By Joseph LaDou, Robert Harrison

A Doody's middle identify for 2015.

A thorough, concise, up to date consultant to the prognosis and remedy of universal occupational and environmental accidents and diseases

Coverage includes:

  • Chapters on tips to behavior an occupational and environmental clinical background, learn the sufferer, evaluation exposures, and forestall additional harm and illness
  • New tools of incapacity administration and the real function that physicians can play in combating disability
  • Practical details at the poisonous houses and scientific manifestation of universal commercial materials
  • Techniques to avoid acute and cumulative workplace-related injuries
  • Detailed dialogue of overseas occupational and environmental health and wellbeing, and problems with employee migration
  • An appendix that concisely introduces the $64000 themes of biostatistics and epidemiology

The definitive review of universal occupational and environmental illnesses

NEW CHAPTERS on digital future health files, the administration of power soreness, violence within the office, terrorism preparedness, affliction surveillance, and chemical policy

Valuable to working towards physicians in addition to scholars and residents

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Fewer than half that number applied for board certification in 2013. The number of occupational physicians certified by ABPM is not replacing the losses to retirement or retreats from the field. In 2012, 86 of 119 physicians (a pass rate of 72%) passed the board certification examination. This small supply of new board-certified specialists is far below that which would be required merely to replace the loss by retirement of older board-certified physicians. The ABPM approved a complementary pathway in 2010 to accommodate physicians who want to make a mid-career shift into the practice of preventive medicine and to achieve certification by the ABPM in one of three specialty areas舒aerospace medicine, occupational medicine, or public health and general preventive medicine.

INTERNATIONAL AGENCIES Most countries defer to the United Nations in the matter of responsibility for international occupational health. The UN舗s international agencies have had an important but limited success in bringing occupational health to the industrializing countries. The lack of proper WHO and ILO funding severely impedes the development of international occupational health. The US reliance on international agencies to promote health and safety in the industrializing countries is not nearly adequate.

The book contains many new chapters, expanding the coverage of occupational and environmental medicine well beyond that of the earlier editions. To enhance the book舗s usefulness as a clinical resource, it is published in the LangeŴ Current series. The series consists of practical, concise, and timely books in core specialties and key subspecialties that focus on essential diagnostic and treatment information. SPECIAL AREAS OF EMPHASIS 舦ŠŠŠDetailed coverage on the diagnosis and treatment of a broad spectrum of occupational and environmental injuries and illnesses.

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