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Document ID (ISN)65144
CIS number 95-1696
ISBN(s) 0-19-262345-1
Year 1995
Convention or series no.
Author(s) Cox R.A.F., Edwards F.C., McCallum R.I.
Title Fitness for work - The medical aspects
Bibliographic information Oxford University Press, Walton Street, Oxford OX2 6DP, United Kingdom, 2nd ed. 1995. xxi, 540p. Bibl.ref. Index. Price: GBP 27.50.
Abstract This manual provides guidance to the effects of medical conditions on employment and working capacity. Contents: assessment of fitness for work; legal aspects and services for the disabled; effects of medication; hearing, vestibular, visual and ocular disorders; dermatology; neurological disorders; epilepsy; spinal disorders; limb disorders; trauma; diabetes mellitus and thyroid disorders; gastrointestinal and liver disorders; cardiovascular disorders; respiratory disorders; renal and urological disorders; haematological disorders; women at work; surgery; psychiatric disorders; stress, alcohol and drug abuse; acquired immune deficiency syndrome (AIDS). Appendices cover: driving; civil aviation; seafarers; offshore workers and divers; working overseas; ethics for occupational physicians; European Community directives; ill-health retirement guidance.
Descriptors (primary) occupational hygiene; occupational medicine; work capacity; state of health
Descriptors (secondary) visual function disorders; upper extremity disorders; drug dependence; legal aspects; diabetes mellitus; alcoholism; diseases of nervous system; epilepsy; renal diseases; cardiovascular disorders; respiratory diseases; thyroid disorders; skin diseases; gastrointestinal diseases; hepatic diseases; mental health; immunodeficiency syndrome; haemic and lymphatic diseases; hearing loss; vestibular disorders; manuals; lower extremity disorders; assessment of working capacity; women; handicapped workers; spinal diseases; neuropsychic stress
Document type E - Books, reports, proceedings
Country / State or ProvinceUnited Kingdom
Subject(s) Medicine, hygiene and first aid
Broad subject area(s) Occupational medicine, epidemiology
Browse category(ies) Alcohol and drug abuse