CURRENT Occupational and Environmental Medicine, 5th Edition

Book Description

A thorough, concise, up-to-date guide to the diagnosis and treatment of common occupational and environmental injuries and diseases

A Doody's Core Title for 2017!

Coverage includes:

  • Chapters on how to conduct an occupational and environmental medical history, examine the patient, evaluate exposures, and prevent further injury and illness
  • New methods of disability and the important role that physicians can play in preventing disability
  • Practical information on the toxic properties and clinical manifestation of common industrial materials
  • Techniques to prevent acute and cumulative workplace-related injuries
  • Detailed discussion of international occupational and environmental health, and issues of worker migration
  • An appendix that concisely introduces the important topics of biostatistics and epidemiology


The definitive overview of common occupational and environmental illnesses

NEW CHAPTERS on health records, the management of chronic pain, violence in the workplace, terrorism preparedness, disease surveillance, and chemical policy

Valuable to practicing physicians as well as students and residents

Table of Contents

Section I. Occupational Health
Chapter 1. The Practice Of Occupational Medicine
Chapter 2. International Occupational And Environmental Health
Chapter 3. Migration And Occupational Health
Chapter 4. The Occupational & Environmental Medical History
Chapter 5. Electronic Health Records
Chapter 6. Workers’ Compensation
Chapter 7. Disability Management & Prevention

Section II. Occupational Injuries
Chapter 8. Musculoskeletal Injuries
Chapter 9. Shoulder, Elbow, & Hand Injuries
Chapter 10. Back And Lower Extremity Injuries
Chapter 11. Management Of Chronic Pain
Chapter 12. Eye Injuries
Chapter 13. Hearing Loss
Chapter 14. Injuries Caused By Hazards
Chapter 15. Ergonomics & The Prevention Of Occupational Injuries

Section III. Occupational Illnesses
Chapter 16. Medical Toxicology
Chapter 17. Clinical Immunology
Chapter 18. Occupational Hematology
Chapter 19. Occupational Cancer
Chapter 20. Occupational Infections
Chapter 21. Occupational Skin Disorders
Chapter 22. Upper Respiratory Tract Disorders
Chapter 23. Occupational Lung Diseases
Chapter 24. Cardiovascular Toxicology
Chapter 25. Liver Toxicology
Chapter 26. Renal Toxicology
Chapter 27. Neurotoxicology
Chapter 28. Female Reproductive Toxicology
Chapter 29. Male Reproductive Toxicology

Section IV. Occupational and Environmental Exposures
Chapter 30. Metals
Chapter 31. Chemicals
Chapter 32. Solvents
Chapter 33. Gases & Other Airborne Toxicants
Chapter 34. Pesticides

Section V. Program Management
Chapter 35. Occupational Mental Health & Workplace Violence
Chapter 36. Substance Use Disorders
Chapter 37. Cbrne Preparedness
Chapter 38. Occupational Safety
Chapter 39. Industrial (Occupational) Hygiene
Chapter 40. Disease Surveillance
Chapter 41. Medical Surveillance
Chapter 42. Biologic Monitoring

Section VI. Environmental Health
Chapter 43. Of Environmental Health
Chapter 44. International Chemicals Policy, Health, And Human Rights
Chapter 45. Industrial Emissions, Accidental Releases, & Hazardous Waste
Chapter 46. Outdoor Pollution
Chapter 47. Building-Associated Illness
Chapter 48. Water Pollution
Chapter 49. Multiple Chemical Sensitivity
Chapter 50. Health Assessment

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