Current Occupational and Environmental Medicine, Fifth Edition

Joseph LaDou MS MD and Robert Harrison MD MPH

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This popular occupational medicine reference offers a thorough, concise guide to the diagnosis and treatment of common occupational and environmental injuries and diseases.
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  • Chapters on how to gather a patient's occupational and environmental medical history, conduct an examination, evaluate exposures, and prevent further injury and illness
  • New methods of disability management and the important role that physicians can play in preventing disability
  • Practical information on the toxic properties and clinical manifestations of common industrial materials
  • Techniques to prevent acute and cumulative workplace-related injuries
  • Detailed discussion of international occupational and environmental health, and issues of worker migration
  • An appendix that concisely introduces the important topics of biostatistics and epidemiology
New to this edition:
  • New chapters on electronic health records, the management of chronic pain, violence in the workplace, terrorism preparedness, disease surveillance, and chemical policy
Table of Contents
  1. Practice of Occupational Medicine
  2. International Occupational and Environmental Health
  3. Migration and Occupational Health
  4. The Occupational & Environmental Medical History
  5. Electronic Health Records
  6. Workers' Compensation
  7. Disability Management & Prevention
  8. Musculoskeletal Injuries
  9. Shoulder, Elbow, & Hand Injuries
  10. Back and Lower Extremity Injuries
  11. Management of Chronic Pain
  12. Eye Injuries
  13. Hearing Loss
  14. Injuries Caused by Physical Hazards
  15. Ergonomics and the Prevention of Occupational Injuries
  16. Medical Toxicology
  17. Clinical Immunology
  18. Occupational Hematology
  19. Occupational Cancer
  20. Occupational Infections
  21. Occupational Skin Disorders
  22. Upper Respiratory Tract Disorders
  23. Occupational Lung Diseases
  24. Cardiovascular Toxicology
  25. Liver Toxicology
  26. Renal Toxicology
  27. Neurotoxicology
  28. Female Reproductive Toxicology
  29. Male Reproductive Toxicology
  30. Metals
  31. Chemicals
  32. Solvents
  33. Gases and Other Airborne Toxicants
  34. Pesticides
  35. Occupational Mental Health & Workplace Violence
  36. Substance Use Disorders
  37. CBRNE Preparedness
  38. Occupational Safety
  39. Industrial (Occupational) Hygiene
  40. Disease Surveillance
  41. Medical Surveillance
  42. Biologic Monitoring
  43. Principles of Environmental Health
  44. International Chemicals Policy, Health, and Human Rights
  45. Industrial Emissions, Accidental Releases & Hazardous Wastes
  46. Outdoor Air Pollution
  47. Building-Associated Illness
  48. Water Pollution
  49. Multiple Chemical Sensitivity
  50. Health Risk Assessment
  51. Appendix A: Biostatistics and Epidemiology Appendix B: Answers to Self-Assessment Questions Index
Publication Date 2014
Format Softcover, 911 pages
Product Code 32007
Joseph LaDou, Ms, MD (Aspen CO) is Clinical Professor Emeritus, University of California, San Francisco
Robert J. Harrison, MPH, MD (San Francisco, CA) is Clinical Professor, Division of OEM, University of California-San Francisco
Price: $61.00