occupational and environmental medicine


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occupational and environmental medicine

Abbreviation: OEM
The branch of medicine concerned with work-related diseases, hazards, and injuries; working conditions; employee rehabilitation; and the regulations that pertain to these issues. Synonym: industrial medicine
See also: medicine
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The section on challenges in occupational and environmental medicine has generally useful units on reproductive hazards and workers compensation.
Addressing the Physician Shortage in Occupational and Environmental Medicine.
Hu is Chair and Professor in the Department of Environmental Health Sciences at the University of Michigan School of Public Health and Adjunct Professor of Occupational and Environmental Medicine at the Harvard School of Public Health.
The Welding Information Center announced today that an important new epidemiological study published in the February 2006 issue of Occupational and Environmental Medicine, an international peer reviewed journal, concludes that there is no link between welding or exposure to welding fumes and an increased risk of Parkinson's disease or any other similar movement disorder.
He is also a member of the American College of Occupational and Environmental Medicine, The Institute of Medicine of Chicago, Department of Health and Human Services Affiliations and the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention as well as the author of numerous published articles.
In 1992 she was referred to the Department of Occupational and Environmental Medicine of Huddinge Hospital, Stockholm, Sweden, for further investigation.
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