Fitness for Work The Medical Aspects

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  • Edition: 4th
  • Format: Paperback
  • Copyright: 2007-04-05
  • Publisher: Oxford University Press
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Since its first edition, published in 1988, Fitness for Work has grown to become the UK's 'bible' of occupational health. This fourth edition reflects significant developments in legislation, new guidelines, and updates the information needed by those working in the field.

Table of Contents

A General Framework for Assessing Fitness for Work
Legal Aspects of Fitness for Work
The Disability Discrimination Act 1995
Support and Rehabilitation - Restoring Fitness for Work
Ethics for Occupational Physicians
Neurological Disorders
Mental Health and Psychiatric Disorders
Vision and Eye Disorders
Hearing and Vestibular Disorders
Spinal Disorders
Orthopaedics and Trauma of the Limbs
Rheumatological Disorders
Gastrointestinal and Liver Disorders
Diabetes Mellitus and Other Endocrine Disorders
Haematological Disorders
Cardiovascular Disorders
Respiratory Disorders
Renal and Urological Disease
Women at Work
Fitness for Work Following Surgery
Dermatological Disorders
Human Immunodeficiency Virus (HIV)
Alcohol and Drugs Misuse
Work and The Older Employee
Ill Health Retirement
Fitness to Drive
Health Screening
Civil Aviation
Seafarer Fitness
Offshore Workers
The Medical Assessment of Working Divers
General Aspects of Fitness for Work Overseas
Workers exposed to hand-transmitted vibration: Health surveillance and fitness for work
Returning to work after intensive care treatment
Useful addresses and contact details
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