occupational medicine


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occupational medicine

n.
The branch of medicine that deals with the prevention and treatment of diseases and injuries occurring at work or in specific occupations.
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Major organization : REGIONAL CENTRE OF OCCUPATIONAL MEDICINE - WEST CENTRE FOR THE TREATMENT AND PREVENTION
Nova Medical Centers' focus is solely in occupational medicine.
The recent oil boom in North Dakota has brought an influx of workers to the area, increasing the community's need for occupational medicine services.
The study, published in the journal Occupational Medicine, also found labourers in building and construction trades have a significantly increased incidence of other health conditions because of their work compared with other workers.
Air Force for nine years as an operational flight surgeon and occupational medicine physician, and completed his military service as the commander of occupational medicine at the Oklahoma City Air Logistics Center of Tinker Air Force Base.
It is important to recognize that little focus has been directed toward providing instruction and practical experience on rural occupational environments, like agriculture, to occupational medicine residents.
It controls about 10 percent of all occupational medicine clinics in the country.
He is board certified in both occupational medicine and medical toxicology by the American Board of Preventive Medicine and is a fellow of the American College of Occupational and Environmental Medicine.
To order Occupational Medicine Practice Guidelines, call OEM Press in Beverly, Mass.
Workers' compensation costs can be reduced significantly when injured workers are treated by occupational medicine specialists under managed care programs, according to a 1996 study in Washington state.
Mary's Occu-Med and Occupational Medicine Clinic have doubled each year since the centers were opened in 1988, she says.
Rosenman, a specialist in occupational medicine at the Michigan State University Clinical Center in East Lansing.

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