Journals Higher Education



Published: 24 January 2013

736 Pages | 50 halftones and line drawings


ISBN: 9780199643240

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Highly commended in the Primary Health Care category, BMA Book Awards 2013

Fitness for Work

The Medical Aspects

Fifth Edition

Edited by Keith T Palmer, Ian Brown, and John Hobson

  • Endorsed by the Faculty of Occupational Medicine of the Royal College of Physicians of London
  • Provides comprehensive coverage of occupational health issues, organized by medical condition for ease of reference
  • Contains links to additional resources, including useful addresses, contact details, and further reading
  • Most chapters co-authored by a topic specialist and a specialist occupational physician, drawing on the skills of each to provide a well-rounded perspective

New to this Edition:

  • New chapters include sickness absence, health promotion and fitness for work and cancer.

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