Occupational, Industrial, and Environmental Toxicology

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Elsevier Health Sciences, 2003 - Medical - 829 pages
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This unique text's format makes it easy to diagnose and treat occupational toxicology patients, whether they know the substance of their exposure or not. Organized by occupation, industry, and environment, it covers what agents are plausible for exposure, systemic effects, and suggested treatments.

  • Covers everything needed to understand, diagnose, treat and refer patients of toxic exposure.
  • Provides a chemical agent cross-referencing system.
  • Contains photographs from the Bettmann archives of historical photographs.
  • Addition of new Associate Editor: Gayla McCluskey, CIH - President of the American Industrial Hygiene Association.


  • Revises and updates all chapters with the latest information.
  • Features 25 new chapters.
  • Includes new contributors and new illustrations.
 

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Contents

Longshoremen Stevedores and 39 Veterinarians Zookeepers and Other
21
Doctors Nurses and Dentists
88
10 Domestic and Building Maintenance
96
A Brief History of Occupational Industrial Christine M Stork
104
Electricians
118
Electroplaters
126
Exterminators
142
Artists and Artisans 8
154
Hung
511
Petroleum Industry
518
Roofers and Roadbuilders 334 Wayne R Snodgrass
526
Muetterties Liese OHalloran Schwarz and Richard 49 Pulp and Paper Industry
532
Lawrence S Betts and Brian C Betts
542
Sanitation and Sewer Workers 366 51 Semiconductor Manufacturing
550
Shoemakers 378 52 Ship and Boatbuilding Ship Repair
564
Francis J De Roos 53 Textile Manufacturing Industry
574

Paul F Kolecki 16 Firefighters
162
Athletes 18 Richard D Gerkin and Jefferey L Burgess
174
Lada Kokan 19 Hairdressers and Cosmetologists
190
20 Jewelers
198
Military Personnel
232
Military Personnel Part II
244
Morticians 274 41 Commercial Aircraft Manufacturing
426
Painters and Furniture Refinishers 284 42 Automobile Manufacturing Industry
454
Child Laborers 292 43 Furniture Manufacturing
462
Plumbers and Pipefitters 302 44 BerylliumRelated Industries
468
Police and Law Enforcement 45 Chemical Manufacturing
482
Welders and Joiners 398
584
Noise Pollution
682
Ionizing Radiation
702
Nonionizing Radiation
716
OccupationallyRelated Snakebite
722
Ronald E Gots 65 Residential Radon
734
Aldrich 66 Clandestine Drug Laboratories
746
Outdoor Air Pollution 622
798
Water Pollution 636 Appendix 2
805
Asbestos 650 Index
811
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Michael I. Greenberg, MD, MPH, is a Professor of Emergency Medicine and Professor of Public Health at Drexel University College of Medicine in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. He is also a Clinical Professor of Emergency Medicine at Temple University School of Medicine in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania.

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