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Occupational medicine practice guidelines : [publication] : evaluation and management of common health problems and functional recovery in workers /

by American College of Occupational and Environmental Medicine [edt]; Glass, Lee S.
Material type: materialTypeLabelBookPublisher: Beverly Farms, Mass. : OEM Press, 2004, cop. 2004Edition: 2nd ed.Description: XXVI, 516 p. : ill. ; 29 cm.ISBN: 1883595428.MeSH subject(s): Occupational Diseases | Occupational Health Services | Occupational Medicine | Occupational Diseases -- therapy | Occupational Diseases -- diagnosis | Occupational Health Services -- standards | Occupational Medicine -- standards | Practice GuidelinePUBLICATION TYPE SAPHIR: MonographSummary: Like its 1997 predecessor, the second edition is intended to improve: 1) the efficiency with which the diagnostic process is conducted; 2) the specificity of each diagnostic test performed; and 3) the effectiveness of each treatment in relieving symptoms and achieving a cure. [Ed.][Table of contents]I Foundations of occupational medicine practice. 1. Prevention. 2. General approach to initial assessment and documentation. 3. Inital approaches to treatment. 4. Work-relatedness. 5. Cornerstones of disability prevention and management. 6. Pain, suffering, and the restoration of function. 7. Independent medical examinations and consultations. II Presenting complaints. 8. Neck and upper back complaints. 9. Shoulder complaints. 10. Elbow complaints. 11. Forearm, wrist, and complaints. 12. Low back complaints. 13. Knee complaints. 14. Ankle and foot complaints. 15. Stress-related conditions. 16. Eye. Appendix: Evidence-based medicine: What does it mean? Why do we care?

Like its 1997 predecessor, the second edition is intended to improve: 1) the efficiency with which the diagnostic process is conducted; 2) the specificity of each diagnostic test performed; and 3) the effectiveness of each treatment in relieving symptoms and achieving a cure. [Ed.][Table of contents]I Foundations of occupational medicine practice. 1. Prevention. 2. General approach to initial assessment and documentation. 3. Inital approaches to treatment. 4. Work-relatedness. 5. Cornerstones of disability prevention and management. 6. Pain, suffering, and the restoration of function. 7. Independent medical examinations and consultations. II Presenting complaints. 8. Neck and upper back complaints. 9. Shoulder complaints. 10. Elbow complaints. 11. Forearm, wrist, and complaints. 12. Low back complaints. 13. Knee complaints. 14. Ankle and foot complaints. 15. Stress-related conditions. 16. Eye. Appendix: Evidence-based medicine: What does it mean? Why do we care?