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Current occupational & environmental medicine /
edited by Joseph LaDou.
edition
4th ed.
imprint
New York : McGraw-Hill, c2007.
description
xiv, 846 p. : ill. ; 24 cm.
ISBN
0071443134 (alk. paper), 9780071443135 (alk. paper)
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imprint
New York : McGraw-Hill, c2007.
isbn
0071443134 (alk. paper)
9780071443135 (alk. paper)
contents note
Section I. The Practice of Occupational & Environmental Medicine Section II. Occupational Injuries Section III. Occupational & Environmental Illnesses Section IV. Occupational & Environmental Exposures Section V. Program Management Section VI. Occupational & Environmental Health Appendix: Biostatistics & Epidemiology Index.
general note
"A Lange medical book."
catalogue key
6271434
 
Includes bibliographical references and index.
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"This book's appeal is to a broad range of professionals, certainly occupational and environmental medicine physicians and allied personnel. Its dual goals of being concise, yet comprehensive, will likely recommend it to primary care physicians and their consultants as well. 5 Stars! "-- Doody's Review Service
"This book's appeal is to a broad range of professionals, certainly occupational and environmental medicine physicians and allied personnel. Its dual goals of being concise, yet comprehensive, will likely recommend it to primary care physicians and their consultants as well.5 Stars!"--Doody's Review Service
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Summaries
Bowker Data Service Summary
This is a clinically-focused guide to common occupational and environmental illnesses, their diagnosis and treatment, and preventative and remedial measures in the workplace and community.
Long Description
Up-to-the-minute, thorough, clinical coverage of common and important occupational and environmental diseases, injuries, and exposuresComplete, yet concise, this clinically focused guide offers the definitive overview of common occupational and environmental illnesses, covering their diagnosis and treatment-plus preventive and remedial measures in the workplace and community. With its practical format and emphasis on fundamental topics, CURRENT Occupational and Environmental Medicine is just as essential for students and residents as it is for practicing physicians. You can count on the new fourth edition to deliver the bottom-line answers you need to stay on track in this complex, fast-breaking field.Features The latest OSHA/NIOSH guidelines for occupational exposure standards Detailed diagnostic checklist for major diseases, injuries, and exposure that help expedite diagnosis and treatment The most clinically relevant perspectives on disability prevention-required reading for the occupational physician Skill-building insights on the importance of ergonomics in the workplace A step-by-step review of how to effectively manage an occupational health and safety program Details on substance abuse and employee assistance programs, health risk analysis, and the legal aspects of occupational and environmental medicine Preventive approaches to terrorist attacks on industry Information-packed primer on epidemiology and biostatistics for the occupational and environmental health specialist Up-to-date references with PMID numbers and peer-reviewed websites
Main Description
Comprehensive guidance on the diagnosis and treatment of patients with occupational injuries and illnesses Written by clinicians for clinicians, Current Occupational and Environmental Medicine provides a complete guide to common occupational and environmental illnesses, their diagnosis and treatment, and preventative and remedial measures in the workplace and community. The text's broad coverage and focus and fundamentals makes it perfect for students and residents. The new Fourth Edition has been updated to include the latest OSHA/NIOSH guidelines for occupational exposure standards and a thoroughly updated discussion of the diagnosis and treatment of common and important occupational and environmental diseases.
Main Description
"The best single resource available to newcomers in the field" - Doody's (4-star rcview) "Excellent and detailed" - Patient Care Includes peer-reviewed websites Market: Medical students, residents, clinicians, and Emergency Physicians
Main Description
Up-to-the-minute, thorough, clinical coverage of common and important occupational and environmental diseases, injuries, and exposures Complete, yet concise, this clinically focused guide offers the definitive overview of common occupational and environmental illnesses, covering their diagnosis and treatment-plus preventive and remedial measures in the workplace and community. With its practical format and emphasis on fundamental topics, CURRENT Occupational and Environmental Medicine is just as essential for students and residents as it is for practicing physicians. You can count on the new fourth edition to deliver the bottom-line answers you need to stay on track in this complex, fast-breaking field. Features The latest OSHA/NIOSH guidelines for occupational exposure standards Detailed diagnostic checklist for major diseases, injuries, and exposure that help expedite diagnosis and treatment The most clinically relevant perspectives on disability prevention-required reading for the occupational physician Skill-building insights on the importance of ergonomics in the workplace A step-by-step review of how to effectively manage an occupational health and safety program Details on substance abuse and employee assistance programs, health risk analysis, and the legal aspects of occupational and environmental medicine Preventive approaches to terrorist attacks on industry Information-packed primer on epidemiology and biostatistics for the occupational and environmental health specialist Up-to-date references with PMID numbers and peer-reviewed websites
Main Description
Up-to-the-minute, thorough, clinical coverage of common and important occupational and environmental diseases, injuries, and exposures Complete, yet concise, this clinically focused guide offers the definitive overview of common occupational and environmental illnesses, covering their diagnosis and treatment-plus preventive and remedial measures in the workplace and community. With its practical format and emphasis on fundamental topics, CURRENT Occupational and Environmental Medicine is just as essential for students and residents as it is for practicing physicians. You can count on the new fourth edition to deliver the bottom-line answers you need to stay on track in this complex, fast-breaking field. Features: The latest OSHA/NIOSH guidelines for occupational exposure standards Detailed diagnostic checklist for major diseases, injuries, and exposure that help expedite diagnosis and treatment The most clinically relevant perspectives on disability prevention-required reading for the occupational physician Skill-building insights on the importance of ergonomics in the workplace A step-by-step review of how to effectively manage an occupational health and safety program Details on substance abuse and employee assistance programs, health risk analysis, and the legal aspects of occupational and environmental medicine Preventive approaches to terrorist attacks on industry Information-packed primer on epidemiology and biostatistics for the occupational and environmental health specialist Up-to-date references with PMID numbers and peer-reviewed websites
Main Description
Up-to-the-minute, thorough, clinical coverage of common and important occupational and environmental diseases, injuries, and exposuresComplete, yet concise, this clinically focused guide offers the definitive overview of common occupational and environmental illnesses, covering their diagnosis and treatment-plus preventive and remedial measures in the workplace and community. With its practical format and emphasis on fundamental topics, CURRENT Occupational and Environmental Medicine is just as essential for students and residents as it is for practicing physicians. You can count on the new fourth edition to deliver the bottom-line answers you need to stay on track in this complex, fast-breaking field.Features: The latest OSHA/NIOSH guidelines for occupational exposure standards Detailed diagnostic checklist for major diseases, injuries, and exposure that help expedite diagnosis and treatment The most clinically relevant perspectives on disability prevention-required reading for the occupational physician Skill-building insights on the importance of ergonomics in the workplace A step-by-step review of how to effectively manage an occupational health and safety program Details on substance abuse and employee assistance programs, health risk analysis, and the legal aspects of occupational and environmental medicine Preventive approaches to terrorist attacks on industry Information-packed primer on epidemiology and biostatistics for the occupational and environmental health specialist Up-to-date references with PMID numbers and peer-reviewed websites
Table of Contents
Authorsp. vii
Prefacep. xiii
Occupational Healthp. 1
The Practice of Occupational Medicinep. 1
The Occupational Medical Historyp. 7
Workers' Compensationp. 3
Disability Prevention & Managementp. 21
Liability Issues in Occupational Medicinep. 36
Occupational Injuriesp. 45
Musculoskeletal Injuriesp. 45
Peripheral Nerve Injuriesp. 72
Eye Injuriesp. 78
Facial Injuriesp. 94
Hearing Lossp. 104
Injuries Caused by Physical Hazardsp. 122
Ergonomics & the Prevention of Occupational Injuriesp. 151
Occupational Illnessesp. 175
Clinical Toxicologyp. 175
Clinical Immunologyp. 185
Occupational Hematologyp. 208
Occupational Cancerp. 224
Occupational Infectionsp. 262
Occupational Skin Disordersp. 280
Upper Respiratory Tract Disordersp. 298
Occupational Lung Diseasesp. 310
Cardiovascular Toxicologyp. 334
Liver Toxicologyp. 345
Renal Toxicologyp. 363
Neurotoxicologyp. 373
Female Reproductive Toxicologyp. 384
Male Reproductive Toxicologyp. 400
Occupational Exposuresp. 413
Metalsp. 413
Chemicalsp. 439
Solventsp. 481
Gases & Other Airborne Toxicantsp. 515
Pesticidesp. 532
Program Managementp. 579
Occupational Stressp. 579
Substance Abuse & Employee Assistance Programsp. 595
Occupational Safetyp. 602
Industrial (Occupational) Hygienep. 613
Biological Monitoringp. 629
Environmental Healthp. 641
Environmental Exposures & Controlsp. 641
Routine Industrial Emissions, Accidental & Intentional Releases, & Hazardous Wastep. 661
Outdoor Air Pollutionp. 702
Smoking & Occupational Healthp. 710
Building-Associated Illnessp. 718
Water Pollutionp. 730
Multiple Chemical Sensitivityp. 749
Disease Surveillance Systemsp. 757
Health Risk Assessmentp. 775
Biostatistics & Epidemiologyp. 789
Indexp. 813
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