Occupational Emergency Medicine
Written to address the large portion of emergency admissions that occur due to occupational health problems and as an interface between the specialties of emergency medicine and occupational medicine. Offers a concise reference with comprehensive information on legal issues involving the physician as well as advice on managing occupational health hospital admissions. Includes chapters on a variety of work-related injuries and complaints (click on the book title to view complete list of chapters and contributors).
Publication Date 2011 Format Softcover, 280 pages Product Code 28094
The Workplace Walk-Through
Published in 1992 as the first volume in Kornberg's Operational Guideline Series in Occupational Medicine, THE WORKPLACE WALK-THROUGH provides operational guidelines and technical recommendations to assist physicians in the performance of a workplace walk-through along with the necessary occupational and environmental health analyses of plants and work areas. The book focuses on four critical areas of practice:
- How to perform a workplace walk-through
- How to organize occupational health and industrial hygiene information into an integrated and cohesive framework from which medical surveillance recommendations may be based
- How to perform an occupational medicine causality determination
- How to understand and utilize selected environmental engineering and industrial hygiene concepts and methods
Publication Date 1992 Format Hardcover, 165 pages Product Code 09023
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
ISBN 978-1-883595-50-0 Product Code 23097
Handbook of Modern Hospital Safety, Second Edition
For those overseeing the health of workers in the health care field, this fully revised second edition reviews exposure paradigms and offers solutions and models of protection. Includes latest science and intervention strategies that have proven successful in the scientific community. The following are included among the hazardous conditions the book covers:
• infection and infectious disease
• back injuries
• workplace violence
• slip, trip, and fall injuries
• ergonomic issues
• electrocautery smoke
• toxic drugs
• ethylene oxide
To see the list of chapters click once on the title of this book.
Publication Date 2009 Format Hardcover, 1226 pages Product Code 31029
Color Vision in the Occupational Setting, Analysis and Testing
Published in 2008, this book provides a current manual on the field of color vision for occupational and environmental medicine. Current color vision tests are reviewed to assist with screening and ultimate diagnostic evaluation of employees. Includes over 24 color photos and illustrations.
Publication Date 2008 Format Softcover, 85 pages Product Code 23111
Hearing Conservation Manual, Fifth Edition 2015
The recently published fifth edition of CAOHC's Hearing Conservation Manual is the most complete and current information on occupational hearing conservation.
New to the Fifth Edition: •Full color text
•Four additional chapters
•Comprehensive glossary of terms
•Five additional appendix documents
Publication Date 2015 Format Softcover, 422 pages Product Code 99004
Asthma in the Workplace, Fourth Edition
The frequency of asthma in the workplace and occupational asthma is one of the most prevalent occupational lung diseases. Featuring an international group of contributors and editors, the fourth edition focuses on the clinical aspects of management and treatment to provide a comprehensive, hands-on resource.
Publication Date 2013 Format Hardcover, 440 pages with index Product Code 31032
Ernsting's Aviation and Space Medicine, Fifth Edition
An essential companion for all civil and military aviation medicine practitioners, both when preparing for professional examinations and in daily practice. The fifth edition features new chapters on space physiology and medicine, passenger safety, rotary wing operation by land and sea, and UAVs. eBook included: text fully online and searchable via VitalSource eBook - instructions provided within the print book.
Publication Date Due out January 2016 Format Hardcover, 914 pages Product Code 31033
Medical Orthopedics: Conservative Management of Musculoskeletal Impairments
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Provides a practical primer to help you recognize abnormal function and effectively treat orthopedic problems that respond to non-surgical intervention. Discusses the most frequent musculoskeletal impairments which confront health care providers.
•thirteen chapters discussing every aspect of the musculoskeletal system, including all joints and the spine
•clear text and precise illustrations outlining specific musculoskeletal problems
•special chapters devoted to pain and reflex sympathetic dystrophy, areas often neglected in the diagnosis and treatment of musculoskeletal impairments
•more than 90 visual aids designed to help you recognize abnormal function, enhance visual and manual examinations, and convey complex information to your patients
•appropriate history and physical examination techniques supplemented with radiologic diagnostic procedures
Publication Date 2004 Format Softcover, 217 pages Product Code 50022
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