The DOT Medical Examination: An Unofficial Guide to Commercial Drivers' Medical Certification, Sixth Edition

Natalie P. Hartenbaum, MD MPH, Editor

Price: $160.00

COMING IN EARLY AUGUST 2017 - AVAILABLE AS A PACKAGE ONLY IN BOTH PRINT AND ELECTRONIC FORMATS
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.

Completely revised and updated, this title combines under one cover the latest information available to assist DOT medical examiners in evaluating a commercial driver's fitness to drive. The DOT Medical Examination gives you all the information you need to conduct an efficient, accurate examination of a commercial driver.
Table of Contents I. THE EXAMINATION PROCESS
  1. Commercial Driver Medical Qualification: Past, Present, and Future
  2. The Examination
  3. Regulations, Advisory Criteria, Interpretations, and Frequently Asked Questions
  4. II. SPECIFIC MEDICAL CONDITIONS
  5. Cardiovascular Disorders
  6. Pulmonary Disorders
  7. Musculoskeletal Disorders
  8. Neurologic Disorders
  9. Endocrine Disorders
  10. Psychiatric Disorders
  11. Renal Disease
  12. Substance Abuse and Medical Use
III. COMMERCIAL DRIVERS' HEALTH: RISKS AND HAZARDSIndex
Format Soft Cover print book with digital access
ISBN 9781883595791
Product Code 23104
ABOUT THE EDITORNatalie P. Hartenbaum, MD, MPH, FACOEM, is President and Chief Medical Officer at OccuMedix, Inc. Dr. Hartenbaum has been an invited witness by the National Transportation Safety Board in hearings on safety issues concerning the medical certification of commercial drivers and has written and lectured extensively on the issue of medical fitness in the transportation industry.
Eric Wood, MD, MPH is Deputy Director of the University of Utah's Rocky Mountain Center for Occupational and Environmental Health. He is also Director of Occupational Medicine, and Director of the Occupational Medicine Residency Program at the University of Utah.
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