The DOT Medical Examination: An Unofficial Guide to Commercial Drivers' Medical Certification, Sixth Edition
COMING IN JUNE 2017 - AVAILABLE AS A COMBINED PRINT AND ONLINE PACKAGE
An Essential Resource for DOT Medical Examiners - Thoroughly Revised and Updated!
First published 20 years ago, this now classic guide to the DOT medical examination by Dr. Natalie Hartenbaum has been thoroughly revised and updated. The Sixth edition of this invaluable handbook collates the most recent "official" guidance from FMCSA, recommendations from FMCSA advisory groups (that have not been formally adopted), and the medical literature, and clarifies many of the confusing issues that have arisen from the NRCME.
New in this edition - Important updates on:
- Sleep Apnea
- Seizures and hearing exemptions
- Diabetes exemptions
- Substance abuse
- Updated regulations, references, and forms
- Links to source documents
- Expansive Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs) section
Available as a package only in both print and electronic formats for the first time, the electronic version will be updated at least twice per year to keep you abreast of future changes in regulations and recommendations.
Format Soft Cover ISBN 9781883595791 Product Code 23104
The Medical Review Officer's Manual: MROCC'S Guide to Drug Testing, MROCC'S Guide to Drug Testing, Fifth Edition
PRINT & E-BOOK AVAILABLE NOW!
The most up-to-date resource for workplace drug testing and the best possible preparation for the MRO Certification Exam.
Written by a Medical Review Officer with years of experience "in the trenches", this clearly organized and indexed manual has set the standard of performance for MROs. The Medical Review Officer's Manual is a guidebook for everyone responsible for providing workplace drug and alcohol testing services. It offers practical instruction in exactly how to provide services and is an indispensible resource for new Medical Review Officers (MROs), experienced MROs, physicians training to serve as MROs, occupational medicine physicians, occupational health nurses, forensic toxicologists, third-party administrators, and employer health and safety professionals.
Publication Date November 2014 Format Softcover, 468 pages ISBN 978-1-883595-64-7 Product Code 23107
The Medical Review Officer Team Manual: MROCC's Guide for MROs and MRO Team Members, Second Edition
As demands for a safe and drug-free workplace grow, federal requirements and a burgeoning work load require that many medical review functions be carried out by Medical Review Officer Team members. This useful, up-to-the-minute manual has been created to help prepare MRO Team Members for certification and to keep the entire MRO team operating at a peak level of professionalism and efficiency. Offering a complete view of the medical review process, the Medical Review Officer Team Manual covers business, scientific, legal, ethical and logistical issues. Eighteen appendices and charts address every different function MRO Teams are required to perform.
Publication Date 2013 Format Softcover, 317 pages ISBN 978-1-883595-57-9 Product Code 23103
The Medical Review Officer 2-Book Combo Offer
Cover all the bases for the MRO and the MRO team and save 10% by buying both of our latest MRO books - THE MEDICAL REVIEW OFFICER'S MANUAL: MROCC'S GUIDE TO DRUG TESTING 5TH EDITION AND THE MEDICAL REVIEW OFFICER TEAM MANUAL 2ND EDITION.
Product Code 23351
Clinical Practice of Biological Monitoring
A practical and clinically relevant guide to selecting and interpreting the appropriate tests for biological monitoring. Covers human exposure to inorganic, organic, and organometallic substances from industrial and environmental sources. Includes a description of occupational and environmental toxicology basics as well as biological methods and objectives.
Details both the advantages and limitations of biological monitoring, including practical pre- and post-analytical considerations. Methods for assessing exposure are outlined and augmented with figures and tables.
Publication Date 2012 Format Softcover, 240 pages ISBN 978-1-883595-55-5 Product Code 23102
Effective Management of Health and Safety Programs, Third Edition
Here are the practical tools and guidance today's health and safety professional needs to effectively design, develop, manage, and evaluate health and safety programs.
This popular, practical guide for health and safety program managers has been revised in response to the recommendations of readers and faculty at graduate education institutions. The title has changed because users noted that the book's usefulness extends beyond environmental and occupational health and safety, offering information not usually emphasized in general health and safety training. Readers in all types of health and safety programs will find the current edition indispensable in enhancing their communication skills, time management capabilities, and abilities to gain support from decision makers and other senior managers in their organization. The material can be applied immediately to the reader's own job situation, a focus that has made the book uniquely valuable.
Publication Date 2008 Format Softcover, 480 pages ISBN 978-1-883595-50-0 Product Code 23097
Couturier's Occupational and Environmental Infectious Diseases,
Occupational and Environmental Infectious Diseases, edited by William E. Wright, MD, MPH, provides a comprehensive overview of the recognition, management, and prevention of infectious diseases in the workplace.
The Second Edition of this popular reference has been entirely updated and revised throughout. The addition of new material includes a completely new chapter on general travel medicine and prevention of illness, and includes expanded coverage of employee education issues and listings of Web resources. Rather than emphasizing theory, all chapters have been fully updated and enhanced to provide well-organized, practical, and relevant information. The emphasis has also been expanded to include more recognition that many infectious diseases are international or global problems.
An ideal resource for occupational health practitioners, the primary care physician, and the generalist, this new edition is a valuable tool in the ongoing effort to provide a safe and healthy workplace.
Publication Date 2009 Format Hardcover, 825 pages ISBN 978-1-883595-45-6 Product Code 23090
Low Back Pain: An Evidence-Based, Biopsychosocial Model for Clinical Management, 2nd Edition
Practical, Comprehensive and Up-To-Date!
How a physician understands, interacts, and communicates with a patient with musculoskeletal low back pain will have a powerful impact on the course of care and outcome, regardless of the diagnosis. The authors of the new second edition of Low Back Pain provide a unique and valuable perspective on the non-surgical management of this potentially disabling condition.
Publication Date 2008 Format Softcover, 385 pages ISBN 978-1-883595-49-4 Product Code 23095
Science on the Witness Stand: Evaluating Scientific Evidence in Law, Adjudication, and Policy
Science on the Witness Stand will be a welcome addition to the library of any medical or legal professional whose work involves presenting medical evidence in a legal context.
The book offers a complete look at the factors to be considered in a variety of legal proceedings, from claims adjudication to liability and other medical/legal proceedings. It begins by introducing an innovative approach the authors call evidence-based medical dispute resolution, then moves on to discuss the elements and logic to be presented in a medical opinion, the principles and procedures of civil litigation, and the jurist's view of scientific evidence. Issues of causality and admissibility of evidence and testimony are presented, along with individualized medical evaluation and personal risk, impairment, and evidentiary needs in environmental law and occupational health law.
Publication Date 2001 Format Softcover, 428 pages ISBN 978-1-883595-31-9 Product Code 23070
Concise Guide to Reading, Understanding, and Evaluating Medical Journal Articles
You have a short time to read and evaluate a journal article in an area that's vital to your practice, yet is filled with terminology you haven't come across before, haven't used in years, or is only vaguely familiar. What's the most efficient way to accomplish the task? Turn to Judith Green-McKenzie's time-saving guide. It offers a step-by-step approach to dissecting an article, a glossary of commonly used terms, methods for evaluating the validity of the results presented, and much more.
Publication Date 2006 Format Softcover, 128 pages ISBN 978-1-883595-46-3 Product Code 23093