Agricultural Medicine: A Practical Guide / Edition 1

Agricultural Medicine: A Practical Guide / Edition 1

by James E. Lessenger
     
 

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

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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:
9.21(w) x 6.14(h) x 1.19(d)

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Table of Contents

Foreword
1The agricultural environment1
2Food safety and agricultural medicine9
3Overview of hazards for those working in agriculture29
4Occupational regulation35
5Education and training as intervention strategies42
6Personal protective equipment and safety engineering of machinery53
7Disability in agriculture70
8Physical monitoring81
9Biological monitoring88
10Drug programs and testing98
11Work site visits113
12Children in agriculture118
13Chemical exposure : an overview131
14Fertilizers and nutrients144
15Plant growth regulators156
16Pesticides167
17Neurological injuries in agriculture180
18Dematological conditions207
19Agricultural respiratory diseases233
20Renal and hepatic disease260
21Disease and injury among veterinarians269
22The mental health of agricultural workers282
23Neurotoxicity of chemicals commonly used in agriculture300
24Repetitive motion injuries324
25Trauma in the agricultural setting339
26Diseases from plants349
27Diseases from animals, poultry, and fish367
28Diseases from soil383
29Emerging zoonotic agents of concern in agriculture393
30Arthropod bites and stings417
31Mammal bites430
32Reptile bites440
33Heat, cold, and water immersion injuries459
34Injuries from electromagnetic energy477
35Acoustic injuries in agriculture484
36Reproductive hazards492

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