ABC of Occupational and Environmental Medicine

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David Snashall, Dipti Patel
John Wiley & Sons, Nov 5, 2012 - Medical - 168 pages
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This new edition of Occupational and Environmental Medicine 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.
 

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Contents

Hazards of Work
Health Work and Wellbeing
Further Reading
Assessing the Work Environment
Further Reading
Legal Aspects
Further Reading
Ethics
Disorders of Uncertain Aetiology
Sick Building Syndrome
Physical Agents
Ergonomics and Human Factors
Genetics and Reproduction
The Ageing Workforce
Travel
Emerging Issues

Musculoskeletal Disorders
Skin Disorders
Respiratogr Disorders
Mental Health
Occupational Cancers
Pollution
Global Health
Videos
Copyright

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David Snashall, Professor of Occupational Medicine, King’s College London,

Honorary Consultant and Clinical Director, Occupational Health and Safety Services, Guy’s and St Thomas’ NHS Foundation Trust, London, UK

Dipti Patel, Consultant Occupational Health Physician, Foreign and Commonwealth Office, London, Director of Clinical Services, Medical Advisory Services for Traveller's Abroad

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