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Fitness for Work By Edited by Felicity Edwards

Fitness for Work
by Edited by Felicity Edwards

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This updated edition of a general reference work on occupational medicine provides comprehensive information and guidance on the effects of medical conditions on working capability. Covering every common medical problem, there is also advice on the legal and ethical aspects of employee health.
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Fitness for Work: The Medical Aspects by Edited by Felicity Edwards

This is the revised edition of a reference work on occupational medicine which provides comprehensive information and guidance on the effects of medical conditions on working capability. Each chapter is devoted to a separate system and written by an occupational physician in co-operation with a specialist in the field. Every common medical problem is covered. The reader will find practical guidance on the employment potential and assessment of almost anyone with an illness or disability. The book also contains detailed discussions on the general, legal and ethical aspects of the employment of workers with ill-health or disability.

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Table of Contents


1: Introduction. 2: Legal aspects and services for the disabled. 3: Medication. 4: Hearing and vestibular disorders. 5: Visual and ocular disorders. 6: Dermatology. 7: Neurological disorders. 8: Epilepsy. 9: Spinal disorders. 10: Limb disorders. 11: Trauma. 12: Diabetes mellitus and thyroid disorders. 13: Gastrointestinal and liver disorders. 14: Cardiovascular disorders. 15: Repiratory disorders. 16: Renal and urological disorders. 17: Haematological disorders. 18: Women at work. 19: Surgery. 20: Psychiatric disorders. 21: Stress, alcohol and drug abuse. 22: Acquired immune deficiency syndrome (AIDS). Appendix 1 Driving. Appendix 2 Civil aviation. Appendix 3 Seafarers. Appendix 4 Offshore workers and divers. Appendix 5 Working overseas. Appendix 6 Ethics for occupational physicians. Appendix 7 European Community directives. Appendix 8 Ill-health retirement guidance. Appendix 9 List of useful addresses

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GOR001140519
Fitness for Work: The Medical Aspects by Edited by Felicity Edwards
Edited by Felicity Edwards
Used - Very Good
Paperback
Oxford University Press
1995-04-01
561
0192623451
9780192623454
N/A
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