Maxcy-Rosenau-Last Public Health and Preventive Medicine, 15th Edition
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An extensive, in-depth look at public health and preventive medicine topics from experts in the field.
This trusted one-stop resource is a completely up-to-date, all-in-one public health and preventive medicine guide. Sponsored by the Association of Teachers of Preventive Medicine and edited and written by well-respected authorities in the range of topics covered, the new edition is also an outstanding guide to additional resources of information in preparing for the board exam in preventative medicine and public health. Maxcy-Rosenau-Last Public Health and Preventive Medicine has been completely updated to encompass many new diseases, conditions, and policy issues that continue to dramatically shape-and expand the influence of-public health and preventive medicine.
Publication Date 2008 Format Hardcover, 1367 pages Product Code 19092
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
Control of Communicable Diseases Manual, 20th Edition
This handy reference is a vital resource for anyone working on the front lines of public health. Reformatted and decreased slightly in size to ensure easily portability in the field, the 20th edition provides a quick reference for information including clinical signs and symptoms, modes of transmission, incubation periods, and measures for prevention and control.
Publication Date 2014 Format Softcover, 729 pages Product Code 39018
Chemical Safety Handbook for the Semiconductor, Electronics, and Photovoltaic Industries, Fourth Edition
Covering 377 chemicals, including more than 30 new to this edition, this pocket-sized book offers a quick reference point for anyone working with chemicals in the electronics, semiconductor, and photovoltaics industries and reinforces safe behaviors long after the chemical safety class is over.
Compact, clear, and concise, THE CHEMICAL SAFETY HANDBOOK provides a simple solution to minimizing risks and protecting employees. Written for operators, supervisors, ERT members, technicians, engineers, and Haz-Mat team members in the semiconductor, electronics, and photovoltaics industries. Accessible instantly in e-book format for cleanrooms in which paper books are not allowed.
Publication Date October 2014 Format Softcover, 464 pages ISBN 978-1-883595-62-3 Product Code 23105
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
A Study Guide to Epidemiology and Biostatistics, Seventh Edition
Fully revised and updated, the seventh edition of this title continues to be essential reading for students in health sciences including medicine, nursing, public and community health and other allied health sciences. Each chapter concludes with exercises and recommended reading and there are several self-assessments at intervals throughout the book. Answers to the exercises and assessments are available.
Publication Date 2012 Format Softcover, 219 pages Product Code 07042
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
Handbook of Work Disability: Prevention and Management
Comprehensively addresses the developing field of Work Disability Prevention. Offers current theory for understanding the determinants of work disability (regardless of illness or injury that keeps individuals from the workplace), and a template for interventions that benefit both the patient and other stakeholders. Experts across multiple fields examine the lives of work disabled patients, analyze the societal and workplace burden of work disability, and review bedrock concepts of the disability and its prevention.
Publication Date 2013 Format Softcover, 513 pages with index Product Code 39026
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 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
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