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Title Textbook of clinical occupational and environmental medicine [electronic resource]
Imprint Philadelphia : Elsevier Saunders, 2005
book jacket
Edition 2nd ed. / edited by Linda Rosenstock ... [et al.]
Descript xviii, 1338 p. : ill
Note Includes bibliographical references and index
Sect. 1. Principles and practice. Introduction to occupational and environmental medicine -- Occupational and environmental medicine: the historical perspective -- Approach to the patient -- Principles of industrial hygiene -- Toxicology -- Epidemiology -- Biologic markers in occupational and environmental medicine -- Impairment and disability -- Social issues in the practice of occupational and environmental medicine -- Susceptible populations -- Occupational and environmental health and safety in developing countries -- Sect. 2. Work sectors and special populations. Agricultural workers -- Mining -- Construction industry hazards -- Office and service workers -- Manufacturing sector -- Occupational medicine in the healthcare industry -- Work sectors of emerging importance -- Sect. 3. Occupational diseases and injuries. Diseases of the lung and pleura --
Disorders of the eye, ear nose and throat -- Disorders of the blood and blood-forming organs -- Occupational infectious diseases -- Musculoskeletal disorders -- Cardiovascular disorders -- Renal and bladder disorders -- Gastrointestinal disorders -- Endocrine and reproductive disorders -- Neurologic and psychiatric disorders -- Dermatologic diseases -- Cancer -- Occupational injuries -- Sect. 4. Hazards in the workplace and the environment. Mechanical stressors -- Radiation -- Thermal stressors -- Noise -- Baromedicine -- Biologic factors -- Psychologic stressors and work -- Metals and related compounds -- Organic solvents and related compounds -- Chemicals in the plastics, synthetic textiles, and rubber industries -- Organic nitrogen compounds -- Metal working fluids -- Oils and petroleum derivatives -- Persistent organic pollutants -- Mineral dusts: asbestos, silica, coal, manufactured fibers -- Toxic gases --
Pesticides and related compounds -- Low-level environmental exposures -- Exposures in indoor environments -- Exposures in outdoor air -- Hazardous waste -- Environmental aspects of food safety -- Occupational and environmental exposures to waterborne microbial diseases -- Sect. 5. Policy, regulation and control. Ethics in occupational medicine -- Occupational end environmental legislation, regulation, and litigation in the United States -- Legal and regulatory issues in the workplace -- Integrating clinical care with prevention of occupational illness and injury -- Communication and assessment of risk
Electronic reproduction. Amsterdam : Elsevier Science & Technology, 2009. Mode of access: World Wide Web. System requirements: Web browser. Title from title screen (viewed on May 15, 2009). Access may be restricted to users at subscribing institutions
Link Original 0721689744 9780721689746 (OCoLC)56649743
Subject Occupational Diseases
Environmental Exposure
Environmental Medicine
Environmental Pollutants
Occupational Medicine
Médecine du travail
Maladies professionnelles
Hygiène industrielle
Medicine, Industrial
Occupational diseases
Industrial hygiene
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Alt Author Rosenstock, Linda
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Alt Title Clinical occupational and environmental medicine
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