Illustrated Dictionary And Resource Directory Of Environmental And Occupational Health Second Edition

Author: Herman Koren
Publisher: CRC Press
ISBN: 1420032232
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The Illustrated Dictionary and Resource Directory of Environmental and Occupational Health, Second Edition is a one-of-a-kind, comprehensive reference source for the vast and diverse collection of interrelated terms and topics that encompass the fields of environmental science, occupational health and safety, and preventive medicine. These topics include: epidemiology, energy; biological, chemical, and physical hazards; hazard analysis; microbiology; weather; geology and geography; food protection, food borne disease, and food technology; emerging diseases; pesticides; indoor air pollution; air quality; solid and hazardous waste; water quality; water pollution; sewage; bioterrorism; instrumentation; toxicology; risk assessment, statistics; computer science; GIS, mapping, and instrumentation; regulating agencies; and environmental law. This second edition of 16,000 terms reflects the steady evolution of the multi-disciplinary field including over 8500 new terms, related to equipment and environmental control, new and emerging diseases, hazardous chemicals, bioterrorism and emergency response, and environmental resources. This is an indispensable resource for individuals throughout the environmental, occupational, and public health industries, from students and environmental practitioners, to engineers, doctors, policymakers, and civic and professional organization members.

Illustrated Dictionary Of Environmental Health Occupational Safety

Author: Herman Koren
Publisher: CRC Press
ISBN: 9780873714204
Size: 61.93 MB
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-- More than 7,000 terms selected from thousands of sources-- More than 600 dear, precise, highly detailed, illustrations-- Synonyms, acronyms, and abbreviations, fully cross-referenced-- Subjects include all important areas in environmental health and occupational safety-- Terms related to epidemiology, toxicology, risk assessment, statistics, computer science, geographic information systems, mapping, and instrumentation-- Definitions of medical terminology and industrial equipment-- Exhaustive coverage of resources, including governmental agencies, civic groups, professional organizations, abstract services, and databases

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Indoor Air Quality Engineering

Author: Yuanhui Zhang
Publisher: CRC Press
ISBN: 1566706742
Size: 31.79 MB
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Indoor Air Quality Engineering covers a wide range of indoor air quality engineering principles and applications, providing guidelines for identifying and analyzing indoor air quality problems as well as designing a system to mitigate these problems. Structured into three sections - properties and behavior of airborne pollutants, measurement and sampling efficiency, and air quality enhancement technologies - this book uses real-life examples, design problems, and solutions to illustrate engineering principles. Professionals and students in engineering, environmental sciences, public health, and industrial hygiene concerned with indoor air quality control will find Indoor Air Quality Engineering provides effective methods, technologies, and principles not traditionally covered in other texts.

Quick Reference Dictionary For Occupational Therapy

Author: Karen Jacobs
Publisher: Slack
ISBN: 9781617116469
Size: 24.32 MB
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Quick Reference Dictionary for Occupational Therapy has been a leading resource for more than 15 years and has provided occupational therapy professionals and students with pertinent information right at their fingertips. Now revised and updated into a Sixth Edition, this pocket-size resource includes the latest information in the field of occupational therapy. Quick Reference Dictionary for Occupational Therapy, Sixth Edition by Dr. Karen Jacobs and Laela Simon remains the only comprehensive dictionary available specifically for occupational therapy. The handy, conveniently sized dictionary provides a quick reference to words, their definitions, and important resources used in daily practice and academic training. The changes in diagnoses that have recently occurred, as well as changes in the U.S. health care system, have also been incorporated into this Sixth Edition. Nearly 4,000 terms are defined and more than 70 appendices are included. Some of the 70 new appendices include: * Useful Apps for Occupational Therapy * Evidence-Based Practice, Levels of Evidence, and Qualitative Research * Stages of Alzheimer's Disease - Seven Stages From the Alzheimer's Foundation * Energy Conservation Techniques * Nutrition * Safe Patient Handling and Movement Skills * Thoracic Outlet Syndrome * Grip Development and Stages of Writing Occupational therapy and occupational therapy assistants, clinicians, faculty, and students will benefit from the easy-to-use format and updated information that Quick Reference Dictionary for Occupational Therapy, Sixth Edition has to offer. This valuable tool can be used by students completing fieldwork and new practitioners just starting out, and also serves as a handy reference for seasoned practitioners.

Bioethics

Author: S. Ignacimuthu
Publisher: Alpha Science International Limited
ISBN: 9781842655221
Size: 10.86 MB
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Bioethics deals with ethical issues connected with living beings in relation to their environment. This book covers the history and principles of bioethics and discusses issues concerning reproduction, birth, life, death, health, biomedical innovations, genetic engineering, biosafety, experimentation, biodiversity, intellectual property rights and environment in a simple and comprehensive manner. Topics such as Abortion, Euthanasia, Organ Transplant, Stem Cells, Gene Therapy, Cloning, Transgenics, Containment, Clinical Trials, Farmers Rights, Bioremediation and Environmental Protection are elucidated in greater detail. Special emphasis is laid on the values that should govern our actions based on proper ethical considerations. This book is a must for all biology, biotechnology, engineering, medical and law students.

Occupational Health And Safety

Author: Robert G. Confer
Publisher: CRC Press
ISBN: 9781566703611
Size: 52.31 MB
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Industrial hygienists are being called on to provide expertise in more and more different fields. It is often difficult to keep up with the latest technologies in all these fields. This quick reference includes terms found in journals, books, manufacturers' literature, and other sources used daily by industrial hygienists and others. It is filled with nearly 5,000 terms in industrial hygiene, safety, and occupational medicine, plus relevant terms and abbreviations from acoustics, physics, chemistry, and biology. It contains vital information pertaining to bacteriology, environmental health, epidemiology, illumination, mathematics, medicine, microscopy, mineralogy, and other fields. Designed in an easy-to-access format, this handy sourcebook also includes terms and abbreviations used by government to enforce regulations in occupational health and safety. All information is presented in simple, non-technical language for easy understanding. In the health and safety field the disciplines of environmental health, industrial hygiene, occupational health, and safety are managed, supervised, and addressed by single groups instead of separately, as was previously done. As a result the health/safety professionals in industry today must be generalists instead of specialists. This book has been expanded in recognition of the changes in the field of Industrial hygiene. What's new in the new edition: Contains 50% more terms, definitions and abbreviations Increases coverage on each discipline Includes new entries from other disciplines such as epidemiology, microbiology, indoor air quality environmental health, and sanitation Features

Laboratory Design Handbook

Author: E. Crawley Cooper
Publisher: CRC Press
ISBN: 9780849389962
Size: 36.20 MB
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Laboratory Design Handbook describes the process, motivation, constraints, challenges, opportunities, and specific design data related to the creation of a modern research laboratory. The information presented is based on a large pool of experience in the development of new and renovated laboratory buildings for universities, teaching hospitals, pharmaceutical companies, start-up biotechnology companies, and other types of industrial technology.