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Hunter's Diseases of Occupations, Tenth Edition (10th New edition)

Hunter's Diseases of Occupations, Tenth Edition (10th New 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 categoryIn 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.

About Author

Peter J Baxter MD MSc FRCP FFOMConsultant Physician in Occupational and Environmental Medicine, University of Cambridge and Addenbrooke's Hospital, Cambridge University Hospital NHS Foundation Trust, Cambridge, UKTar-Ching Aw MB PhD FRCP FRCPC FFOM FFPHMProfessor 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 FFOMSenior Research Fellow, CIET group; Visiting Professor, Autonomous University of Guerrero, Mexico Paul Durrington MD FRCP FRCPath FAHA FACP FMedSciHonorary Professor of Medicine, Consultant Physician, Cardiovascular Research Group, School of Biomedicine, University of Manchester, Manchester, UKJ Malcolm Harrington CBE MSc MD FRCP FFOM FMedSciEmeritus Professor of Occupational Medicine, University of Birmingham, Birmingham, UK

Contents

PART ONE - GENERAL CONSIDERATIONSSection One: History and Development of Occupational MedicineDonald Hunter and the history of occupational health: precedents and perspectivesJoseph Melling and Tim CarterThe changing face of occupational diseasesPeter J Baxter, Tar-Ching Aw, Anne Cockcroft, Paul Durrington and J Malcolm HarringtonSection Two: Diagnosis of Occupational DiseaseThe occupational historyTar-Ching AwOccupational exposure to hazardous substancesJohn W Cherrie and Sean SempleBiological monitoringJohn Cocker and Howard J MasonSection Three: Extent and Attribution of Occupational DiseaseEpidemiological methods and evidence-based occupational medicineDavid CoggonAttribution of diseaseAnthony Newman Taylor and David CoggonCompensation schemesAnthony Newman Taylor and David WaltersSection Four: Legal IssuesMedicolegal reports and the role of the expert witnessDiana M KlossPART TWO - DISEASES ASSOCIATED WITH CHEMICAL AGENTSSection One: Occupational ToxicologyOccupational toxicology: general principlesPeter G Blain and Robert D JeffersonRisks and hazards in occupational and environmental exposuresRobert L MaynardSection Two: MetalsIntroductionTar-Ching AwAluminiumPerrine HoetAntimonyMalcolm R SimArsenicMalcolm R SimBerylliumLee S Newman and Holly M ChristensenCadmiumPerrine HoetChromiumTom SorahanCobaltPerrine HoetCopperPeter AggettGoldPeter LinnettIronPeter AggettLeadPeter J Baxter and Hideki IgisuMagnesiumPeter AggettManganeseGrant McMillan and Finlay D DickMercuryPeter J Baxter and Hideki IgisuMolybdenumMalcolm R SimNickelTom SorahanPhosphorusMalcolm R SimPlatinum group metalsPeter LinnettPoloniumIain BlairSilverPeter LinnettThalliumHideki Igisu and Tar-Ching AwTinTar-Ching Aw and Hideki IgisuTungstenPerrine HoetUraniumIain BlairVanadiumFinlay D DickZincPeter AggettSection Three: GasesGasesPeter J BaxterReactive airways dysfunction syndrome and irritant-induced asthmaJon G AyresDeliberate use of chemicals in warfare and by terroristsRobert L MaynardSection Four: Other Chemical ExposuresOrganic chemicalsTiina Santonen, Antero Aitio and Harri VainioPesticides and other agrochemicalsIan Brown, Annalisa Chiodini, Chiara Somaruga and Claudio ColosioWeldingGrant McMillanThe semiconductor industryDavid Koh and Judy SngPART THREE - DISEASES ASSOCIATED WITH PHYSICAL AGENTSSection One: NoiseSound, noise and the earRichard T Ramsden and Shakeel R SaeedSection Two: VibrationHand-arm vibration syndromeIan J Lawson, Frank Burke, Kenneth L McGeoch,Tohr Nilsson and George ProudWhole body vibrationMassimo Bovenzi and Keith PalmerSection Three: Heat and ColdHeat and coldE Howard N OakleySection Four: Barometric PressureDiving and work at increased pressureStephen Watt and Andrew ColvinWorking at high altitudePeter JG ForsterFlying and spaceflightMike Gibson, David Gradwell and Alyson CalderSection Five: RadiationIonizing radiationsChris Sharp and Fred A Mettler JrNon-ionizing radiation and the eyeMichael E Boulton and David H SlineyExtremely low frequency electric and magnetic fieldsLeeka Kheifets and Gabor MezeiRadiofrequency fieldsGabor Mezei and Leeka KheifetsPART FOUR - DISEASES RELATED TO ERGONOMIC AND MECHANICAL FACTORSSection One: The Musculoskeletal SystemRepeated movements and repeated trauma affecting the musculoskeletal systemCyrus Cooper and Keith PalmerSection Two: Back and Spinal PainOccupational back painJos H Verbeek and Frederieke SchaafsmaPART FIVE - OCCUPATION AND TRANSMISSIBLE DISEASESSection One: Occupational InfectionsOccupational infectionsJulia Heptonstall and Anne CockcroftZoonosesAlastair Miller and Julia HeptonstallSection Two: Bioterrorism and BiotechnologyBioterrorismJulia HeptonstallGenetic modification and biotechnologyDavid RoomesPART SIX - WORK AND MENTAL HEALTHSection One: Work and StressIntroduction to work and stressPeter Baxter, Tar-Ching Aw and Anne CockcroftWork, stress and sickness absence: a psychosocial perspectiveMaurice Lipsedge and Michael CalnanMental health at work: psychological interventionsAdrian NealSection Two: Work and Psychiatric DisorderWork and psychiatric disorder: an evidence-based approachNick Glozier, Max Henderson, Neil Greenberg and Simon OverlandSection Three: Substance AbuseSubstance abuse and the workplaceJonathan D ChickPART SEVEN - RESPIRATORY DISORDERSSection One: General IssuesImaging in occupational lung diseasePaul M TaylorWork and chronic air flow limitationDavid J HendrickHealth effects of ultrafine/nanoparticlesKen Donaldson, Robert J Aitken, Jon G Ayres, Brian G Miller and C Lang TranHealth effects related to non-industrial workplace indoor environmentsJouni JK Jaakkola and Maritta S JaakkolaSection Two: Organic Dust DiseasesOccupational asthmaPaul Cullinan and Anthony Newman TaylorByssinosis and other cotton-related diseasesCAC Pickering and Robert NivenExtrinsic allergic alveolitisPaul Cullinan and Anthony Newman TaylorSection Three: Inorganic Dust DiseasesInorganic dusts: general aspectsAnne CockcroftAsbestos and asbestos-related diseasesDavid Weill and Anne CockcroftEpidemiology of asbestos-related diseasesRobin M RuddOther fibrous mineral dustsAnne CockcroftSilica and silica-related diseasesAnne CockcroftEpidemiology of silica-related diseaseKyle SteenlandOther non-fibrous mineral dustsAnne CockcroftMetal dusts and fumesBenoit NemeryBerylliosisHolly M Christensen and Lee S NewmanPART EIGHT - OTHER EFFECTS OF WORKPLACE EXPOSURESSection One: Occupational Diseases of the SkinOccupational diseases of the skinJohn English and Jason WilliamsSection Two: Occupational CancersOccupational cancer: epidemiology, biological mechanisms and biomarkersManolis Kogevinas, J Malcolm Harrington and Roel VermeulenSection Three: Other Systemic EffectsNephrotoxic effects of workplace exposuresRema Saxena, Pearl Pai and Gordon M BellNeurotoxic effects of workplace exposuresMichael J Aminoff and Marcello LottiHepatotoxic effects of workplace exposureThomas W Warnes and Alexander SmithWorkplace exposures and reproductive healthJens Peter BondeHaemopoietic effects of workplace exposures: anaemias, leukaemias and lymphomasEdward Gordon-Smith, Anthony Yardley-Jones and Atherton GraySection Four: Shift WorkShift work and extended hours of workGiovanni Costa, Simon Folkard and J Malcolm Harrington

Product Details

  • ISBN13: 9780340941669
  • Format: Mixed Media
  • Number Of Pages: 1324
  • ID: 9780340941669
  • weight: 3062
  • ISBN10: 0340941669
  • edition: 10th New edition

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