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This useful book is for any physician working in industry and has valuable information for industrial hygienists, nurses, and others working in an organized occupational health program. Industrial management personnel also can profit by reading selected portions of the book. It is fairly complete from history through design of facilities. The author's philosophy is expressed via quotations at the beginning of each chapter and by discussions on ethics, confidentiality, and humanism in medicine.
Somewhat surprisingly, however, is Felton's introductory comment that ". . . the primary task [that is, health protection on the job] remains with the individual workers. .
Occupational Medical Management. Ann Intern Med. 1990;113:335. doi: 10.7326/0003-4819-113-4-335_1
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Published: Ann Intern Med. 1990;113(4):335.
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