

Full Text Available for PEF analysis requiring shorter records for occupational asthma diagnosis Moore VC, Jaakkola MS, Burge CBSG, Pantin CF, Robertson AS, Vellore AD, Burge PS, PEF analysis requiring shorter records for occupational asthma diagnosis, Occup Med (London), 2009;59:413-417,
Sherwood Burge, Oasys, an author of 'PEF analysis requiring shorter records for occupational asthma diagnosis' Charles Pantin, Keele, UK, an author of 'PEF analysis requiring shorter records for occupational asthma diagnosis' Vicky Moore, Oasys, an author of 'PEF analysis requiring shorter records for occupational asthma diagnosis' Cedd Burge, Oasys, an author of 'PEF analysis requiring shorter records for occupational asthma diagnosis' Alastair Robertson, Selly Oak Hospital, an author of 'PEF analysis requiring shorter records for occupational asthma diagnosis' Arun Dev Vellore, Oasys, an author of 'PEF analysis requiring shorter records for occupational asthma diagnosis' Maritta Jaakkola, Oulu University Finland, an author of 'PEF analysis requiring shorter records for occupational asthma diagnosis'

Abstract Available for Respiratory and skin effects of exposure to wood dust from the rubber tree Hevea brasiliensis Sripaiboonkij P, Phanprasit W, Jaakkola MS, Respiratory and skin effects of exposure to wood dust from the rubber tree Hevea brasiliensis, Occup Environ Med, 2009;66:442-447,
Maritta Jaakkola, Oulu University Finland, an author of 'Respiratory and skin effects of exposure to wood dust from the rubber tree Hevea brasiliensis'

Abstract Available for Serial PEF measurement is superior to cross-shift change in diagnosing occupational asthma Park D, Moore VC, Burge CBSG, Jaakkola MS, Robertson AS, Burge PS, Serial PEF measurement is superior to cross-shift change in diagnosing occupational asthma, Eur Respir J, 2009;34:574-578,
Sherwood Burge, Oasys, an author of 'Serial PEF measurement is superior to cross-shift change in diagnosing occupational asthma' Vicky Moore, Oasys, an author of 'Serial PEF measurement is superior to cross-shift change in diagnosing occupational asthma' Cedd Burge, Oasys, an author of 'Serial PEF measurement is superior to cross-shift change in diagnosing occupational asthma' Alastair Robertson, Selly Oak Hospital, an author of 'Serial PEF measurement is superior to cross-shift change in diagnosing occupational asthma' Maritta Jaakkola, Oulu University Finland, an author of 'Serial PEF measurement is superior to cross-shift change in diagnosing occupational asthma' Dan Park, Birmingham Heartlands Hospital, an author of 'Serial PEF measurement is superior to cross-shift change in diagnosing occupational asthma'

Abstract Available for Serial lung function variability using four portable logging meters Moore VC, Parsons NR, Jaakkola MS, Burge CBSG, Pantin CF, Robertson AS, Burge PS, Serial lung function variability using four portable logging meters, J Asthma, 2009;46:961-966,
Sherwood Burge, Oasys, an author of 'Serial lung function variability using four portable logging meters' Charles Pantin, Keele, UK, an author of 'Serial lung function variability using four portable logging meters' Vicky Moore, Oasys, an author of 'Serial lung function variability using four portable logging meters' Cedd Burge, Oasys, an author of 'Serial lung function variability using four portable logging meters' Alastair Robertson, Selly Oak Hospital, an author of 'Serial lung function variability using four portable logging meters' Maritta Jaakkola, Oulu University Finland, an author of 'Serial lung function variability using four portable logging meters'

Full Text Available for Fifteen-year trends in occupational asthma: data
from the Shield surveillance scheme Bakerly ND, Moore VC, Vellore AD, Jaakkola MS, Robertson AS, Burge PS, Fifteen-year trends in occupational asthma: data from the Shield surveillance scheme, Occup Med (London), 2008;58:169-174,
Sherwood Burge, Oasys, an author of 'Fifteen-year trends in occupational asthma: data
from the Shield surveillance scheme' Vicky Moore, Oasys, an author of 'Fifteen-year trends in occupational asthma: data
from the Shield surveillance scheme' Alastair Robertson, Selly Oak Hospital, an author of 'Fifteen-year trends in occupational asthma: data
from the Shield surveillance scheme' Arun Dev Vellore, Oasys, an author of 'Fifteen-year trends in occupational asthma: data
from the Shield surveillance scheme' Maritta Jaakkola, Oulu University Finland, an author of 'Fifteen-year trends in occupational asthma: data
from the Shield surveillance scheme' Nawar Bakerly, Birmingham Heartlands Hospital, an author of 'Fifteen-year trends in occupational asthma: data
from the Shield surveillance scheme'

Full Text Available for Standards of care for occupational asthma Fishwick D, Barber CM, Bradshaw LM, Harris-Roberts J, Francis M, Naylor S, Ayres J, Burge PS, Corne JM, Cullinan P, Frank TL, Hendrick D, Hoyle J, Jaakkola M, Newman Taylor AJ, Nicholson P, Niven R, Standards of care for occupational asthma, Thorax, 2008;63:240-250,
Paul Cullinan, Royal Brompton Hospital, London, UK, an author of 'Standards of care for occupational asthma' Tony Pickering, Wythenshawe Hospital, Manchester, UK, an author of 'Standards of care for occupational asthma' Joanne Harris-Roberts (nee Elms), HSL, Buxton, UK, an author of 'Standards of care for occupational asthma' Andrew Curran, HSL, Sheffield, UK, an author of 'Standards of care for occupational asthma' David Fishwick, Royal Hallamshire Hospital, Sheffield, UK, an author of 'Standards of care for occupational asthma' Chris Stenton, Newcastle upon Tyne, UK, an author of 'Standards of care for occupational asthma' Sherwood Burge, Oasys, an author of 'Standards of care for occupational asthma' Roger Rawbone, Retired - ex Health and Safety Executive, an author of 'Standards of care for occupational asthma' Lisa Bradshaw, Health and Safety Laboratories, an author of 'Standards of care for occupational asthma' Maritta Jaakkola, Oulu University Finland, an author of 'Standards of care for occupational asthma' Jon Ayres, University of Birmingham, an author of 'Standards of care for occupational asthma' Tony Newman Taylor, Royal Brompton Hospital, London, an author of 'Standards of care for occupational asthma' Paul Nicholson, Procter And Gamble Occupational Health, an author of 'Standards of care for occupational asthma' Chris Warburton, Liverpool, an author of 'Standards of care for occupational asthma' Jennifer Hoyle, North Manchester General Hospital, an author of 'Standards of care for occupational asthma' David Hendrick, Newcastle-upon-Tyne, an author of 'Standards of care for occupational asthma' Chris Barber, Health and Safety Laboratories, Buxton, an author of 'Standards of care for occupational asthma' Mandy Francis, Health and Safety Laboratories, an author of 'Standards of care for occupational asthma' Rob Niven, Wythenshawe Hospital, Manchester, an author of 'Standards of care for occupational asthma'

Full Text Available for Respiratory effects of occupational exposures in a milk powder factory Sripaiboonkij P, Phanprasit W, Jaakkola MS, Respiratory effects of occupational exposures in a milk powder factory, Eur Respir J, 2008;31:807-814,
Maritta Jaakkola, Oulu University Finland, an author of 'Respiratory effects of occupational exposures in a milk powder factory'

Full Text Available for Clinical investigation of an outbreak of alveolitis and asthma in a car engine manufacturing plant Robertson W, Robertson A, Burge CB, Moore V, Jaakkola MS, Dawkins PA, Burd M, Rawbone R, Gardner I, Kinoulty M, Crook B, Evans GS, Harris-Roberts J, Rice SB, Burge PS, Clinical investigation of an outbreak of alveolitis and asthma in a car engine manufacturing plant, Thorax, 2007;62:981-990,
Sherwood Burge, Oasys, an author of 'Clinical investigation of an outbreak of alveolitis and asthma in a car engine manufacturing plant' Vicky Moore, Oasys, an author of 'Clinical investigation of an outbreak of alveolitis and asthma in a car engine manufacturing plant' Cedd Burge, Oasys, an author of 'Clinical investigation of an outbreak of alveolitis and asthma in a car engine manufacturing plant' Alastair Robertson, Selly Oak Hospital, an author of 'Clinical investigation of an outbreak of alveolitis and asthma in a car engine manufacturing plant' Arun Dev Vellore, Oasys, an author of 'Clinical investigation of an outbreak of alveolitis and asthma in a car engine manufacturing plant' Roger Rawbone, Retired - ex Health and Safety Executive, an author of 'Clinical investigation of an outbreak of alveolitis and asthma in a car engine manufacturing plant' Maritta Jaakkola, Oulu University Finland, an author of 'Clinical investigation of an outbreak of alveolitis and asthma in a car engine manufacturing plant' Wendy Robertson, Public Health, Warwick University, an author of 'Clinical investigation of an outbreak of alveolitis and asthma in a car engine manufacturing plant' Paul Dawkins, University Hospital Birmingham, an author of 'Clinical investigation of an outbreak of alveolitis and asthma in a car engine manufacturing plant' Gareth Evans, HSL, Buxton, an author of 'Clinical investigation of an outbreak of alveolitis and asthma in a car engine manufacturing plant'

Full Text Available for A new diagnostic test for occupational asthma utilising the difference
in hourly peak expiratory flow between work and rest days Moore VC, Jaakkola MS, Burge CBSG, Pantin CF, Robertson AS, Burge PS, A new diagnostic test for occupational asthma utilising the difference in hourly peak expiratory flow between work and rest days, ERS Congress, 2007;-:-,
Sherwood Burge, Oasys, an author of 'A new diagnostic test for occupational asthma utilising the difference
in hourly peak expiratory flow between work and rest days' Charles Pantin, Keele, UK, an author of 'A new diagnostic test for occupational asthma utilising the difference
in hourly peak expiratory flow between work and rest days' Vicky Moore, Oasys, an author of 'A new diagnostic test for occupational asthma utilising the difference
in hourly peak expiratory flow between work and rest days' Cedd Burge, Oasys, an author of 'A new diagnostic test for occupational asthma utilising the difference
in hourly peak expiratory flow between work and rest days' Alastair Robertson, Selly Oak Hospital, an author of 'A new diagnostic test for occupational asthma utilising the difference
in hourly peak expiratory flow between work and rest days' Maritta Jaakkola, Oulu University Finland, an author of 'A new diagnostic test for occupational asthma utilising the difference
in hourly peak expiratory flow between work and rest days'

Full Text Available for Respiratory effects of exposure to methacrylates among dental assistants Jaakkola MS, Leino T, Tammilehto L, Ylostalo P, Kuosma E, Alanko K, Respiratory effects of exposure to methacrylates among dental assistants, Allergy, 2007;62:648-654,
Maritta Jaakkola, Oulu University Finland, an author of 'Respiratory effects of exposure to methacrylates among dental assistants'

Full Text Available for 15 Years of SHIELD: a reporting scheme for occupational asthma Moore V, Robertson A, Jaakkola M, Pantin C, Burge PS, 15 Years of SHIELD: a reporting scheme for occupational asthma, Eur Respir J Suppl, 2006;28:245s,
Sherwood Burge, Oasys, an author of '15 Years of SHIELD: a reporting scheme for occupational asthma' Charles Pantin, Keele, UK, an author of '15 Years of SHIELD: a reporting scheme for occupational asthma' Vicky Moore, Oasys, an author of '15 Years of SHIELD: a reporting scheme for occupational asthma' Alastair Robertson, Selly Oak Hospital, an author of '15 Years of SHIELD: a reporting scheme for occupational asthma' Maritta Jaakkola, Oulu University Finland, an author of '15 Years of SHIELD: a reporting scheme for occupational asthma'

Abstract Available for Specific bronchial challenge testing to metal working fluid Vellore AD, Moore VC, Robertson AS, Robertson W, Jaakkola MS, Burge PS, Specific bronchial challenge testing to metal working fluid, Eur Respir J Suppl, 2006;28:245s,
Sherwood Burge, Oasys, an author of 'Specific bronchial challenge testing to metal working fluid' Vicky Moore, Oasys, an author of 'Specific bronchial challenge testing to metal working fluid' Alastair Robertson, Selly Oak Hospital, an author of 'Specific bronchial challenge testing to metal working fluid' Arun Dev Vellore, Oasys, an author of 'Specific bronchial challenge testing to metal working fluid' Maritta Jaakkola, Oulu University Finland, an author of 'Specific bronchial challenge testing to metal working fluid' Wendy Robertson, Public Health, Warwick University, an author of 'Specific bronchial challenge testing to metal working fluid'

Full Text Available for Occupation and Asthma: A Population-based Incident Case-Control Study Jaakkola JJK, Piipari R, Jaakkola MS, Occupation and Asthma: A Population-based Incident Case-Control Study, Am J Epidemiol, 2003;158:981-987,
Maritta Jaakkola, Oulu University Finland, an author of 'Occupation and Asthma: A Population-based Incident Case-Control Study' Jouni Jaakkola, Institute of Occupational and Environmental Medicine, Birmingham, an author of 'Occupation and Asthma: A Population-based Incident Case-Control Study'

No Abstract Available for Office equipment and supplies: a modern occupational health concern? Jaakkola MS, Jaakkola JJ, Office equipment and supplies: a modern occupational health concern?, Am J Epidemiol, 1999;150:1223-1228,
Maritta Jaakkola, Oulu University Finland, an author of 'Office equipment and supplies: a modern occupational health concern?' Jouni Jaakkola, Institute of Occupational and Environmental Medicine, Birmingham, an author of 'Office equipment and supplies: a modern occupational health concern?'

No Abstract Available for Asthma caused by occupational exposure to pectin Jaakkola MS, Tammivaara R, Tuppurainen M, Lahdenne L, Tupasela O, Keskinen H, Asthma caused by occupational exposure to pectin, J Allergy Clin Immunol, 1997;100:575-576,
Maritta Jaakkola, Oulu University Finland, an author of 'Asthma caused by occupational exposure to pectin'

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