visión de conjunto:Críticas the subject matter will be a valuable reference source to occupational health professionals who want to review epidemiology and disease prevention. (Alan Bray Occupational Medicine) Reseña del editor Praise for Previous Editions:This splendid book [...]is authoritative well written and ably edited. - Occupational & Environmental MedicineThe book provides a logical structured exposition of a diverse multidisciplinary speciality employing a language and format designed to educate the novice student and seasoned practitioner alike - a vital contribution to the field. - New England Journal of Medicine Occupational and environmental contributions to the occurrence of disease and injury represent a core component of public health and health care. Factors in the workplace and the ambient environment have significant impacts on individual and community health. Occupational and Environmental Health is a comprehensive practical textbook for understanding how work and environment influence individual and population health. Comprising 40 chapters written by national and international experts this book combines theory and practical insights to help readers effectively recognize and prevent occupational and environmental disease and injury. Biografía del autor Barry S. Levy MD MPH is Adjunct Professor of Public Health Tufts University School of Medicine and a Past President of the American Public Health Association. David H. Wegman MD MSc is Professor Emeritus Department of Work Environment University of Massachusetts Lowell and Adjunct Professor Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health. Sherry L. Baron MD MPH is Professor of Occupational and Environmental Health Barry Commoner Center for Health and the Environment and the Department of Urban Studies Queens College of the City University of New York (CUNY) who formerly served with the National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health. Rosemary K. Sokas MD MOH is a Professor in the Department of Human Science School of Nursing and Health Studies Georgetown University who formerly served with the Occupational Safety and Health Administration.