Occupational Health 5e

Management and Practice for Health Professionals


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    Edition: 5th edition
  • Format: Soft Cover
  • ISBN: 9781485112129
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  • Category: Health & Medicine

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Occupational Health: Management and Practice for Health Professionals is a well-known and widely prescribed text in this discipline. The fifth edition has been updated to include the latest legislation and research concerning this subject.

New features:
• A review of the latest Acts relevant to Occupational Health, and Internet links to the full Acts
• Updated text on Occupational Medicine to ensure that students and practitioners are aware of the latest research on the topic
• A chapter on Environmental Health highlighting its importance in the broader framework of healthcare
• A review of the chapter on Psychological Health looked at from a fresh perspective, reinforcing the value of treating patients holistically.

Drawing on their experience in the field of Occupational Health, the authors explain the relationship between work and health as a two-way process in which the working environment may affect the health of workers, and the workers’ state of health may impact on their ability to do their jobs. The text gives clear guidelines on how to deal with this relationship.

Occupational Health: Management and Practice for Health Professionals has been written to meet the needs of anyone working in this field, but particularly those completing the occupational health component of a basic healthcare programme or pursuing a career in occupational health practice. This new edition has also been peer reviewed by experts in the field.

·         An overview of occupational health – Jenny Acutt

·         Work, workers and workplaces – Jenny Acutt

·         Legislation for occupational health – Susan Hattingh

·         Occupational safety – Susan Hattingh

·         Occupational hygiene – Jenny Acutt

·         Occupational diseases – Jenny Acutt

·         Occupational health service management – Jenny Acutt

·         Clinical occupational healthcare – Jenny Acutt

·         Emergency care and disaster management – Jenny Acutt and Susan Hattingh

·         Epidemiology and Research – Susan Hattingh

·         Psychological health and adjustment in the work context – Susan Hattingh

·         Environmental health – Susan Hattingh

 

Practitioners of Occupational Health or Medicine

Nursing students during the third or fourth year of study

Nursing students at post-basic level

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Occupational Health: Management and Practice for Health Professionals is a well-known and widely prescribed text in this discipline. The fifth edition has been updated to include the latest legislation and research concerning this subject.

New features:
• A review of the latest Acts relevant to Occupational Health, and Internet links to the full Acts
• Updated text on Occupational Medicine to ensure that students and practitioners are aware of the latest research on the topic
• A chapter on Environmental Health highlighting its importance in the broader framework of healthcare
• A review of the chapter on Psychological Health looked at from a fresh perspective, reinforcing the value of treating patients holistically.

Drawing on their experience in the field of Occupational Health, the authors explain the relationship between work and health as a two-way process in which the working environment may affect the health of workers, and the workers’ state of health may impact on their ability to do their jobs. The text gives clear guidelines on how to deal with this relationship.

Occupational Health: Management and Practice for Health Professionals has been written to meet the needs of anyone working in this field, but particularly those completing the occupational health component of a basic healthcare programme or pursuing a career in occupational health practice. This new edition has also been peer reviewed by experts in the field.

·         An overview of occupational health – Jenny Acutt

·         Work, workers and workplaces – Jenny Acutt

·         Legislation for occupational health – Susan Hattingh

·         Occupational safety – Susan Hattingh

·         Occupational hygiene – Jenny Acutt

·         Occupational diseases – Jenny Acutt

·         Occupational health service management – Jenny Acutt

·         Clinical occupational healthcare – Jenny Acutt

·         Emergency care and disaster management – Jenny Acutt and Susan Hattingh

·         Epidemiology and Research – Susan Hattingh

·         Psychological health and adjustment in the work context – Susan Hattingh

·         Environmental health – Susan Hattingh

 

Practitioners of Occupational Health or Medicine

Nursing students during the third or fourth year of study

Nursing students at post-basic level

This product does not have any reviews yet - be the first to write one.