A Practical Approach to Occupational and Environmental Medicine / Edition 3

A Practical Approach to Occupational and Environmental Medicine / Edition 3

by Paul P. Rountree, Levin, Harber, Bunn
     
 

ISBN-10: 0781736749

ISBN-13: 9780781736749

Pub. Date: 04/28/2003

Publisher: Lippincott Williams & Wilkins

Sponsored by the American College of Occupational and Environmental Medicine, this updated Third Edition is a comprehensive, practical guide to the diagnosis, treatment, and prevention of occupationally related disorders. It provides an excellent overview of technical issues, practical applications, and preventive strategies for illness and injury related to the

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Sponsored by the American College of Occupational and Environmental Medicine, this updated Third Edition is a comprehensive, practical guide to the diagnosis, treatment, and prevention of occupationally related disorders. It provides an excellent overview of technical issues, practical applications, and preventive strategies for illness and injury related to the workplace. Emphasizing prevention, new chapters provide expansive coverage of environmentally induced asthma and allergies. A section of competencies is included for certification preparation within this specialty. A comprehensive index provides reference ease for examination of all aspects of occupational and environmental medicine.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780781736749
Publisher:
Lippincott Williams & Wilkins
Publication date:
04/28/2003
Edition description:
Third Edition
Pages:
912
Product dimensions:
7.30(w) x 10.30(h) x 2.00(d)

Table of Contents

    Part I. Occupational Medical Services

  1. Occupational Medical Services . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1
    Robert J. McCunney
  2. Legal and Ethical Issues . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 14
    Junius C. McElveen, Jr.
  3. Role of Regulatory Agencies . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 30
    James A. Hathaway
  4. Establishing an Occupational Health Program . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 41
    William B. Patterson
  5. Understanding the Americans with Disabilities Act . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 56
    Kent W. Peterson and D. Gary Rischitelli
  6. Occupational Health Nursing: Roles and Practice . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 76
    Bonnie Rogers
  7. The Independent Medical Evaluation . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 86
    Christopher R. Brigham, William Boucher, and Alan L. Engelberg
  8. The Physician Working with the Business Community . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 97
    Frank H. Leone
  9. Drug Testing in the Occupational Setting . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 102
    Kent W. Peterson
  10. Accreditation of Occupational Health Services . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 124
    Dennis Schultz
  11. Health and Productivity . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 140
    Dee W. Edington and Wayne N. Burton
  12. Health Promotion . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 153
    Molly J. McCauley and Robert J. McCunney
  13. Principles of Travel Medicine . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 178
    Jeffrey G. Jones, Donald S. Herip, and David O. Freedman
  14. Economics of Occupational Medicine . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 193
    Jeffrey S. Harris
  15. Educational Opportunities . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 209
    David J. Tollerud and Edward A. Emmett
  16. Computers and Informatics in Occupational Medicine Practice . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 218
    Kent W. Peterson, Todd D. Kissam, and Barry A. Cooper
  17. International Occupational Medicine . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 238
    William B. Bunn and Sadhna Paralkar
  18. Workers’ Compensation . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 242
    Jeffrey S. Harris
  19. Health Care Management . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 267
    Melissa D. Tonn

    Part II. Occupationally Related Disorders

  20. Suspecting Occupational Disease: The Clinician’s Role . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 279
    Rose H. Goldman
  21. Occupational Pulmonary Disease . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 295
    Ian A. Greaves

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