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Fitness for Work The Medical Aspects

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Oxford University Press

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The 'bible' of occupational health,Fitness for Workis the most in-depth and comprehensive resource available on the effects of ill health on employment. Expert authors provide practical guidance on the employment potential of anyone with an illness or disability, as well as examining the art and skills of fitness for work assessment and its ethical framework. Fully revised and updated,Fitness for Work, fifth edition now includes, for the first time, important new chapters on work in cancer survivors, health promotion in the workplace, and managing and avoiding sickness absence. Following in the all-encompassing and comprehensive tradition of the previous editions, it also continues to provide coverage of and information on support for rehabilitation, work at older ages, health screening, and the full array of medical and surgical health problems that can affect fitness for work. Chapters are organized by medical condition to enable effortless reference, and are co-authored by a topic specialist and a specialist occupational physician providing a comprehensive view of the subject. The latest developments in legislation and government guidelines are included ensuring the book is up-to-date and provides the most current procedures in the field. Fitness for Workdelivers a wealth of valuable consensus guidance, codes of practice, and locally evolved standards to enable well-informed clinical judgements to be made. All occupational health professionals should have a copy of this highly-regarded resource on their desks.

Table of Contents

1. A general framework for assessing fitness for work, Keith Palmer and Ian Brown
2. Legal aspects of fitness for work, Gillian Howard
3. The Equality Act, Gillian Howard and Tony Williams
4. Support, rehabilitation and interventions in restoring fitness for work, Mansel Aylward and Debbie Cohen
5. Ethics for occupational physicians, Paul Litchfield
6. Neurological disorders, Jon Poole and Richard Hardie
7. Mental health and psychiatric disorders, Richard Heron and Neil Greenberg
8. Epilepsy, Ian Brown and Martin Prevett
9. Vision and eye disorders, Stuart Mitchell and John Pitts
10. Hearing and vestibular disorders, Linda Luxon and Finlay Dick
11. Spinal disorders, Keith Palmer and C. Greenough
12. Orthopaedics and trauma of the limbs, Anne Marie O'Donnell and Chris Little
13. Rheumatological disorders, 1. Steve Ryder and Karen Walker-Bone
14. Gastrointestinal and liver disorders, Ira Madan and Simon Hellier
15. Diabetes mellitus and other endocrine disorders, Eugene Waclawski and G. Gill
16. Haematological disorders, Julia Smedley and R. S. Kaczmarski
17. Cardiovascular disorders, Anne Price and Michael Petch
18. Respiratory disorders, Keith Palmer and Paul Cullinan
19. Renal and urological disease, John Hobson and E. Brown
20. Women at work, Sally Coomber and P. A. Harris
21. Fitness for work after surgery or critical illness, Tony Williams and Bill Thomas
22. Dermatological disorders, Ursula Ferriday and I. S. Foulds
23. HIV, Paul Grime and Christopher Conlon
24. Alcohol and drugs misuse, David Brown and Henrietta Bowden-Jones
25. Medication, Caroline Swales and Jeffrey Aronson
26. The older worker, Henry Goodall and John Grimley Evans
27. Ill Health Retirement, Jon Poole
28. Fitness to drive, Tim Carter, Heather Major, Andrew Colvin and Sally Evans
29. Health screening, Ching Aw and David S. Q. Koh
30. Managing and avoiding sickness absence, Richard Preece and Dean Royles
31. Health promotion in the workplace, Steve Boorman and Ian Banks
32. Cancer, Philip Wynn and Shirley D'Sa
Appendix 1: Civil aviation Stuart Mitchell
Appendix 2: Seafarer fitness Tim Carter
Appendix 3: Offshore workers Mike Doig
Appendix 4: The medical assessment of working divers Robbert Hermann and Phil Bryson
Appendix 5: General aspects of fitness for work overseas Dipti Patel
Appendix 6: Workers exposed to hand transmitted vibrations Ian Lawson and Roger Cooke

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