Occupational and Environmental Health: Recognizing and Preventing Disease and Injury

Publication Year: 2005

Edition: 5th Ed.

Authors/Editor: Levy, Barry S.; Wegman, David H.; Baron, Sherry L.; Sokas, Rosemary K.

Publisher: Lippincott Williams & Wilkins (LWW)

ISBN: 978-0-78-175551-1

Doody's Star Rating®: Score: 97

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This thoroughly updated fifth edition is a comprehensive, practical guide to recognizing, preventing, and treating work-related and environmentally-induced injuries and diseases.

Chapters by experts in medicine, industry, labor, government, safety, ergonomics, environmental health, and psychology address the full range of clinical and public health concerns. Numerous case studies, photographs, drawings, graphs, and tables help readers understand key concepts.

This edition features new chapters on environmental health, including water pollution, hazardous waste, global environmental hazards, the role of nongovernmental organizations in environmental health, and responding to community environmental health concerns. Other new chapters cover conducting workplace investigations and assessing and enforcing compliance with health and safety regulations.

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Platform: Ovid OvidMD
Publisher: Lippincott Williams & Wilkins (LWW)
Product Type: Book
Author/Editor: Levy, Barry S.; Wegman, David H.; Baron, Sherry L.; Sokas, Rosemary K.
ISBN: 978-0-78-175551-1
Specialty:
Primary Care/Family Medicine/General Practice
Rheumatology
Nurse Practitioner
Internal Medicine
Occupational & Environmental Medicine
Advanced Practice
Language: English
Edition: 5th Ed.
Pages: 847
Illustrations: 139
Year: 2005
Doody's Star Rating®: Score: 97

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