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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Occupational and environmental medicine is a specialty certified by the American board of Preventive Medicine.
ACOEM represents more than 5,000 physicians and other health care professionals specializing in the field of occupational and environmental medicine (OEM).
Loeppke is the co-Chairman of the American College of Occupational and Environmental Medicine Committee on Health and Productivity which is actively involved with employers, business coalitions, government agencies, provider groups, researchers, professional associations, pharmaceutical companies and other key stakeholders on the front lines of the health and productivity arena.
Carlsen, Pulmonary, Occupational and Environmental Medicine, Campus Box 359739, University of Washington, 1959 Pacific St.
WASHINGTON -- The Welding Information Center announced today that an important new epidemiological study published in the May 2005 issue of the Journal of Occupational and Environmental Medicine 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 neurodegenerative disorder.
In the April 2004 issue of Occupational and Environmental Medicine, a group of British researchers led by J.
A member of the Founder's Circle of the Occupational and Environmental Health Foundation, CHS also is a corporate sponsor of the American College of Occupational and Environmental Medicine (ACOEM) Corporate Health Achievement Award.
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