Environmental and Occupational Medicine

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William N. Rom, Steven B. Markowitz
Lippincott Williams & Wilkins, 2007 - Medical - 1884 pages
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PROPOSAL DESCRIPTION: Now in its updated Fourth Edition, this classic text provides comprehensive coverage of all aspects of occupational and environmental medicine. The book offers accurate, current information on the history, causes, prevention, and treatment of a wide range of environmental and occupational diseases and includes numerous case studies.This edition includes more information on gene-environment interactions. The section on air pollution has been completely reorganized. Other Fourth Edition highlights include expanded coverage of government responses to the field and a new chapter on children's environmental health. Now in its updated Fourth Edition, this classic text provides comprehensive coverage of all aspects of occupational and environmental medicine. The book offers accurate, current information on the history, causes, prevention, and treatment of a wide range of environmental and occupational diseases and includes numerous case studies. This edition includes more information on gene-environment interactions. The section on air pollution has been completely reorganized. Other Fourth Edition highlights include expanded coverage of government responses to the field and a new chapter on children's environmental health.
  

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Contents

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Environment Genes and Immune Mechanisms Howard A Greller and Lewis Goldfrank
27
Particle Deposition and Pulmonary Defense
179
The Discipline of Environmental and 14 Lung Immune Defenses Against Environmental
187
The Role of Surveillance in Occupational 15 Pulmonary Function Testing
200
Imaging of Pneumoconiosis
237
The Occupational and Environmental History David A Lynch
254
Occupational Biostatistics 54
277
ischbein and Howard Hu and Petroleum Industry
1240
Cadmium 999 Joseph LaDou
1251
Arsenic 1006 Physical Environment
1262
Chromium Compounds 1047 84 Nonionizing Radiation
1277
Nickel Compounds 1063 85 Occupational Exposure to Noise
1295
Metal Compounds and Rare Earths 1083 86 Dysbarism
1309
Emily F Madden and Bruce A Fowler Rafael E de la Hoz and Bruce P Krieger
1326
Organic Solvents and Fuels 1102 Kathleen A Delaney and Lewis R Goldfrank
1337

Impairment Disability and Functional 19 Asbestosis Pleural Fibrosis and Lung Cancer
314
Molecular Biology 77 21 Manmade Vitreous Fibers Vermiculite
330
At the Crossroads lames E Lackey Vikas Kapil and Nancy K Wiese
345
Biomarkers 109 23 The Health Effects of Silica Exposure
365
Genetic Susceptibility 121 24 Hypersensitivity Pneumonitis
388
Environmental Mutagenesis 131 25 Inhalation Fever
402
Firefighters Health and Health Effects of the Martin Markowitz
477
International Byssinosis 491 47 Hematologic Effects of Occupational Hazards 776
491
lohn R Balmes
517
Respiratory Tract Irritants
543
Simple Asphyxiants
556
Agricultural Dustinduced Lung Disease
570
Other Organ Systems 56 Occupational Safety and Human Factors 891
582
VII
850
toward M Sandier
891
Rebecca Bascom and Marina Y Dolina 57 Ergonomics and Occupational Biomechanics
905
Occupational Skin Disease 617 Manny Halpern
924
Workplace Owen Kieran and Shailaja Kalva
937
Occupational Eye Disorders 694 Assessment
943
NNitrosamines
1226
Benzene 1123 89 Occupational Exposure to Vibration
1351
Formaldehyde 1129 Claire Caruso and Roger R Rosa
1359
Pesticides 1158 92 Sick Building Syndrome and Buildingrelated
1373
Health Effects of Agent Orange Other Military Personal and General Environment
1381
Epidemiology
1400
Human Clinical Studies
1421
Carbon Disulfide 1219 97 Ozone
1445
Paniculate Matter
1487
Sverre Vedal and Jeffrey H Sullivan Evaluation
1696
Acid Rain 1507 James K Hammitt
1712
Cigarette Smoking 1521
1720
Bioaccumulation and Toxicities of Aromatic Joseph LaDou
1736
The Built Environment 1569
1747
Biologic and Medical Implications of Global George FriedmanJimenez and Luz Claudio
1764
Chlorofluorocarbons and Destruction of the Beverly S Cohen
1779
The Occupational Health Service
1790
CONTROL OF Oyebode A Taiwo and Peter M Rabinowitz
1801
Environmental Law and Policy 1619 Sheldon W Samuels
1814
Occupational Safety and Health Administration Wilson
1843
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