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- Disease management programs--guidelines for employers. Eytalis, Cecilia M., // Employee Benefits Journal;Sep96, Vol. 21 Issue 3, p2
Presents guidelines for employers in the United States for disease management programs for workers. Administrative and legal details; Contract with prescription benefit management firms; Preemption of the Employee Retirement Income Security Act; Managed care.
- Have disorders associated with repeated trauma stopped increasing? Drudi, Dino // Compensation & Working Conditions;Summer97, Vol. 2 Issue 2, p61
Analyzes the increase of repeated trauma disorders from work-related illnesses in the United States. Industries affected with disorders associated with repeated trauma; Causes of work-related repeated trauma disorders.
- Machinists, secretaries at risk of brain disorders. Smith, S.L. // Occupational Hazards;Feb97, Vol. 59 Issue 2, p17
Reports on the findings of the survey on occupation-related neurological disorders conducted by the National Institute for Occupational Safety (NIOSH). Potential predictors of neurodegenerative illnesses; Viral and psychological stress as causes of disorders.
- Beyond the MCS debate. Sandler, Howard M.; Blume, Richard S. // Occupational Hazards;Feb97, Vol. 59 Issue 2, p55
Focuses on the debate regarding the Multiple Chemical Sensitivity (MCS), an illness believed to be caused by low-level chemical exposures. Theories on the pathophysiologic basis for MCS; Link between perceptions of chemical odors with perceived adverse effects; Use of psychometric testing...
- New occupational disease discovered. Smith, S.L. // Occupational Hazards;Sep97, Vol. 59 Issue 9, p26
Reports on a discovery by doctor from Rhode Island which led to an occupational disease, `flock-workers' lung.' What symptoms are associated with this disease; Information on workers who suffered from this disease.
- Are your workers vulnerable to vibration hazards? Wasserman, Donald // Occupational Hazards;May98, Vol. 60 Issue 5, p99
Looks at the views of the author as they relate to the number of persons who are exposed to occupational vibration in the United States, with focus on the Hand/Arm Vibration/Syndrome (HAVS). Effects of HAVS in early neurological stages; Details on occupational vibration; What is HAVS; Symptoms...
- Occupational asthma and other respiratory diseases. Madan, Ira // BMJ: British Medical Journal (International Edition);8/3/96, Vol. 313 Issue 7052, p291
Focuses on occupational asthma and other respiratory diseases. Changing pattern of occupational lung disease; Pneumoconiosis; Effects of asbestos.
- Diagnosing and managing occupational disease. Seaton, Anthony // BMJ: British Medical Journal (International Edition);5/20/95, Vol. 310 Issue 6990, p1282
Reports on work related injuries or illnesses in Great Britain. Estimated number of people who had work related accidents or illness in 1990; Percentage of consultations in general practice that are for work related conditions; Implications of diagnosing occupational disease; Importance of...
- Occupational cancers. Veys, C.A. // BMJ: British Medical Journal (International Edition);9/7/96, Vol. 313 Issue 7057, p615
Reports that occupational cancers have potentials for prevention. Characteristics; Diagnosis; Action for primary prevention.