Book by Glass, Lee S., M.D., Harris, Jeffrey S.
Board Review in Preventive Medicine and Public Health prepares physicians for their initial and recertification board exams in the related specialties of preventive, occupational and aerospace medicine. Formatted in a question and answer based style that imitates material on specialty exams, each question is linked to a detailed answer. The book contains over 640 question and answer sets covering areas such as general public health, health management, health law, community health, infectious disease, clinical preventive medicine, occupational medicine, aerospace medicine, environmental medicine, correctional (prison) medicine, emergency preparedness, epidemiology and biostatistics. The book is an essential board preparation for physicians with a background in the fields of preventive medicine, occupational medicine, and aerospace medicine. It is also useful for medical students, public health students and those wishing to gain an understanding of the key points in these fields.Provides a question based format that imitates board exams in preventive, occupational and aerospace medicine Written by a specialist with board certification with the goal of elucidating the format, content and reasoning behind the board certification examEnhances the reader's understanding of material with clear explanations of answers
Comprehensive and meticulously updated throughout, this new edition makes it easy to detect, diagnose, and treat the full spectrum of problems caused by occupational or environmental factors, including physical, chemical, and biologic agents. An international cast of experts offers in-depth, authoritative guidance on clinical problems as well as the legal and regulatory issues impacting the practice of occupational and environmental medicine today. And, a user-friendly chapter layout and organization makes reference a snap.Features the expertise of world leaders in the field.Presents detailed practice guidelines that provide clear direction in clinical situations.Offers important clues in history, physical examination, and laboratory test results to assist in accurate diagnoses.Uses an organization by body system―subdivided by disease―for easy reference.Features new chapters covering emerging technologies * healthcare workers * service workers * psycho-social stressors * and more.Presents expanded material on environmental medicine.Discusses the hottest topics in the field, including food and water risks * endocrine disruption * genetically modified organisms * and microbial invaders such as SARS.Includes updated sources and references that provide instant access to additional information on almost every conceivable topic.
Up-to-the-minute, thorough, clinical coverage of common and important occupational and environmental diseases, injuries, and exposures Complete, yet concise, this clinically focused guide offers the definitive overview of common occupational and environmental illnesses, covering their diagnosis and treatment-plus preventive and remedial measures in the workplace and community. With its practical format and emphasis on fundamental topics, CURRENT Occupational and Environmental Medicine is just as essential for students and residents as it is for practicing physicians. You can count on the new fourth edition to deliver the bottom-line answers you need to stay on track in this complex, fast-breaking field. Features: The latest OSHA/NIOSH guidelines for occupational exposure standards Detailed diagnostic checklist for major diseases, injuries, and exposure that help expedite diagnosis and treatment The most clinically relevant perspectives on disability prevention-required reading for the occupational physician Skill-building insights on the importance of ergonomics in the workplace A step-by-step review of how to effectively manage an occupational health and safety program Details on substance abuse and employee assistance programs, health risk analysis, and the legal aspects of occupational and environmental medicine Preventive approaches to terrorist attacks on industry Information-packed primer on epidemiology and biostatistics for the occupational and environmental health specialist Up-to-date references with PMID numbers and peer-reviewed websites
This entry in the unique "Secrets" series uses the familiar question-and-answer format and provides legislative and legal overviews and annotated case studies. Sections include material on epidemiology, toxicology, industrial hygiene, chemical hazards, physical hazards, biological hazards, leading occupational diseases, indoor air pollution, chemical sensitivity, diagnosing and reporting occupational diseases, ethics disability evaluation and employee assistance programs.
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Praise for Previous Editions: "This splendid book [...]is authoritative, well written, and ably edited." - Occupational & Environmental Medicine "The book provides a logical, structured exposition of a diverse multidisciplinary speciality, employing a language and format designed to educate the novice student and seasoned practitioner alike - a vital contribution to the field." - New England Journal of Medicine Occupational and environmental contributions to the occurrence of disease and injury represent a core component of public health and health care. Factors in the workplace and the ambient environment have significant impacts on individual and community health.Occupational and Environmental Health is a comprehensive, practical textbook for understanding how work and environment influence individual and population health. Comprising 40 chapters written by national and international experts, this book combines theory and practical insights to help readers effectively recognize and prevent occupational and environmental disease and injury.
This reference provides family practitioners with information on occupational injuries and illnesses commonly encountered in a family practice setting. Clinical topics are organized in an easy-to-use format with key questions to ask in history taking, important physical findings, cost-effective diagnostic testing, and current treatments. In addition to chapters on work-related injuries, occupation and environmental systemic disorders, and indoor environmental quality, there is also information on workers' compensation, insurance regulations, prescribing physical therapy, and introducing occupational medicine as part of a family practice. Annotation c. Book News, Inc., Portland, OR (booknews.com)
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