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Occupational Health

Editors' Choice of Best Available Content

This collection features the best content from AFP, as identified by the AFP editors, on occupational health, including back pain and injuries, impairment and disability evaluations, noise-induced hearing loss, occupational illnesses, occupational lung disease, work-related injuries, and work-site safety and health programs. New research may affect the interpretation and application of this material. Clinical judgment is advised. Note that AFP content published within the past 12 months is accessible to AAFP members and paid subscribers only.

Categories

Overview

Screening and Diagnosis

Treatment

Editorials and Letters

Patient Education, Self-Care

Other AFP Content



Overview

01/01/2014 Evaluation and Treatment of the Acutely Injured Worker
04/01/2007 Work-Related Eye Injuries and Illnesses Patient Education
03/01/2007 Asbestos-Related Lung Disease Patient Education
09/15/2002 Occupational Skin Disease Patient Education
12/01/2001 Work-Related Asthma Algorithm

Screening and Diagnosis

06/01/2011 Pre-employment Examinations for Preventing Occupational Injury and Disease [Cochrane for Clinicians]
07/15/2010 Recognizing Occupational Illnesses and Injuries
04/15/2010 The Commercial Motor Vehicle Driver Medical Examination: Practical Issues
06/15/2008 Impairment & Disability Evaluation: The Role of the Family Physician

Treatment

11/15/2007 Nonspecific Low Back Pain and Return to Work Patient Education

Editorials and Letters

01/15/2009 Severe Occupational Lung Disease from Exposure to Flavoring Chemicals [Editorials]
06/15/2008 The Family Physician's Role in Assessing Impairment and Disability [Editorials]
06/01/2011 Screening Questionnaire for Work-Related Health Problems [Letters to the Editor]

Patient Education, Self-Care

11/15/2007 Low Back Pain and Your Job: What You Can Do to Get Back to Work Patient Education
04/01/2007 Work-Related Eye Injuries and Illnesses Patient Education
03/01/2007 Asbestosis: What You Should Know Patient Education

Familydoctor.org

Occupational Exposure to Lead
Occupational Respiratory Disease
How to Protect Yourself from Job-Related Skin Problems
Hearing: Noise-Induced Hearing Loss

Other AFP Content

07/01/2003 Disability Revisited [Curbside Consultation]
01/01/2001 A Patient Seeking Disability [Curbside Consultation]

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