Modern Occupational Diseases Diagnosis, Epidemiology, Management and Prevention

Editor: Ki Moon Bang

Modern Occupational Diseases Diagnosis, Epidemiology, Management and Prevention

ISBN: 978-981-5049-14-5
eISBN: 978-981-5049-13-8 (Online)

Introduction

Occupational disease is an important public health problem of the 21st century. Occupational disease still accounts for many preventable illnesses and injuries in the workplace. It is important to incorporate modern knowledge of disease epidemiology and cutting-edge diagnostic methods and treatment with the most recent developments in the management and prevention methods to better control work-related diseases and injuries. This book covers a selection of the common occupational diseases and injuries. It offers accurate, current information on the history, causes, diagnosis, management and prevention of several occupational diseases.

Key features:

- 14 chapters contributed by more than 30 experts in occupational and preventive medicine

- Comprehensive treatment of the history, causes, diagnosis, management and prevention of many important occupational diseases (including asbestosis, silicosis, work-related asthma, occupational cancer, mesothelioma, arsenic, and other diseases)

- Each chapter highlights the latest research findings and cutting-edge technologies

- References for further reading

Modern Occupational Diseases: Diagnosis, Epidemiology, Management and Prevention serves as a useful guide for all readers interested in occupational diseases. The suggested readership includes trainees in occupational medicine, general practitioners, medical students, graduate students in public health programs, occupational health nurses, and professionals involved in occupational health and safety roles at public and private levels.

Audience: Occupational medicine specialists, general practitioners, medical students, graduate students in public health, occupational health nurses, or colleagues and professionals in occupational health and safety; managers at companies and government agencies responsible for the working environment of industries.

Contributors

Editor(s):
Ki Moon Bang
Professor of Epidemiology Emory University
Rollins School of Public Health Atlanta
Georgia USA




Contributor(s):
Alysha R. Meyers
National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health
Centers for Disease Control and Prevention
Cincinnati
USA


Brian Linde
Yale Occupational and Environmental Medicine Program, Department of Medicine
Yale University School of Medicine
New Haven, CT
USA


Brian D. Lowe
National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health
Centers for Disease Control and Prevention
Cincinnati
USA


Brent A. Baker
National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health
Centers for Disease Control and Prevention
Cincinnati
USA


Carrie A. Redlich
Yale Occupational and Environmental Medicine Program, Department of Medicine
Yale University School of Medicine
New Haven, CT
USA


Daniel H. Sterman
New York University School of Medicine/New York University Langone Health
New York, NY
USA


David N. Weissman
Respiratory Health Division
National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health
Morgantown, WV
USA


David F. Goldsmith
George Washington University, Milken Institute School of Public Health
Washington DC
USA


Donald K. Milton
Public Health Aerobiology and Biomarker Laboratory
Institute for Applied Environmental Health, University of Maryland School of Public Health, College Park
Maryland
USA


E.A. McKenzie
National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health (NIOSH)
Morgantown, WV
USA


Haining Yang
Thoracic Oncology
University of Hawaii Cancer Center
Hawaii
USA


Ian Henderson
Pulmonary and Critical Medicine
New York University Grossman School of Medicine
New York, NY
USA


Jaime Szeinuk
Zucker School of Medicine at Hofstra/Northwell
Hempstead, NY
USA


John E. Parker
Division of Pulmonary and Critical Care Medicine
West Virginia University School of Medicine
WV
USA


Kathleen Marie McPhaul
Public Health Aerobiology and Biomarker Laboratory
Institute for Applied Environmental Health, University of Maryland School of Public Health, College Park
Maryland
USA


Kelly M. Hager
Yale Occupational and Environmental Medicine Program, Department of Medicine
Yale University School of Medicine
New Haven, CT
USA


Kenneth Rosenman
Michigan State University
East Lansing Michigan
USA


Ki Moon Bang
Emory University, Rollins School of Public Health
Atlanta, GA
USA


Mathew G. Hause
National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health (NIOSH)
Morgantown, WV
USA


Michele Carbone
Thoracic Oncology
University of Hawaii Cancer Center
Hawaii
USA


Mika Tanji
Thoracic Oncology
University of Hawaii Cancer Center
Hawaii
USA


Ming-Lun Lu
National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health
Centers for Disease Control and Prevention
Cincinnati
USA


Ninica L. Howard
Washington State Department of Labor and Industries
Olympia
USA


Oluwasanmi Oladapo Adenaiye
Public Health Aerobiology and Biomarker Laboratory
Institute for Applied Environmental Health, University of Maryland School of Public Health, College Park
Maryland
USA


Rafael E. de la Hoz
Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai
New York, NY
USA


Rafia Zulfikar
Section of Pulmonary
Critical Care and Sleep Medicine, West Virginia University
Morgantown
USA


Ren G. Dong
National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health
Centers for Disease Control and Prevention
Cincinnati
USA


Robert J. Tallaksen
Department of Radiology
West Virginia University School of Medicine
Morgantown, WV
USA


Robert L. Smith
New York University Grossman School of Medicine
New York, NY
USA


Robert R. Fox
GM Global Technical Center
Warren
USA


Rose H. Goldman
Harvard Medical School
Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health, Boston Massachusetts; Cambridge Health Alliance, Cambridge
Massachusetts
USA


Thomas G. Bobick
National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health (NIOSH)
Morgantown, WV
USA


William N. Rom
New York University School of Medicine and New York University School of Global Public Health
New York, NY
USA


Yasutaka Takinishi
Thoracic Oncology
University of Hawaii Cancer Center
Hawaii
USA