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Occupational epidemiology

proceedings of the Seventh International Symposium on Epidemiology in Occupational Health, Tokyo, Japan, 11-13 October 1989

by International Symposium on Epidemiology in Occupational Health (7th 1989 Tokyo, Japan)

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Published by Excerpta Medica, Sole distributors for the USA and Canada, Elsevier Science Pub. Co. in Amsterdam, New York, New York, NY, USA .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Occupational diseases -- Epidemiology -- Congresses.,
  • Occupational Diseases -- epidemiology -- congresses.

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references and index.

    Statementeditors, Haruhiko Sakurai, Isao Okazaki, Kazuyuki Omae.
    SeriesInternational congress series ;, no. 889
    ContributionsSakurai, Haruhiko, 1934-, Okazaki, Isao., Omae, Kazuyuki.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsRC964 .I65 1989
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxii, 343 p. :
    Number of Pages343
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL1851451M
    ISBN 100444813373
    LC Control Number90003005

    Current Topics in Occupational Epidemiology is an in-depth study of contemporary issues and emerging themes in the field. Divided into seven parts the book discusses 'new' occupational diseases such as pneumonia in welders as well as 'older' diseases including morbidity and mortality among : OUP Oxford. World Health Organization Publications, European Series No. 20 Epidemiology of Occupational Health. Geneva, Checkoway H, et al. Research Methods in Occupational Epidemiology. New York: Oxford University Press, Olsen, J. and Merletti F., Searching for Causes of Work-Related Diseases: An Introduction to Epidemiology at the Work Site.

      This widely used text provides a clear and critical summary of research approaches to the epidemiological study of workplace hazards. It describes the historical development of occupational epidemiology, methods for characterizing occupational exposures, and techniques for designing and implementing epidemiologic studies in this area/5. Occupational Epidemiology Mission. To train highly-qualified scientists who will develop and apply the theory, method, and substance of epidemiology to protect workers' safety and health. The program offers four major areas of occupational research focus: injuries and musculoskeletal disorders ; cancer.

    Occupational epidemiology has emerged as a distinct subdiscipline of epidemiology and occupational medicine, addressing fundamental public health and scientific questions relating to the specification of exposure-response relationships, assessment of the adequacy of occupational exposure guidelines, and extrapolation of hazardous effects to other settings/5(4).   Epidemiologists need at least a master’s degree from an accredited college or university. Most epidemiologists have a master’s degree in public health (MPH) or a related field, and some have completed a doctoral degree in epidemiology or medicine. Pay. The median annual wage for epidemiologists was $70, in May Job OutlookEntry-level education: Master's degree.


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It includes a basic introduction to epidemiology in the occupational context and introduces new analytic methods. This volume-packed with mostly new material-empasizes the relation between occupation and a variety of illnesses. These chapters extensively cover the current epidemiologic.

Occupational epidemiology is an important aspect of clinical epidemiology and of occupational hygiene since it provides powerful and practical information to understand the causes and determinants of work related ill-health, to help establish what steps should be taken to reduce those risks, and to evaluate interventions for the benefits of.

Book Description. The objective of this second edition of Occupational Epidemiology is to update and extend the first edition. It includes a basic introduction to epidemiology in the occupational context and introduces new analytic methods.

This volume-packed with mostly new material-empasizes the relation between occupation and a variety of. Overview. Occupational epidemiology involves the application of epidemiologic methods to populations of workers.

Occupational epidemiologic studies may involve looking at workers exposed to a variety of chemical, biological or physical (e.g., noise, heat, radiation) agents to determine if the exposures result in the risk of adverse health outcomes.

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The book has a particular emphasis on modifiable environmental factors and encourages the application of epidemiology to the prevention of disease and the promotion of health, including environmental and occupational health. The present manual tries to respond to the specific needs of occupa- tional health epidemiology.

Rather than a comprehensive review of the subject, the book presents a series of articles. The first four chap- ters deal with general principles and definitions in occupational epi demioligy and describe the work-related hazards and diseases.

Environmental epidemiology is the study of the effect on human health of physical, biologic, and chemical factors in the external environment, broadly conceived. By examining specific populations or communities exposed to different ambient environments, it seeks to clarify the relationship between physical, biologic or chemical factors and.

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