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This excellent book begins with a section covering miscellaneous subjects, including a short historical introduction to industrial medicine. A chapter consists of definitions and of tabulations of the compensation laws of various states. Following this there is a comprehensive discussion of the functions of an industrial surgeon with the objectives to be obtained. Next, a tabulation of laboratory procedures in the diagnosis of occupational poisoning, with normal findings when available; a very valuable summary.
Approximately one-fourth of the book is devoted to the various toxic agents used in industry. These have been given adequate consideration. The author emphasizes those which
Occupational Medicine and Industrial Hygiene.. Ann Intern Med. 1948;29:1174. doi: 10.7326/0003-4819-29-6-1174_1
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