Hunter's Diseases of Occupations (10th Revised edition)

Hunter's Diseases of Occupations (10th Revised edition)

By: Tar-Ching Aw (editor), J. Malcolm Harrington (editor), Anne Cockroft (editor), Paul Durrington (editor), Peter J. Baxter (editor)Mixed Media

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Winner of the 2011 BMA book awards: medicine category In the five decades since its first publication, Hunter's Diseases of Occupations has remained the pre-eminent text on diseases caused by work, universally recognized as the most authoritative source of information in the field. It is an important guide for doctors in all disciplines who may encounter occupational diseases in their practice, covering topics as diverse as work and stress, asbsetos-related disease, working at high altitude and major chemical incidents, many of which are highly topical. The Tenth Edition of Hunter's Diseases of Occupations has been fully revised and updated, presenting all practitioners considering an occupational cause for a patient's condition with comprehensive coverage of work-related diseases as they present in modern and developing industralised societies. It draws on the wide-ranging and in-depth clinical knowledge and experience, and acadmic excellence, of top experts in the field.

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Peter J Baxter MD MSc FRCP FFOM Consultant Physician in Occupational and Environmental Medicine, University of Cambridge and Addenbrooke's Hospital, Cambridge University Hospital NHS Foundation Trust, Cambridge, UK Tar-Ching Aw MB PhD FRCP FRCPC FFOM FFPHM Professor and Chair, Department of Community Medicine, Faculty of Medicine and Health Sciences, United Arab Emirates University, Al-Ain, UAE; Adjunct Professor, Gillings School of Global Public Health, University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill, USA; Visiting Professor, Canterbury Christ Church University, Kent, UK Anne Cockcroft MD HIH FRCP FFOM Senior Research Fellow, CIET group; Visiting Professor, Autonomous University of Guerrero, Mexico Paul Durrington MD FRCP FRCPath FAHA FACP FMedSci Honorary Professor of Medicine, Consultant Physician, Cardiovascular Research Group, School of Biomedicine, University of Manchester, Manchester, UK J Malcolm Harrington CBE MSc MD FRCP FFOM FMedSci Emeritus Professor of Occupational Medicine, University of Birmingham, Birmingham, UK

Contents

PART ONE - GENERAL CONSIDERATIONS Section One: History and Development of Occupational Medicine Donald Hunter and the history of occupational health: precedents and perspectives Joseph Melling and Tim Carter The changing face of occupational diseases Peter J Baxter, Tar-Ching Aw, Anne Cockcroft, Paul Durrington and J Malcolm Harrington Section Two: Diagnosis of Occupational Disease The occupational history Tar-Ching Aw Occupational exposure to hazardous substances John W Cherrie and Sean Semple Biological monitoring John Cocker and Howard J Mason Section Three: Extent and Attribution of Occupational Disease Epidemiological methods and evidence-based occupational medicine David Coggon Attribution of disease Anthony Newman Taylor and David Coggon Compensation schemes Anthony Newman Taylor and David Walters Section Four: Legal Issues Medicolegal reports and the role of the expert witness Diana M Kloss PART TWO - DISEASES ASSOCIATED WITH CHEMICAL AGENTS Section One: Occupational Toxicology Occupational toxicology: general principles Peter G Blain and Robert D Jefferson Risks and hazards in occupational and environmental exposures Robert L Maynard Section Two: Metals Introduction Tar-Ching Aw Aluminium Perrine Hoet Antimony Malcolm R Sim Arsenic Malcolm R Sim Beryllium Lee S Newman and Holly M Christensen Cadmium Perrine Hoet Chromium Tom Sorahan Cobalt Perrine Hoet Copper Peter Aggett Gold Peter Linnett Iron Peter Aggett Lead Peter J Baxter and Hideki Igisu Magnesium Peter Aggett Manganese Grant McMillan and Finlay D Dick Mercury Peter J Baxter and Hideki Igisu Molybdenum Malcolm R Sim Nickel Tom Sorahan Phosphorus Malcolm R Sim Platinum group metals Peter Linnett Polonium Iain Blair Silver Peter Linnett Thallium Hideki Igisu and Tar-Ching Aw Tin Tar-Ching Aw and Hideki Igisu Tungsten Perrine Hoet Uranium Iain Blair Vanadium Finlay D Dick Zinc Peter Aggett Section Three: Gases Gases Peter J Baxter Reactive airways dysfunction syndrome and irritant-induced asthma Jon G Ayres Deliberate use of chemicals in warfare and by terrorists Robert L Maynard Section Four: Other Chemical Exposures Organic chemicals Tiina Santonen, Antero Aitio and Harri Vainio Pesticides and other agrochemicals Ian Brown, Annalisa Chiodini, Chiara Somaruga and Claudio Colosio Welding Grant McMillan The semiconductor industry David Koh and Judy Sng PART THREE - DISEASES ASSOCIATED WITH PHYSICAL AGENTS Section One: Noise Sound, noise and the ear Richard T Ramsden and Shakeel R Saeed Section Two: Vibration Hand-arm vibration syndrome Ian J Lawson, Frank Burke, Kenneth L McGeoch, Tohr Nilsson and George Proud Whole body vibration Massimo Bovenzi and Keith Palmer Section Three: Heat and Cold Heat and cold E Howard N Oakley Section Four: Barometric Pressure Diving and work at increased pressure Stephen Watt and Andrew Colvin Working at high altitude Peter JG Forster Flying and spaceflight Mike Gibson, David Gradwell and Alyson Calder Section Five: Radiation Ionizing radiations Chris Sharp and Fred A Mettler Jr Non-ionizing radiation and the eye Michael E Boulton and David H Sliney Extremely low frequency electric and magnetic fields Leeka Kheifets and Gabor Mezei Radiofrequency fields Gabor Mezei and Leeka Kheifets PART FOUR - DISEASES RELATED TO ERGONOMIC AND MECHANICAL FACTORS Section One: The Musculoskeletal System Repeated movements and repeated trauma affecting the musculoskeletal system Cyrus Cooper and Keith Palmer Section Two: Back and Spinal Pain Occupational back pain Jos H Verbeek and Frederieke Schaafsma PART FIVE - OCCUPATION AND TRANSMISSIBLE DISEASES Section One: Occupational Infections Occupational infections Julia Heptonstall and Anne Cockcroft Zoonoses Alastair Miller and Julia Heptonstall Section Two: Bioterrorism and Biotechnology Bioterrorism Julia Heptonstall Genetic modification and biotechnology David Roomes PART SIX - WORK AND MENTAL HEALTH Section One: Work and Stress Introduction to work and stress Peter Baxter, Tar-Ching Aw and Anne Cockcroft Work, stress and sickness absence: a psychosocial perspective Maurice Lipsedge and Michael Calnan Mental health at work: psychological interventions Adrian Neal Section Two: Work and Psychiatric Disorder Work and psychiatric disorder: an evidence-based approach Nick Glozier, Max Henderson, Neil Greenberg and Simon Overland Section Three: Substance Abuse Substance abuse and the workplace Jonathan D Chick PART SEVEN - RESPIRATORY DISORDERS Section One: General Issues Imaging in occupational lung disease Paul M Taylor Work and chronic air flow limitation David J Hendrick Health effects of ultrafine/nanoparticles Ken Donaldson, Robert J Aitken, Jon G Ayres, Brian G Miller and C Lang Tran Health effects related to non-industrial workplace indoor environments Jouni JK Jaakkola and Maritta S Jaakkola Section Two: Organic Dust Diseases Occupational asthma Paul Cullinan and Anthony Newman Taylor Byssinosis and other cotton-related diseases CAC Pickering and Robert Niven Extrinsic allergic alveolitis Paul Cullinan and Anthony Newman Taylor Section Three: Inorganic Dust Diseases Inorganic dusts: general aspects Anne Cockcroft Asbestos and asbestos-related diseases David Weill and Anne Cockcroft Epidemiology of asbestos-related diseases Robin M Rudd Other fibrous mineral dusts Anne Cockcroft Silica and silica-related diseases Anne Cockcroft Epidemiology of silica-related disease Kyle Steenland Other non-fibrous mineral dusts Anne Cockcroft Metal dusts and fumes Benoit Nemery Berylliosis Holly M Christensen and Lee S Newman PART EIGHT - OTHER EFFECTS OF WORKPLACE EXPOSURES Section One: Occupational Diseases of the Skin Occupational diseases of the skin John English and Jason Williams Section Two: Occupational Cancers Occupational cancer: epidemiology, biological mechanisms and biomarkers Manolis Kogevinas, J Malcolm Harrington and Roel Vermeulen Section Three: Other Systemic Effects Nephrotoxic effects of workplace exposures Rema Saxena, Pearl Pai and Gordon M Bell Neurotoxic effects of workplace exposures Michael J Aminoff and Marcello Lotti Hepatotoxic effects of workplace exposure Thomas W Warnes and Alexander Smith Workplace exposures and reproductive health Jens Peter Bonde Haemopoietic effects of workplace exposures: anaemias, leukaemias and lymphomas Edward Gordon-Smith, Anthony Yardley-Jones and Atherton Gray Section Four: Shift Work Shift work and extended hours of work Giovanni Costa, Simon Folkard and J Malcolm Harrington

Product Details

  • publication date: 29/10/2010
  • ISBN13: 9780340941669
  • Format: Mixed Media
  • Number Of Pages: 1324
  • ID: 9780340941669
  • weight: 3968
  • ISBN10: 0340941669
  • edition: 10th Revised edition

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