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Author Baxter, Peter
Title Hunter's Diseases of Occupations
Imprint London : Taylor & Francis Group, 2010
©2010
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Edition 10th ed
Descript 1 online resource (1318 pages)
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Note Front Cover -- Book title -- Contents -- Contributors -- Preface -- List of abbreviations used -- PART ONE - GENERAL CONSIDERATIONS -- Section One: History and Development of Occupational Medicine -- 1 Donald Hunter and the history of occupational health: precedents and perspectives -- 2 The changing face of occupational diseases -- Section Two: Diagnosis of Occupational Disease -- 3 The occupational history -- 4 Occupational exposure to hazardous substances -- 5 Biological monitoring -- Section Three: Extent and Attribution of Occupational Disease -- 6 Epidemiological methods and evidence-based occupational medicine -- 7 Attribution of disease -- 8 Compensation schemes -- Section Four: Legal Issues -- 9 Medicolegal reports and the role of the expert witness -- PART TWO - DISEASES ASSOCIATED WITH CHEMICAL AGENTS -- Section One: Occupational Toxicology -- 10 Occupational toxicology: general principles -- 11 Risks and hazards in occupational and environmental exposures -- Section Two: Metals -- 12 Introduction -- 13 Aluminium -- 14 Antimony -- 15 Arsenic -- 16 Beryllium -- 17 Cadmium -- 18 Chromium -- 19 Cobalt -- 20 Copper -- 21 Gold -- 22 Iron -- 23 Lead -- 24 Magnesium -- 25 Manganese -- 26 Mercury -- 27 Molybdenum -- 28 Nickel -- 29 Phosphorus -- 30 Platinum group metals -- 31 Polonium -- 32 Silver -- 33 Thallium -- 34 Tin -- 35 Tungsten -- 36 Uranium -- 37 Vanadium -- 38 Zinc -- Section Three: Gases -- 39 Gases -- 40 Reactive airways dysfunction syndrome and irritant-induced asthma -- 41 Deliberate use of chemicals in warfare and by terrorists -- Section Four: Other Chemical Exposures -- 42 Organic chemicals -- 43 Pesticides and other agrochemicals -- 44 Welding -- 45 The semiconductor industry -- PART THREE - DISEASES ASSOCIATED WITH PHYSICAL AGENTS -- Section One: Noise -- 46 Sound, noise and the ear -- Section Two: Vibration
47 Hand-arm vibration syndrome -- 48 Whole body vibration -- Section Three: Heat and Cold -- 49 Heat and cold -- Section Four: Barometric Pressure -- 50 Diving and work at increased pressure -- 51 Working at high altitude -- 52 Flying and spaceflight -- Section Five: Radiation -- 53 Ionizing radiations -- 54 Non-ionizing radiation and the eye -- 55 Extremely low frequency electric and magnetic fields -- 56 Radiofrequency fields -- PART FOUR - DISEASES RELATED TO ERGONOMIC AND MECHANICAL FACTORS -- Section One: The Musculoskeletal System -- 57 Repeated movements and repeated trauma affecting the musculoskeletal system -- Section Two: Back and Spinal Pain -- 58 Occupational back pain -- PART FIVE - OCCUPATION AND TRANSMISSIBLE DISEASES -- Section One: Occupational Infections -- 59 Occupational infections -- 60 Zoonoses -- Section Two: Bioterrorism and Biotechnology -- 61 Bioterrorism -- 62 Genetic modification and biotechnology -- PART SIX - WORK AND MENTAL HEALTH -- Section One: Work and Stress -- 63 Introduction to work and stress -- 64 Work, stress and sickness absence: a psychosocial perspective -- 65 Mental health at work: psychological interventions -- Section Two: Work and Psychiatric Disorder -- 66 Work and psychiatric disorder: an evidence-based approach -- Section Three: Substance Abuse -- 67 Substance abuse and the workplace -- PART SEVEN - RESPIRATORY DISORDERS -- Section One: General Issues -- 68 Imaging in occupational lung disease -- 69 Work and chronic air flow limitation -- 70 Health effects of ultrafine/nanoparticles -- 71 Health effects related to non-industrial workplace indoor environments -- Section Two: Organic Dust Diseases -- 72 Occupational asthma -- 73 Byssinosis and other cotton-related diseases -- 74 Extrinsic allergic alveolitis -- Section Three: Inorganic Dust Diseases -- 75 Inorganic dusts: general aspects
76 Asbestos and asbestos-related diseases -- 77 Epidemiology of asbestos-related diseases -- 78 Other fibrous mineral dusts -- 79 Silica and silica-related diseases -- 80 Epidemiology of silica-related disease -- 81 Other non-fibrous mineral dusts -- 82 Metal dusts and fumes -- 83 Berylliosis -- PART EIGHT - OTHER EFFECTS OF WORKPLACE EXPOSURES -- Section One: Occupational Diseases of the Skin -- 84 Occupational diseases of the skin -- Section Two: Occupational Cancers -- 85 Occupational cancer: epidemiology, biological mechanisms and biomarkers -- Section Three: Other Systemic Effects -- 86 Nephrotoxic effects of workplace exposures -- 87 Neurotoxic effects of workplace exposures -- 88 Hepatotoxic effects of workplace exposure -- 89 Workplace exposures and reproductive health -- 90 Haemopoietic effects of workplace exposures: anaemias, leukaemias and lymphomas -- Section Four: Shift Work -- 91 Shift work and extended hours of work -- Index -- A -- B -- C -- D -- E -- F -- G -- H -- I -- J -- K -- L -- M -- N -- O -- P -- Q -- R -- S -- T -- U -- V -- W -- X -- Y -- Z -- Back Cover
PART ONE - GENERAL CONSIDERATIONSSection One: History and Development of Occupational MedicineDonald Hunter and the history of occupational health: precedents and perspectivesJoseph Melling and Tim CarterThe changing face of occupational diseasesPeter J Baxter, Tar-Ching Aw, Anne Cockcroft, Paul Durrington and J Malcolm HarringtonSection Two: Diagnosis of Occupational DiseaseThe occupational historyTar-Ching AwOccupational exposure to hazardous substancesJohn W Cherrie and Sean SempleBiological monitoringJohn Cocker and Howard J MasonSection Three: Extent and Attribution of Occupational DiseaseEpidemiological methods and evidence-based occupational medicineDavid CoggonAttribution of diseaseAnthony Newman Taylor and David CoggonCompensation schemesAnthony Newman Taylor and David WaltersSection Four: Legal IssuesMedicolegal reports and the role of the expert witnessDiana M KlossPART TWO - DISEASES ASSOCIATED WITH CHEMICAL AGENTSSection One: Occupational ToxicologyOccupational toxicology: general principlesPeter G Blain and Robert D JeffersonRisks and hazards in occupational and environmental exposuresRobert L MaynardSection Two: MetalsIntroductionTar-Ching AwAluminiumPerrine HoetAntimonyMalcolm R SimArsenicMalcolm R SimBerylliumLee S Newman and Holly M ChristensenCadmiumPerrine HoetChromiumTom SorahanCobaltPerrine HoetCopperPeter AggettGoldPeter LinnettIronPeter AggettLeadPeter J Baxter and Hideki IgisuMagnesiumPeter AggettManganeseGrant McMillan and Finlay D DickMercuryPeter J Baxter and Hideki IgisuMolybdenumMalcolm R SimNickelTom SorahanPhosphorusMalcolm R SimPlatinum group metalsPeter LinnettPoloniumIain BlairSilverPeter LinnettThalliumHideki Igisu and Tar-Ching AwTinTar-Ching Aw and Hideki IgisuTungstenPerrine HoetUraniumIain BlairVanadiumFinlay D DickZincPeter AggettSection Three: GasesGasesPeter J BaxterReactive airways dysfunction syndrome
and irritant-induced asthmaJon G AyresDeliberate use of chemicals in warfare and by terroristsRobert L MaynardSection Four: Other Chemical ExposuresOrganic chemicalsTiina Santonen, Antero Aitio and Harri VainioPesticides and other agrochemicalsIan Brown, Annalisa Chiodini, Chiara Somaruga and Claudio ColosioWeldingGrant McMillanThe semiconductor industryDavid Koh and Judy SngPART THREE - DISEASES ASSOCIATED WITH PHYSICAL AGENTSSection One: NoiseSound, noise and the earRichard T Ramsden and Shakeel R SaeedSection Two: VibrationHand-arm vibration syndromeIan J Lawson, Frank Burke, Kenneth L McGeoch,Tohr Nilsson and George ProudWhole body vibrationMassimo Bovenzi and Keith PalmerSection Three: Heat and ColdHeat and coldE Howard N OakleySection Four: Barometric PressureDiving and work at increased pressureStephen Watt and Andrew ColvinWorking at high altitudePeter JG ForsterFlying and spaceflightMike Gibson, David Gradwell and Alyson CalderSection Five: RadiationIonizing radiationsChris Sharp and Fred A Mettler JrNon-ionizing radiation and the eyeMichael E Boulton and David H SlineyExtremely low frequency electric and magnetic fieldsLeeka Kheifets and Gabor MezeiRadiofrequency fieldsGabor Mezei and Leeka KheifetsPART FOUR - DISEASES RELATED TO ERGONOMIC AND MECHANICAL FACTORSSection One: The Musculoskeletal SystemRepeated movements and repeated trauma affecting the musculoskeletal systemCyrus Cooper and Keith PalmerSection Two: Back and Spinal PainOccupational back painJos H Verbeek and Frederieke SchaafsmaPART FIVE - OCCUPATION AND TRANSMISSIBLE DISEASESSection One: Occupational InfectionsOccupational infectionsJulia Heptonstall and Anne CockcroftZoonosesAlastair Miller and Julia HeptonstallSection Two: Bioterrorism and BiotechnologyBioterrorismJulia HeptonstallGenetic modification and biotechnologyDavid RoomesPART SIX - WORK AND MENTAL HEALTHSection
One: Work and StressIntroduction to work and stressPeter Baxter, Tar-Ching Aw and Anne CockcroftWork, stress and sickness absence: a psychosocial perspectiveMaurice Lipsedge and Michael CalnanMental health at work: psychological interventionsAdrian NealSection Two: Work and Psychiatric DisorderWork and psychiatric disorder: an evidence-based approachNick Glozier, Max Henderson, Neil Greenberg and Simon OverlandSection Three: Substance AbuseSubstance abuse and the workplaceJonathan D ChickPART SEVEN - RESPIRATORY DISORDERSSection One: General IssuesImaging in occupational lung diseasePaul M TaylorWork and chronic air flow limitationDavid J HendrickHealth effects of ultrafine/nanoparticlesKen Donaldson, Robert J Aitken, Jon G Ayres, Brian G Miller and C Lang TranHealth effects related to non-industrial workplace indoor environmentsJouni JK Jaakkola and Maritta S JaakkolaSection Two: Organic Dust DiseasesOccupational asthmaPaul Cullinan and Anthony Newman TaylorByssinosis and other cotton-related diseasesCAC Pickering and Robert NivenExtrinsic allergic alveolitisPaul Cullinan and Anthony Newman TaylorSection Three: Inorganic Dust DiseasesInorganic dusts: general aspectsAnne CockcroftAsbestos and asbestos-related diseasesDavid Weill and Anne CockcroftEpidemiology of asbestos-related diseasesRobin M RuddOther fibrous mineral dustsAnne CockcroftSilica and silica-related diseasesAnne CockcroftEpidemiology of silica-related diseaseKyle SteenlandOther non-fibrous mineral dustsAnne CockcroftMetal dusts and fumesBenoit NemeryBerylliosisHolly M Christensen and Lee S NewmanPART EIGHT - OTHER EFFECTS OF WORKPLACE EXPOSURESSection One: Occupational Diseases of the SkinOccupational diseases of the skinJohn English and Jason WilliamsSection Two: Occupational CancersOccupational cancer: epidemiology, biological mechanisms and biomarkersManolis Kogevinas, J Malcolm
Harrington and Roel VermeulenSection Three: Other Systemic EffectsNephrotoxic effects of workplace exposuresRema Saxena, Pearl Pai and Gordon M BellNeurotoxic effects of workplace exposuresMichael J Aminoff and Marcello LottiHepatotoxic effects of workplace exposureThomas W Warnes and Alexander SmithWorkplace exposures and reproductive healthJens Peter BondeHaemopoietic effects of workplace exposures: anaemias, leukaemias and lymphomasEdward Gordon-Smith, Anthony Yardley-Jones and Atherton GraySection Four: Shift WorkShift work and extended hours of workGiovanni Costa, Simon Folkard and J Malcolm Harrington
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Electronic reproduction. Ann Arbor, Michigan : ProQuest Ebook Central, 2020. Available via World Wide Web. Access may be limited to ProQuest Ebook Central affiliated libraries
Link Print version: Baxter, Peter Hunter's Diseases of Occupations London : Taylor & Francis Group,c2010 9780340941669
Subject Diseases, Ergonomic factors.;Diseases, Mechanical factors;Occupational diseases
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Alt Author Aw, Tar-Ching
Cockcroft, Anne
Durrington, Paul
Harrington, J. Malcolm
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