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Document ID (ISN)66142
CIS number 96-189
ISBN(s) 0-8016-6805-0
Year 1995
Convention or series no.
Author(s) Herington T.N., Morse L.H.
Title Occupational injuries - Evaluation, management and prevention
Bibliographic information Mosby-Year Book Inc., 11830 Westline Industrial Drive, St. Louis, Missouri 63146, USA, 1995. xxi, 579p. Illus. Bibl.ref. Index. Price: GBP 61.00.
Abstract Contents of this manual includes: epidemiology of work injury; occupational health care and workers' compensation; operation of an occupational health clinic; administrative aspects; legal and ethical issues in occupational medicine; management of disorders of the hand, shoulder, elbow, neck, spine, knee, foot, brain, eyes and skin; management of burns, respiratory injuries, and chest and abdominal pain; patient management; pain management; injuries related to repetitive motion, chemical exposures, temperature, noise, vibration, radiation, electricity and lightning; building-related and infectious disorders; injuries to divers and compressed air workers; psychiatric issues; resources for the physician treating injured workers; personal protective equipment; ergonomics; vocational rehabilitation; drug testing.
Descriptors (primary) occupational accidents; occupational medicine; medical treatment; injuries
Descriptors (secondary) epidemiological aspects; extreme temperatures; whole-body vibration; infectious diseases; harmful substances; respiratory diseases; work in pressurized atmosphere; diving; rehabilitation; mental health; ergonomics; diagnosis; hearing loss; manuals; neck disorders; backache; sick building syndrome; burns; personal protective equipment; radiation injury; plant health services; drug testing; workmen's compensation; medico-legal aspects; medical examinations; repetitive strain injury; electric shock; brain injuries; eye injuries; abdominal injuries; injuries to upper extremities; skin injuries; ethics; spinal injuries; injuries to lower extremities; hand-arm vibration
Document type E - Books, reports, proceedings
Country / State or ProvinceUSA
Subject(s) Medicine, hygiene and first aid
Broad subject area(s) Occupational medicine, epidemiology
Browse category(ies) Bacterial and parasitic diseases
Sick building syndrome
Ethical issues
Alcohol and drug abuse