Essentials of Occupational Medicine (Hardcover)

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By Kirk Anderson (Editor)
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Occupational medicine is a field of medicine which deals with the maintenance of health in the workplace. It focuses on the prevention of injuries and diseases in the workplace, along with their treatment. Maintenance and increase in the productivity, and social adjustment in the workplace are the main objectives of occupational medicine. The chronic ailments caused due to work or occupational activity are called occupational diseases. Some occupational lung diseases include occupational asthma, chronic obstructive pulmonary disease, bronchiolitis obliterans and lung cancer. Contact dermatitis and urticaria are two of the most common types of occupational skin diseases. Preventive methods for such diseases include personal protection of the workers, irritant replacement or removal, etc. This book unravels the recent studies in the field of occupational medicine. It is compiled in such a manner, that it will provide an in-depth knowledge about the management of occupational diseases at workplace. For all those who are interested in this field, this book can prove to be an essential guide.


Product Details
ISBN: 9781639274475
ISBN-10: 1639274472
Publisher: American Medical Publishers
Publication Date: March 1st, 2022
Pages: 245
Language: English