Now in its third year, three occupational medicine
residents have completed the block rotation.
clinics look tired after a few years, and businesses that direct workers to them can relocate.
specialists can help adjusters avoid claim "creep" in instances where it is questionable whether an aggravation or exacerbation is due to an on-the-job injury.
He is board certified in both occupational medicine
and medical toxicology by the American Board of Preventive Medicine and is a fellow of the American College of Occupational and Environmental Medicine.
To order Occupational Medicine
Practice Guidelines, call OEM Press in Beverly, Mass.
Early in the century occupational medicine
and private workmen's compensation ensured that the problem would remain in the work place.
Family physicians are increasingly occupying a new market niche: freestanding occupational medicine
Workers' compensation costs can be reduced significantly when injured workers are treated by occupational medicine
specialists under managed care programs, according to a 1996 study in Washington state.
The American College of Occupational and Environmental Medicine planned to revise their Handbook of Occupational Medicine
, but the result was so expanded and changed in scope that they decided to change the title.
Mary's Occu-Med and Occupational Medicine
Clinic have doubled each year since the centers were opened in 1988, she says.
Rosenman, a specialist in occupational medicine
at the Michigan State University Clinical Center in East Lansing.
Based on interviews with corporate medical directors and others involved a occupational medicine
, Walsh insightfully portrays theconflicts that doctors employed by corporations encounter in integrating their professional commitment to support the health of workers and their bureaucratic obligation to support the goals and interests of their corporate employers.