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Occupational Health and Industrial Medicine

  • Clinton H. ToeweII


Today’s family physician, whether practicing in an urban, highly industrialized locality or in a rural, agricultural setting, treats patients suffering from occupational disease practically every day. This chapter describes the magnitude and severity of the occupational health problem, discusses some of the major occupational hazards and syndromes, and considers the family physician’s role in the diagnosis, treatment, and prevention of occupational disease.


Occupational Health Family Physician Injured Worker Occupational Disease Occupational Injury 
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