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Environmental and Occupational Medicine
Fourth Edition
by William N. Rom

Environmental and Occupational Medicine offers accurate, current information on the history, causes, prevention, and treatment of a wide range of environmental and occupational diseases and includes numerous case studies. This edition includes more information on gene-environment interactions.

Partial Contents

Section I: Environmental and Occupational Disease

  1. The Discipline of Environmental and Occupational Medicine
  2. The Role of Surveillance in Occupational Health
  3. The Occupational and Environmental History and Examination
  4. Epidemiology of Occupational Diseases
  5. Occuptional Biostatistics
  6. Impairment, Disability, and Functional Capacity

Mechanisms of Occupational Disease and Injury

  1. Molecular Biology
  2. TP53 Tumor Suppressor Gene: At the Crossroads of the Cellular-stress Response Pathway and Molecular Carcinogenesis
  3. BioBiomarkers
  4. Genetic Susceptibility
  5. Environmental Mutagenesis
  6. Evaluation of Occupational Exposures and Effects on Male and Female Reproduction

Organ System: Lung

  1. Particle Deposition and Pulmonary Defense Mechanisms
  2. Lung Immune Defenses Against Environmental Agents
  3. Pulmonary Function Testing
  4. Imaging of Pneumoconiosis
  5. Molecular Mechanisms of Particle-induced Lung Disease
  6. Analysis of Fibrous and Nonfibrous Particles
  7. Asbestosis, Pleural Fibrosis, and Lung Cancer
  8. Malignant Mesothelioma
  9. Man-made Vitreous Fibers, Vermiculite, and Zeolite
  10. Respiratory Disease in Coal Miners
  11. The Health Effects of Silica Exposure
  12. Hypersensitivity Pneumonitis
  13. Inhalation Fever
  14. Occupational and Environmental Asthma
  15. Environmental, Genes, and Immune Mechanisms in Asthma
  16. Firefighters' Health and Health Effects of the World Trade Center Collapse
  17. International Byssinosis
  18. Isocyanate Exposures and Health Effects
  19. Occupational Exposures as a Cause of Chronic Airways Disease
  20. Lung Diseases Associated with Silicates and Other Dusts
  21. Respiratory Tract Irritants
  22. Simple Asphyxiants
  23. Chemical Asphyxiants
  24. Agricultural Dust-induced Lung Disease

Other Organ Systems

  1. Upper Airway Disorders
  2. Occupational Skin Disease
  3. Toxic Peripheral Neuropathy
  4. Human Behavioral Neurotoxicology: Workplace and Community Assessments
  5. Occupational Heart Disease
  6. Occupational Eye Disorders Occupational Infections
  7. Terrorism Preparedness
  8. Human Immunodeficiency Virus in the Workplace
  9. The Occupational Risk of Tuberculosis Care
  10. Hematologic Effects of Occupational Hazards
  11. Toxic Liver Disorders
  12. Environmental and Occupational Causes of Injury to the Kidneys and Urinary Tract
  13. Occupational Bladder Cancer
  14. Psychiatric Syndromes Common in the Workplace
  15. Alcohol and Drug Abuse in Industry
  16. Psychological Job Stress
  17. Multiple Chemical Sensitivity
  18. Gulf War Illness
  19. Occupational Safety and Human Factors
  20. Ergonomics and Occupational Biomechanics
  21. Nonspecific Low Back Pain
  22. Carpal Tunnel Syndrome

Section II: Environmental and Occupational Exposures

  1. toxicogenomics and Exporsure Assessment


  1. Occupational and Environmental Exposure to Lead
  2. Mercury
  3. Cadmium
  4. Arsenic
  5. Beryllium Disease
  6. Hard Metal Disease
  7. Chromium Compounds
  8. Nickel Compounds
  9. Metal Compounds and Rare Earths

Organic Chemicals

  1. Organic Solvents and Fuels
  2. Benzene
  3. Formaldehyde
  4. Ethylene Oxide
  5. Pesticides
  6. Health Effects of Agent Orange, Other Military Herbicides, and Dioxins
  7. Pentachlorophenol and Tetrachlorophenal
  8. Polychlorinated Biphenyis
  9. Trimellitic Anhydride and Other Acid Anhydrides
  10. Carbon Disulfide
  11. N-Nitrosamines
  12. Polycylic Aromatic Hydrocarbons and Petroleum Industry
  13. Occupational Hazards in the Microelectronics Industry

Physical Environment

Chapters 83 - 92

Personal and General Environment

Chapters 93 - 106

Section III: Control of Environmental and Occupational Diseases and Exposures

Chapters 107 - 121


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Environmental and Occupational Medicine
Fourth Edition
by William N. Rom

2007 • 1,884 pages • $274.00 + shipping
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