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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Nitrogen Oxides 1466 111 Environmental Health at the Centers
98
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 Safety and Human Factors
891
Carpal Tunnel Syndrome
937
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943
NNitrosamines
1226
Alf Fischbein and Howard Hu and Petroleum Industry
1240
Cadmium 999 Joseph LaDou
1251
Arsenic 1006 Physical Environment
1262
Chromium Compounds 1047 84 Nonionizing Radiation
1277

Occupational Biostatistics 54
277
Impairment Disability and Functional 19 Asbestosis Pleural Fibrosis and Lung Cancer
298
Malignant Mesothelioma
317
Molecular Biology 77 21 Manmade Vitreous Fibers Vermiculite
330
At the Crossroads James E Lockey 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
in Asthma
464
Firefighters Health and Health Effects of
477
International Byssinosis
491
Airways Disease
517
Lung Diseases Associated with Silicates
525
Simple Asphyxiants
556
Other Organ Systems
579
Toxic Peripheral Neuropathy
640
Occupational Heart Disease
681
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698
Terrorism Preparedness
731
Human Immunodeficiency Virus in
742
Hazards
776
Toxic Liver Disorders
789
Psychiatric Syndromes Common to
822
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850
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
Benzene 1123 89 Occupational Exposure to Vibration
1351
Ethylene Oxide 1144 Joyce A Walsleben Edward B OMalley and David
1364
Pesticides 1158 92 Sick Building Syndrome and Buildingrelated
1373
Health Effects of Agent Orange Other Military Personal and General Environment
1381
Pentachlorophenol and Tetrachlorophenol 1194 George D Thurston and Lance A Wallace
1400
Trimellitic Anhydride and Other Acid Robert B Devlin and Donald W Graff
1434
Carbon Disulfide 1219 97 OZone
1445
Particulate Matter
1487
Sverre Vedal and Jeffrey H Sullivan Evaluation
1696
Acid Rain 1507 James K Hammitt
1712
Cigarette Smoking 1521 114 International Occupational and Environmental
1720
Bioaccumulation and Toxicities of Aromatic Joseph LaDou
1736
The Built Environment 1569
1747
Biologic and Medical Implications of Global George FriedmanJiménez 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
1817
Occupational Safety and Health Administration Wilson
1843
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