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Fitness for work : the medical aspects

Call no.:
616.9803 PALf
Edition:
5th ed.
Author:
Length:
xxi, 714 p. ; 25 cm.
Publisher:
Oxford, U.K. : Oxford University Press
Year:
2013
ISBN-ISSN:
9780199643240
Type:
Books
Subject:
Copies:
1
Abstract:
Provides practical guidance on the effects of medical conditions on employment and working capability. Every significant medical problem is covered, including sickness absence, health promotion, and fitness for work and cancer. Legal and ethical aspects are also addressed. 

Chapters include:
1. General framework for assessing fitness for work
2. Legal aspects of fitness for work
3. Disability and equality law
4. Support, rehabilitation, and interventions in restoring fitness for work
5. Ethics in occupational health
6. Neurological disorders
7. Mental health and psychiatric disorders
8. Epilepsy
9. Vision and eye disorders
10. Hearing and vestibular disorders
11. Spinal disorders
12. Orthopaedics and trauma of the limbs
13. Rheumatological disorders
14. Gastrointestinal and liver disorders
15. Diabetes mellitus and other endocrine disorders
16. Haematological disorders
17. Cardiovascular disorders
18. Respiratory disorders
19. Renal and urological disease
20. Women at work
21. Fitness for work after surgery or critical illness
22. Dermatological disorders
23. Human immunodeficiency virus
24. Drugs and alcohol in the workplace
25. Medication and health in the workplace
26. older worker
27. Ili health retirement
28. Health and transport safety: fitness to drive
29. Health screening
30. Managing and avoiding sickness absence
31. Health promotion in the workplace
32. Cancer survivorship and work

Appendices:
1. Civil aviation
2. Seafarer fitness
3. Offshore workers
4. medical assessment of working divers
5. General aspects of fitness for work overseas
6. Workers exposed to hand-transmitted vibration
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