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Occupational Health Practice

Harold J. Magnuson, MD
JAMA. 1981;246(24):2864. doi:10.1001/jama.1981.03320240070037.
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Professor Schilling and 21 collaborators designed Occupational Health Practice as a comprehensive introduction to the field for postgraduate students in occupational medicine, nursing, and hygiene at the London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine. The authors' task was formidable, considering the diversity of professional preparation. The appearance of this second edition speaks to the authors' success.

Most of the book has been rewritten. New chapters have been added on occupational health in developing countries and on migrant workers. Five new chapters on the response of particular organs to toxic agents, the screening of organ systems, and toxicity testing are valuable additions. Nearly every subject pertinent to occupational health practice is discussed, and each chapter includes a bibliography of pertinent articles in the English language. This is particularly useful for the neophyte, since this literature is to be found in medical and scientific journals of many specialties.

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