Agricultural Medicine: A Practical Guide / Edition 1

Agricultural Medicine: A Practical Guide / Edition 1

by James E. Lessenger
     
 

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ISBN-10: 0387254250

ISBN-13: 9780387254258

Pub. Date: 09/30/2005

Publisher: Springer New York

Focuses on both treatment and prevention of medical problems in a rural setting

Comprehensive reference for family physicians providing care for patients in rural and agricultural areas

Presents a practice-based approach

Overview

Focuses on both treatment and prevention of medical problems in a rural setting

Comprehensive reference for family physicians providing care for patients in rural and agricultural areas

Presents a practice-based approach

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780387254258
Publisher:
Springer New York
Publication date:
09/30/2005
Edition description:
2006
Pages:
542
Product dimensions:
6.10(w) x 9.25(h) x 0.05(d)

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Table of Contents

The Agricultural Environment.- Food Safety and Agricultural Medicine.- Overview of Hazards for Those Working in Agriculture.- Occupational Regulation.- Education and Training as Intervention Strategies.- Personal Protective Equipment and Safety Engineering of Machinery.- Disability in Agriculture.- Physical Monitoring.- Biological Monitoring.- Drug Programs and Testing.- Worksite Visits.- Children in Agriculture.- Chemical Exposure: An Overview.- Fertilizers and Nutrients.- Plant Growth Regulators.- Pesticides.- Neurological Injuries in Agriculture.- Dermatological Conditions.- Agricultural Respiratory Diseases.- Renal and Hepatic Disease.- Disease and Injury among Veterinarians.- The Mental Health of Agricultural Workers.- Neurotoxicity of Chemicals Commonly Used in Agriculture.- Repetitive Motion Injuries.- Trauma in the Agricultural Setting.- Diseases from Plants.- Diseases from Animals, Poultry, and Fish.- Diseases from Soil.- Emerging Zoonotic Agents of Concern in Agriculture.- Arthropod Bites and Stings.- Mammal Bites.- Reptile Bites.- Heat, Cold, and Water Immersion Injuries.- Injuries from Electromagnetic Energy.- Acoustic Injuries in Agriculture.- Reproductive Hazards.

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