Instant Medical Surveillance: The Evaluation of Biological and Chemical Dangers, Second Edition
This Second Edition contains completely new sections on:
• Smoking, Obesity, and Lifestyles in the Workplace
• Disaster Management including general principles and specific suggestions for both made-made and natural disasters.
• A number of chemicals have been added including cobalt, hydrogen sulfide, mercaptans, and a discussion of the recent OSHA standard for Chromium (6)
• Wherever possible, Internet addresses have been added to simplify searches for further information.
• Reviews have been added of the current status of such issues as Avian flu, West Nile Virus, and food flavoring issues.
Also exclusive to this edition is an extensive Appendix that contains all relevant OSHA forms and required questionnaires for such subjects as:
• Bloodborne Pathogens Standard Model Exposure Control Plan
• Cotton Dust
• Methylene Chloride
• Respiratory Protection Standard
All that is built on top of the already packed pages of the first edition that provides the latest information on medical surveillance for chemical and other toxic substances, infectious and allergenic agents, and physical hazards found in the workplace.
Throughout, Instant Medical Surveillance presents the essential information in a way that is easy to understand, not only for those who are trained in medicine, nursing, or industrial hygiene, but also for other professionals such as human resources personnel and attorneys.
Publication Date 2007 Format Softcover, 428 pages ISBN 978-1-883595-47-0 Product Code 23094
Guide to the Medical Evaluation for Respirator Use
For the first time in one convenient resource all the information you need to set up, conduct, and audit a program for the medical evaluation of workers for respirator use.
Publication Date 2000 Format Softcover, 332 pages ISBN 1-883595-30-4 Product Code 23068
Instant Medical Spanish for the Care of Workers
- The only medical Spanish book that specifically deals with work-related injuries and occupational medicine
- Offers pocket-sized convenience and quick, easy access to key medical terms in Spanish
- Organizes correct phrases for treatment in a logical sequence
- Gives you samples of all the forms you regularly use
Publication Date 1999 Format Softcover, 209 pages ISBN 978-1-883595-23-4 Product Code 23051
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
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
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
Exploring the Dangerous Trades
Alice Hamilton, the first woman appointed to the faculty of Harvard Medical School, said she chose medicine as a career not because she was scientifically minded but because, as a doctor, she could go anywhere she pleased and be quite sure that she would be useful. Her commitment to making her life count led her to combined roles as scientific researcher, skillful negotiator, labor organizer, and vocal and tireless crusader for social reform. In Exploring the Dangerous Trades, she recounts the story of her remarkable life with wit and forthrightness. Includes Foreword by noted occupational medicine historian Jean Spencer Felton, MD.
Publication Date April 2015 Format Softcover, 433 pages ISBN 978-1-883595-04-3 Product Code 23032
Hand-Arm Vibration, A Comprehensive Guide for Occupational Health Professionals, Second Edition
It is estimated that hand-arm vibration (HAV) jeopardizes the health and employability of at least two million workers in the United States and United Kingdom alone. In this revised and expanded second edition, learn how to evaluate and control the health risks associated with Hand-Arm Vibration (HAV).
Product Code 23049
Issues in International Occupational and Environmental Medicine
This book guides you through the laws, standards, and regulations professionals face in the international marketplace.
Publication Date 1997 Format Hardcover, 216 pages ISBN 978-1-883595-13-4 Product Code 23038