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    DescriptionOccupational and environmental health is the public health and multidisciplinary approach to the recognition, diagnosis, treatment, prevention, and control of disease, injuries, and other adverse health conditions resulting from hazardous environmental exposures in the workplace, the home, or the community. These are essential elements of public health practice and a core of the curriculum in the schools of public health. Thoroughly updated and expanded upon, the sixth edition of Occupational and Environmental Health provides comprehensive coverage and a clear understanding of occupational and environmental health and its relationships to public health, environmental science, and governmental policy. New chapters include Toxicology; The Roles of Government and International Organizations; and Risk Communication in Workplaces and Communities. The authors also expand on chapters included in previous chapters, and the book features practical case studies, numerous tables, graphs, and photos, and annotated bibliographies. Reviews for previous editions: "This text goes a long way in meeting the need for a brief overview of the entire field. The quality of writing is in general excellent, and this is a physically attractive book. Chapters are concise and to the point. The use of illustrative cases in many of the chapters is a definite plus. This an excellent book and a mainstay for introductory courses in the field."-The American Journal of Industrial Medicine "It achieves a good blend of practical application, together with the elements of the supporting sciences, such as toxicology and epidemiology, as well the social context. It is a useful text to inform and support day-to-day practice, to educate students, and to help with examinations. If I had not received a reviewer's copy, i would have bought the book out of my own pocket."-Occupational and Environmental Medicine "The book is geared primarily to medical personnel and professionals, but it contains many chapters that would be of use to nearly everyone. It is a delight to read."-Journal of Community Health


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    Title
    Occupational and Environmental Health
    Subtitle
    Recognizing and Preventing Disease and Injury
    Authors and contributors
    By (author) Barry S. Levy, By (author) David H. Wegman, By (author) Sherry L. Baron, By (author) Rosemary K. Sokas
    Physical properties
    Format: Paperback
    Number of pages: 888
    Width: 181 mm
    Height: 252 mm
    Thickness: 40 mm
    Weight: 1,510 g
    Language
    English
    ISBN
    ISBN 13: 9780195397888
    ISBN 10: 0195397886
    Classifications

    BIC E4L: HEA
    B&T Book Type: NF
    Nielsen BookScan Product Class 3: S6.2
    Ingram Subject Code: PI
    Libri: I-PI
    B&T Modifier: Region of Publication: 01
    BISAC V2.8: LAN009000
    B&T General Subject: 510
    B&T Modifier: Academic Level: 02
    B&T Merchandise Category: MAJ
    BISAC V2.8: MED078000
    B&T Modifier: Text Format: 06
    Warengruppen-Systematik des deutschen Buchhandels: 26930
    BIC subject category V2: MBNH2
    LC subject heading:
    BISAC V2.8: MED036000, MED028000
    LC subject heading:
    DC22: 616.9803
    BISAC V2.8: MED061000
    BIC subject category V2: MMRP
    DC22: 616.9/803
    LC subject heading:
    LC classification: RC963 .O22 2011
    LC subject heading: , , , , ,
    DC23: 616.9803
    Ingram Theme: INDS/ENVSTD
    Thema V1.0: CF, MBNH2, MBN, MKVP, MKV
    Edition
    6, Revised
    Edition statement
    6th Revised edition
    Illustrations note
    Illustrations, maps
    Publisher
    Oxford University Press Inc
    Imprint name
    Oxford University Press Inc
    Publication date
    03 February 2011
    Publication City/Country
    New York
    Author Information
    Barry S. Levy, MD, MPH, is Adjunct Professor of Public Health, Tufts University School of Medicine, Boston, MA. David H. Wegman, MD, MSc, is Dean, School of Health and Environment, University of Massachusetts Lowell. Sherry L. Baron, MD, MPH, is Coordinator, Priority Populations and Occupational Health Disparities, National Institute for Occupational Health and Safety, Bethesda, MD. Rosemary K. Sokas, MD, MOH, is Professor, Environmental and Occupational Health Sciences, University of Illinois at Chicago School of Public Health.