Occupational and Environmental Medicine Review: Pearls of Wisdom
Maximize your exam preparation time with this quick-hit question and answer review. The unique question and single-answer format eliminates the guesswork associated with traditional multiple-choice Q&A reviews and reinforces only the correct answers you'll need to know on exam day. Emphasis is placed on distilling key facts and clinical pearls essential for exam success. This high-yield review for the boards is the perfect compliment to larger texts for intense, streamlined review in the days and weeks before your exam.
This is a print on demand title and may take an extra week to ship.
Publication Date 2005 Format Softcover, 400 pages Product Code 19075
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
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
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
The Medical Review Officer's Manual: MROCC's Guide to Drug Testing, Sixth Edition
ONLINE ACCESS INSTRUCTIONS WILL BE ENCLOSED WITH THE PRINT BOOK
The Medical Review Officer's Manual: MROCC's Guide to Drug Testing, Sixth Edition is a comprehensive, well-organized resource for Medical Review Officers (MROs), MRO Team Member, and everyone responsible for providing workplace drug and alcohol testing services. Written by Robert B. Swotinsky, MD, MPH, a Medical Review Officer with 30+ years of experience, this clearly organized and indexed manual sets the standard of performance for MROs. It also remains the best possible resource of preparation for MROCC's MRO Certification Examination.
This newly revised reference has been updated to address regulatory changes during the past five years, including:
- Additional prescription opioids (added to the federal panel in 2017)
- Oral fluid testing guidelines (2020)
- The Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration Clearinghouse (2020)
- The updated federal Custody and Control Form (2020)
- An expanded discussion of testing of non-urine specimens
Guidelines for drug test interpretation have been updated to reflect evolving standards of practice. These include the means of verifying medical explanations, the interpretation of marijuana-positives with respect to state-legalized marijuana use, and the use of cannabidiol (CBD). Scientific discussions have been updated to include recent citations for some of the less well-known parts of the federal regulations so readers can more easily locate the source material.
Available as a package only in both print and electronic formats. The eBook version will be updated periodically to keep you abreast of future changes in regulations and recommendations.
The MRO Manual can also be used as a companion to The Medical Review Officer Team Manual: MROCC's Guide for MROs and MRO Team Members, Second Edition by James Ferguson, DO, FASAM published by OEM Press.
NOTE: The eBook version is online access only and NOT downloadable
Publication Date 2021 Format Softcover print book with digital access to e-book
ISBN 978-1-883595-93-7 Product Code 23122
The Medical Review Officer Team Manual: MROCC's Guide for MROs and MRO Team Members, Second Edition
As demands for a safe and drug-free workplace grow, federal requirements and a burgeoning work load require that many medical review functions be carried out by Medical Review Officer Team members. This useful, up-to-the-minute manual has been created to help prepare MRO Team Members for certification and to keep the entire MRO team operating at a peak level of professionalism and efficiency. Offering a complete view of the medical review process, the Medical Review Officer Team Manual covers business, scientific, legal, ethical and logistical issues. Eighteen appendices and charts address every different function MRO Teams are required to perform.
Publication Date 2013 Format Softcover, 317 pages ISBN 978-1-883595-57-9 Product Code 23103
The DOT Medical Examination: An Unofficial Guide to Commercial Drivers' Medical Certification, Seventh Edition
NOW AVAILABLE WITH ONLINE UPDATES!
Now in its Seventh Edition, The DOT Medical Examination: An Unofficial Guide to Commercial Drivers' Medical Certification, has been helping DOT Medical Examiners perform commercial driver exams for nearly 25 years. Completely revised and updated, this edition gives you all the information you need to conduct an efficient, accurate examination of a commercial driver.
Available as a package only (print and online). NOTE: The eBook version is online access only and NOT downloadable
This invaluable handbook continues to be offered as a bundled publication - in both print and electronic format, including updates to the electronic edition at least twice a year for the next three years. The Seventh Edition presents not only the "official" guidance, but also includes the "less official" information from the FMCSA's Medical Review Board and Medical Expert Panels.
The updated eBook version provides you with rapid access to the latest changes and updates to the regulations, FMCSA guidance, other information, and, of course, Dr. Hartenbaum's interpretation.
Publication Date June 2020 Format Softcover print book with digital access to eBook
ISBN 978-1-883595-90-6 Product Code 23120
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
Dorland's Illustrated Medical Dictionary 33rd Edition
A highly regarded comprehensive and thorough medical dictionary. The 33rd edition includes the latest medical terms with more than 6,000 new and revised terms drawn from current sources, 50 plates illustrating anatomy, and more than 1,500 full color illustrations. This edition also includes one year of free access to the online version which includes 35,000 audio pronunciations.
Publication Date 2020 Format Hardcover
Product Code 27106
Medical Cannabis: What Clinicians Need to Know and Why
SPECIAL SALE - Regularly $59, now $47
Up to now there has been no serious textbook for training clinicians and medical students about the use, efficacy, and monitoring of medical cannabis. Medical Cannabis is the first, single source for concise, up-to-date information about which conditions respond to cannabis, dosing guidance, and the safe use of cannabis by patients. This book provides the basic science and clinical information necessary to make the practicing physician feel comfortable answering questions about cannabis as well as recommending it as a medication. Medical Cannabis is an indispensable resource for primary care physicians, family practice physicians, internists, pain specialists, oncologists, geriatricians, medical students, nurse practitioners, physician assistants, and others who are involved with recommending medical cannabis to their patients.
Publication Date 2016 Format Softcover, 303 pages ISBN 978-1-883595-72-2 Product Code A101