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The practice of occupational medicine that requires screening, surveillance, and prevention activities is often thought of as a subspecialty of public health. However, the authors, who are both general internists working in academic settings, have written widely about the emergence of occupational medical services outside the workplace and the role of internists and family practitioners in providing these services. Thus, this is a text for clinicians.
The text supports recent developments in occupational medicine. The authors present basic information necessary for recognition, diagnosis, and treatment. The intended audience is not the occupational medicine specialist but primary care providers and trainees—the
Clinical Occupational Medicine.. Ann Intern Med. ;107:126. doi: 10.7326/0003-4819-107-1-126_1
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Published: Ann Intern Med. 1987;107(1):126.
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