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Hunter's Diseases of Occupations




ISBN 9780340941669
Published October 29, 2010 by CRC Press
1324 Pages 250 B/W Illustrations

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Winner of the 2011 BMA book awards: medicine category

In the five decades since its first publication, Hunter's Diseases of Occupations has remained the pre-eminent text on diseases caused by work, universally recognized as the most authoritative source of information in the field. It is an important guide for doctors in all disciplines who may encounter occupational diseases in their practice, covering topics as diverse as work and stress, asbsetos-related disease, working at high altitude and major chemical incidents, many of which are highly topical.

The Tenth Edition of Hunter's Diseases of Occupations has been fully revised and updated, presenting all practitioners considering an occupational cause for a patient's condition with comprehensive coverage of work-related diseases as they present in modern and developing industralised societies. It draws on the wide-ranging and in-depth clinical knowledge and experience, and acadmic excellence, of top experts in the field.

Table of Contents

General Considerations. Diseases Associated With Chemical Agents. Diseases Associated With Physical Agents. Diseases Related To Ergonomic And Mechanical Factors. Occupation and Transmissible Diseases. Work and Mental Health. Respiratory Disorders. Other Effects of Workplace Exposures.

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Biography

Peter J Baxter MD MSc FRCP FFOM
Consultant Physician in Occupational and Environmental Medicine, University of Cambridge and Addenbrooke's Hospital, Cambridge University Hospital NHS Foundation Trust, Cambridge, UK

Tar-Ching Aw MB PhD FRCP FRCPC FFOM FFPHM
Professor and Chair, Department of Community Medicine, Faculty of Medicine and Health Sciences, United Arab Emirates University, Al-Ain, UAE; Adjunct Professor, Gillings School of Global Public Health, University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill, USA; Visiting Professor, Canterbury Christ Church University, Kent, UK

Anne Cockcroft MD HIH FRCP FFOM
Senior Research Fellow, CIET group; Visiting Professor, Autonomous University of Guerrero, Mexico

Paul Durrington MD FRCP FRCPath FAHA FACP FMedSci
Honorary Professor of Medicine, Consultant Physician, Cardiovascular Research Group, School of Biomedicine, University of Manchester, Manchester, UK

J Malcolm Harrington CBE MSc MD FRCP FFOM FMedSci
Emeritus Professor of Occupational Medicine, University of Birmingham, Birmingham, UK