Occupational Emergency Medicine / Edition 1

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The vast majority of acute occupational illnesses and injuries are first seen and assessed in the emergency department, but the overwhelming majority of emergency medicine professionals have no formal training in occupational medicine. This book supplies needed guidance on the legal implications for the physician, department, and hospital as well as the most effective and time-efficient treatments for common injuries.

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Editorial Reviews

From the Publisher
"Useful for emergency physicians and trainees, this guide addresses concerns related to the emergency department's management of patients with workplace injuries and disorders acquired in office, agricultural, industrial, healthcare, first responder, and other settings." (Booknews, 1 June 2011
Doody's Review Service
Reviewer: J. Thomas Pierce, MBBS PhD(Navy Environmental Health Center)
Description: Until this book, no other publication adequately addressed the intersection of emergency and occupational medicine in a concise, functional manner. While there are several good references in the either/or category, they fall short of addressing the breadth of toxicology, women's health, state commission rulings, medical review officer requirements and many other important areas that this book embraces.
Purpose: This is intended for busy emergency physicians looking for a practical guide to occupational medicine in the emergency department.
Audience: The audience includes students, residents, practitioners of occupational and emergency medicine and a number of allied health disciplines.
Features: The wide-ranging chapters cover potentially lethal occupational exposures, occupational dermatology, infections, toxicology, work-related trauma and injury, occupationally-based disaster medicine, work-related ocular injuries, occupational pulmonary disease, occupational illness and injury in law enforcement personnel, occupational illness and injury in firefighters, occupational illness and injury in prehospital care personnel, health hazards and emergency care for healthcare workers, occupational concerns for truckers and drivers, unusual problems in occupational emergency medicine, arts medicine, occupational hearing loss, and voice disorders.
Assessment: While the title might conjure up routine visions of work hazards, this 300-page book covers some unusual but important topics such as arts medicine. The authors note that topics such as arts and sports medicine go beyond typical medical training and require a synthesis involving the doctor, performers and athletes, and their trainers. For both arts and sports medicine, the definition of "normal" is quite different than elsewhere, because such performers undergo "sophisticated self-analysis and narrow definition of what they themselves might regard as 'normal.'"
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9781405180719
  • Publisher: Wiley
  • Publication date: 4/12/2011
  • Edition number: 1
  • Pages: 288
  • Product dimensions: 7.50 (w) x 9.60 (h) x 0.80 (d)

Meet the Author

Michael Greenberg is Professor of Emergency Medicine and Professor of Public Health at Drexel University College of Medicine, Philadelphia. He is a qualified occupational physician and author of two books: Occupational, Industrial and Environmental Toxicology (Mosby) and Greenberg's Atlas of Emergency Medicine (Lippincott Williams and Wilkins).

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Table of Contents

List of Contributors.

1 Introduction (James M. Madsen).

2 Potentially Lethal Occupational Exposures (Christina Price and Dennis P. Price).

3 Occupational Dermatology: Issues for the Emergency Department (David Vearrier).

4 Occupational Infections (Amy J. Behrman).

5 Occupational Toxicology (John A. Curtis and David A. Haggerty).

6 Work-Related Trauma and Injury (Mark Saks and Brad A. Rahaman).

7 Occupationally Based Disaster Medicine (James M. Madsen).

8 Work-Related Ocular Injuries (Joseph L. D’Orazio).

9 Occupational Pulmonary Disease (Michael G. Holland).

10 Occupational Illness and Injury in Law Enforcement Personnel (Richard T. Tovar).

11 Occupational Illness and Injury in Firefi ghters (Richard T. Tovar).

12 Occupational Illness and Injury in Prehospital Care Personnel (Derek L. Isenberg and Carin M. Van Gelder).

13 Health Hazards and Emergency Care for Health Care Workers (Amy J. Behrman).

14 Occupational Concerns for Truckers and Drivers (Natalie P. Hartenbaum).

15 Unusual Problems in Occupational Emergency Medicine (Edward A. Ramoska and Guneesh Saluja).

16 Arts Medicine: An Overview for Emergency Physicians (Robert T. Sataloff and Mary J. Hawkshaw).

17 Occupational Hearing Loss: An Overview for Emergency Physicians (Robert T. Sataloff, Mary J. Hawkshaw, and Joseph Sataloff).

18 Voice Disorders: An Overview for Emergency Physicians (Robert T. Sataloff and Mary J. Hawkshaw).



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