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Environmental and occupational medicine /

by Rom, William N.
Material type: materialTypeLabelBookPublisher: Philadelphia [etc.] : Lippincott-Raven, cop. 1998Edition: 3rd ed.Description: XXXIX, 1880 p. : ill. ; 29 cm.ISBN: 0316755788.Subject(s): Occupational Medicine | Environmental Medicine | Occupational Diseases -- prevention & controlMeSH subject(s): Occupational Medicine | Environmental Medicine | Occupational Diseases | Occupational Diseases -- prevention & control | MonographPUBLICATION TYPE SAPHIR: MonographSummary: This book provides encyclopedic coverage of the history, causes, prevention, and treatment of environmental and occupational diseases. The Third Edition features new chapters on molecular carcinogenesis, biological markers, genetic susceptibility to environmentally-induced diseases, and molecular mechanisms of asthma, particle-induced lung disease, low back pain, biomechanics, respirators, managed care and occupational health. Full consideration is given to recently recognized occupational diseases and hazards such as occupational tuberculosis, toxic liver disorders and endocrine disruptions, multiple chemical sensitivities, carpal tunnel syndrome, hazards of the petroleum refining industry, sleep disorders, and sick building syndrome. Environmental concerns addressed include acid rain, PCBs in aquatic environments, and Persian Gulf War health issues
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WA 400 9 ed 3 (Browse shelf) Available
Empruntable IST, Institut universitaire romand de santé au travail; Bibliothèque
Bibliothèque
IST WA-400-Env-1998 (Browse shelf) Available

vdist-/05.2013 This book provides encyclopedic coverage of the history, causes, prevention, and treatment of environmental and occupational diseases. The Third Edition features new chapters on molecular carcinogenesis, biological markers, genetic susceptibility to environmentally-induced diseases, and molecular mechanisms of asthma, particle-induced lung disease, low back pain, biomechanics, respirators, managed care and occupational health. Full consideration is given to recently recognized occupational diseases and hazards such as occupational tuberculosis, toxic liver disorders and endocrine disruptions, multiple chemical sensitivities, carpal tunnel syndrome, hazards of the petroleum refining industry, sleep disorders, and sick building syndrome. Environmental concerns addressed include acid rain, PCBs in aquatic environments, and Persian Gulf War health issues