Current Occupational and Environmental Medicine, Fifth Edition
Now in a fifth edition, this popular occupational medicine reference offers a thorough, concise guide to the diagnosis and treatment of common occupational and environmental injuries and diseases.
Publication Date 2014 Format Softcover, 911 pages Product Code 32007
Environmental and Occupational Medicine, Fourth Edition
This classic text provides comprehensive coverage of all aspects of occupational and environmental medicine. It offers accurate, current information on the history, causes, prevention, and treatment of a wide range of environmental and occupational diseases and includes numerous case studies.
New to the fourth edition: more on gene-environment interactions; complete reorganization of the air pollution section; expanded coverage of government response to the field; new chapter on childrens' environmental health.
Publication Date 2007 Format Hardcover, 1900 pages, 430 illustrations, 340 tables Product Code 29037
Occupational Hearing Loss, Third Edition
Updated and revised, this comprehensive reference is written in clear and accessible language. Provides complete overview of the hazards of occupational noise exposure including causes of hearing loss, testing of hearing, and criteria to distinguish occupational hearing loss.
Publication Date 2006 Format Hardcover, 987 pages Product Code 31027
Environmental Health: From Global to Local, Third Edition
WATCH FOR NEW THIRD EDITION TO BE PUBLISHED IN EARLY 2016
Comprehensive and authoritative guide for students of public health, environmental health, preventive medicine, community health and environmental studies, this well-rounded text provides a multi-faceted view of environmental health and how it affects different regions, populations, and professions. The third edition offers new coverage of ecology, sustainability, and vulnerable populations, with integrated coverage of policy issues.
Format Hardcover, 800 pages Product Code 28106
Physical and Biological Hazards of the Workplace, Third Edition
All health professionals involved in worker health will be happy that this classic reference has now been updated in a third edition. This book functions both as an introduction to and review of physical and biological hazards:
- Provides updated information on protecting workers from proven and possible health risks from manual material handling, extremes of temperature and pressure, ionizing and non-ionizing (magnetic fields) radiation, shiftwork and more
- Details major changes in our understanding of biological hazards including Ebola, Chikungunya, Zika, HIV, Hepatitis C, Lyme disease, MERS-CoV, TB, and much more
- All infectious diseases have been updated from an occupational health perspective
- Includes practical guidance on how to set up medical surveillance for hazards and suggests preventive measures that can be used to reduce occupational diseases
Publication Date November 2016 Format Hardcover, 578 pages Product Code 28107
Climate Change and Public Health
RECIPIENT OF THE 2015 ENVIRONMENTAL HEALTH BOOK OF THE YEAR AWARD!
Climate change is causing a wide range of adverse health effects, including heat-related disorders, infectious diseases, respiratory and allergic disorders, malnutrition, mental health problems, and violence. The scientific bases for the association between climate change and health problems are evolving as are the strategies for adapting to climate change and mitigating the greenhouse gases, which are its primary cause.
Drawing on experience from 78 leading experts this book contains core information on climate change and its health consequences, including key strategies for adaptation and mitigation. Written primarily for mid-career professionals and students in public health and environmental sciences. Chapters are supplemented with case studies, graphs, tables and photographs.
Publication Date 2015 Format Softcover, 405 pages Product Code 24094
Occupational and Environmental Lung Diseases, Diseases from Work, Home, Outdoor and Other Exposures
This 2010 volume approaches occupational and environmental lung diseases from the starting point of the patient who comes to the physician with respiratory systems. Chapters in the book are arranged by job or exposure and divided into five sections: personal environment, home environment, other indoor environment, work environment, and general environment.
Each chapter is written by an expert in the specific topic and provides pragmatic information for the physician. Protocols for screening, testing, and identification of environmental triggers are reviewed. Cross-referenced appendices allow the practitioner to formulate appropriate investigations and diagnostic procedures.
Publication Date 2010 Format Hardcover, 492 pages Product Code 28095
Text Atlas of Emergency Medicine
This comprehensive textbook contains a valuable section covering toxicologic, environmental, and occupational medicine emergencies. Also covered are weapons of mass destruction. Extremely well-illustrated.
Publication Date 2005 Format Hardcover, 1074 pages Product Code 21073
Handbook of Environmental Health, Biological, Chemical, and Physical Agents of Environmentally Related Disease
Written by experts in the field, this 2-volume reference provides a basis for understanding the interactions between humans and the environment and how such interactions affect the health and welfare of individuals. Each volume includes a chapter on instrumentation, state-of-the-art graphics, a comprehensive bibliography, and an index. Volume II covers environmental issues such as toxic air pollutants and air quality control, risk assessment, solid and hazardous waste problems and controls, safe drinking water problems and standards, on-site and public sewage problems and control, plumbing hazards, air, water, and solid waste programs, technology transfer, geographic information systems and mapping, bioterrorism and security, disaster emergency health programs, and ocean dumping.
Publication Date 2002 Format Hardcover, 2 volumes Product Code 09079
Parkes' Occupational Lung Diseases Fourth Edition
Fully revised and incorporating leading research and evidence-based practice, this authoritative text on occupational lung disorders builds upon the fundamentals, including clinical, epidemiological, and predictive approaches. Covers interstitial and malignant diseases, airways diseases, and other respiratory issues such as diving, working at high altitudes, and abnormal sleep conditions. Long term conditions such as asthma and COPD are also covered.
Features a highly renowned team of international editors, authors, and key opinion leaders who offer a worldwide view to ensure the information is comprehensive, contemporary, and definitive.
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Publication Date November 2016 Format Hardcover, 547 pages Product Code 31034