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Hunter's Diseases of Occupations, 10th Edition

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Peter J Baxter, MD MSc FRCP FFOM, Tar-Ching Aw, MB PhD FRCP FrCPC FFOM FFPHM, Anne Cockcroft, MD DIH FRCP FFOM, Paul Durrington, MD FRCP FRCPath FAHA FACP FmedSci, and J Malcolm Harrington, CBE, MSc MD FRCP FFOM FMedSci

This 2011 tenth edition has been fully revised and organized to reflect the realities of the modern workplace. New features include chapters on bioterrorism and the history of occupational medicine with expanded sections on diagnosis and occupational toxicology. Additional downloadable materials available to purchasers of the book.

Table of Contents
  1. Donald Hunter and the history of occupational health: Precedents and perspectives
  2. The changing face of occupational disease

    1. The occupational history
    2. Assessment of exposure
    3. Biological Monitoring

    1. Compensation schemes
    2. Epidemiological methods and evidence-based occupational medicine
    3. Attribution of disease
  3. Medicolegal reports and the role of the expert witness

    1. Occupational toxicology: General principles
    2. Risk assessment and exposure modelling

    1. Introduction
    2. Aluminium
    3. Antimony
    4. Arsenic
    5. Beryllium
    6. Cadmium
    7. Chromium
    8. Cobalt
    9. Copper
    10. Gold
    11. Lead
    12. Manganese
    13. Mercury
    14. Molybdenum
    15. Nickel
    16. Phosphorus
    17. Platinum group metals
    18. Silver
    19. Tin
    20. Tungsten
    21. Uranium
    22. Vanadium
    23. Zinc
    24. Thallium
    25. Magnesium
    26. Iron
    27. Polonium

    1. Gases: General (inc. RADS(Ayres))
    2. War/terrorist gases including cyanide
    3. The semiconductor industry
  4. Welding, fumes and inhalational fevers
  5. Pesticides and other agrochemicals
  6. Organic chemicals
  7. Noise
  8. HandaC"arm vibration syndrome
  9. Whole body vibration
  10. Heat and cold

    1. Diving and tunnelling
    2. Working at high altitude
    3. Flying and spaceflight

    1. Ionizing radiation
    2. Non-ionizing radiation and the eye
    3. Extremely low frequency electric and magnetic fields
    4. Radiofrequency fields
  11. Repeated movements and repeated trauma affecting the musculoskeletal system
  12. Occupational back pain

    1. Zoonoses
    2. Occupational infections
  13. Bioterrorism
  14. Genetic modification and biotechnology
  15. Work and psychiatric disorder
  16. Psychosocial model of workplace mental illness
  17. Substance abuse and the workplace
  18. Imaging in occupational lung disease
  19. Work and chronic air flow limitation
  20. Occupational asthma
  21. Byssinosis and other coton-related diseases
  22. Extrinsic allergic alveolitis
  23. Health effects related to non-industrial workplace indoor environments

    1. General aspects
      1. Asbestos and asbestos-related diseases
      2. Epidemiology of asbestos-related diseases
      3. Other fibrous mineral dusts
    2. Non-fibrous mineral dusts
      1. Silica and silica-related diseases
      2. Epidemiology of silica-related diseases
      3. Other non-fibrous mineral dusts

        1. Metal dusts and fumes (two sections combined).

      1. Berylliosis
  24. Skin
  25. Occupational cancers
  26. Nephrotoxic effects of workplace exposures
  27. Neurotoxic effects of workplace exposures
  28. Hepatotoxic effects of workplace exposures
  29. Workplace exposures and reproductive health
  30. Haemopoietic effects of workplace exposures: Anaemias, leukaemias and lymphomas
  31. Shift and extended hours of work
  32. Health effects of ultrafine/nonoparticles
  33. Management of the stress at work patient
  34. Introduction to work and stress
Publication Date 2011
Format Hardcover, 1324 pages
Product Code 24089