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ABC of occupational and environmental medicine

Call no.:
616.9803 SNAa
Edition:
3rd ed.
Author:
Length:
x, 153 p. : ill. ; 28 cm.
Publisher:
Chichester, West Sussex, U.K.: Wiley-Blackwell
Year:
2012
ISBN-ISSN:
9781444338171
Type:
Books
Subject:
Copies:
1
Abstract:
This edition concentrates more on the newer kinds of occupational disease including those like RSI and pesticide poisoning where exposure and effects are difficult to understand. There is specific emphasis on work, health and wellbeing, with links to public health, health promotion, the value of work, disabled people at work, the aging workforce, vocational rehabilitation, evidence based practice, and further chapters on the health effects of climate change and of occupational health and safety in relation to migration and terrorism.

Content includes: Hazards of work -- Health, work, and wellbeing -- Assessing the work environment -- Practising occupational health -- Legal aspects -- Ethics -- Fitness for work -- Musculoskeletal disorders -- Mental health -- Occupational dermatoses -- Respiratory disorders -- Infections -- Occupational cancers -- Occupational and environmental disorders of uncertain aetiology -- Physical agents -- Ergonomics and human factors -- Work, genetics, and reproduction -- The ageing workforce -- Travel for work -- Emerging occupational and environmental issues : challenges for occupational health -- Pollution -- Global health.
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