Top 10 Best Books to Read in Occupational Medicine - August 2021

Here are our top ten recommendations if you are looking for the best books to read in Occupational Medicine. We have made sure our list is diverse to cater to the interests of different types of readers.

1. Good Calories, Bad Calories: Fats, Carbs, and the Controversial Science of Diet and Health

Top 10 Best Books to Read in Occupational Medicine - August 2021

For decades we have been taught that fat is bad for us, carbohydrates better, and that the key to a healthy weight is eating less and exercising more. Yet despite this advice, we have seen unprecedented epidemics of obesity and diabetes. Taubes argues that the problem lies in refined carbohydrates, like white flour, easily digested starches, and sugars, and that the key to good health is the kind of calories we take in, not the number. Called “a very important book,” by Andrew Weil and …” destined to change the way we think about food,” by Michael Pollan,  this groundbreaking book by award-winning science writer Gary Taubes shows us that almost everything we believe about the nature of a healthy diet is wrong.

  • Author: Gary Taubes
  • Publisher: Anchor; Reprint edition (September 23, 2008)
  • Genre: Medical Books, Medicine
  • ISBN: 978-1400033461
  • Dimensions: 6.1 x 1 x 9.2 inches


2. Occupational Therapy for Physical Dysfunction (Lippincott Connect)

Top 10 Best Books to Read in Occupational Medicine - August 2021

Lippincott® Connect Featured Title Purchase the new print edition of this Lippincott® Connect title includes lifetime access to the digital version of the book, plus related materials such as videos and multiple-choice Q&A and self-assessments. Designed to help students become effective, reflective practitioners, this fully updated edition of the most widely used occupational therapy text for the course continues to emphasize the “whys” as well as the “how-tos” of holistic assessment and treatment.   Now in striking full color and co-edited by renowned educators and authors Diane Powers Dirette and Sharon Gutman, Occupational Therapy for Physical Dysfunction , Eighth Edition features expert coverage of the latest assessment techniques and most recent trends in clinical practice. In addition, the book now explicitly integrates “Frames of Reference” to help students connect theories to practice and features a new six-part organization, thirteen all-new chapters, new pedagogy, and more.   NEW! An expert new co-editor team brings a breadth of experience to this edition. NEW! A Frames of Reference section shows students how to connect the concepts to actual practice. NEW! Five new c hapters in Sections 1, 2, and 3 cover Documentation of Occupational Therapy Services (Chapter 6), Visual Perceptual Assessment and Intervention (Chapter 9), Communication Assessment and Intervention (18), Cranial Nerve Assessment (20), and Assistive Technology (Chapter 26). NEW! Eight new chapters in Sections 4, 5, and 6 cover Biomechanical, Rehabilitation: Motor Learning and Task-Oriented Approach ; Functional Uses of Neurological Approaches ; Diabetes; Alzheimer’s Disease and Other Dementias ; Chronic Pain and Fibromyalgia ; Sleep Disorders Secondary to Orthopedic and Neurological Disorders ; and Psychosocial Adaptation to Disability . NEW! Major updates to the coverage of Rehabilitation Technology prepare students for practice in today’s rapidly changing environment. NEW! Online videos are now referred to at relevant areas of the text to further reinforce concepts and bring techniques to life. Case Example s  describe both the OT process and the clinical reasoning behind the interventions. Evidence tables  summarize research studies to equip students with the best evidence for the effectiveness of the interventions. Assessment tables  highlight the psychometric properties and the strengths and weaknesses of individual assessment methods. Lippincott® Connect features: Lifetime access to the digital version of the book with the ability to highlight and take notes on key passages for a more personal, efficient study experience. Carefully curated resources, including interactive diagrams, video tutorials, flashcards, organ sounds, and self-assessment, all designed to facilitate further comprehension. Lippincott® Connect also allows users to create Study Collections to further personalize the study experience. With Study Collections you can: Pool content from books across your entire library into self-created Study Collections based on discipline, procedure, organ, concept or other topics. Display related text passages, video clips and self-assessment questions from each book (if available) for efficient absorption of material. Annotate and highlight key content for easy access later. Navigate seamlessly between book chapters, sections, self-assessments, notes and highlights in a single view/page.

  • Author: Diane Dirette
  • Publisher: LWW; 8th edition (February 7, 2020)
  • Genre: New, Used & Rental Textbooks, Medicine & Health Sciences
  • ISBN: 978-1975110550
  • Dimensions: 8.5 x 1.7 x 11 inches


3. Codependent no More: Stop Codependency it's time to start loving yourself

Top 10 Best Books to Read in Occupational Medicine - August 2021

Often we are a part of toxic relationships without realizing it. It holds us back, blinds us, and keeps us from growing. Instead of holding our partner accountable, we insist, “I need to look after him.” But at what cost? In this seminal work, Codependent No More, the author breaks down, in a most lucid fashion, the cause and effect of being in a codependent relationship, and how to overcome it. Leveraging on the latest scientific and psychological research and longitudinal case studies, the author carefully analyzes how a relationship could degenerate into codependency, what exacerbates it, and what are some of its devastating effects. With a sympathetic and compassionate word, Codependent No More provides a platform through which we can come to terms with our past, realize the signs of codependency in our relationships, and overcome the lies that we tell ourselves daily. Never before has the self-perpetuating aspect of codependency been more toxic, and now more than ever we need to cultivate self-worth, acceptance and love for ourselves. In a life that constitutes relationships, which see self-denial, despair, fear, hopelessness, guilt, and depression as a way of life, we need to be reminded of a life beyond the noxious environment we find ourselves in. The author brings the devil out from under the carpet and shines a light on it so we can talk about the things that we’ve been too fearful of acknowledging.   This new edition elaborates on and expands the author's previous work. Adding new content, the author opens her heart to the reader, as to a friend. She reveals her personal experience, her thoughts, and the lessons she learned from her codependent relationship; what helped her to begin her fresh path outside of codependency toward her own rebirth. She tackled this problem firsthand and offers tailor-made solutions. Through Codependent No More you will embark on a journey of self-realization and awareness. It will open you up to change, to positivity, and the dead wood will fall behind. There is a life before reading Codependent No More, and one after it—such is the magnitude of its impact. This is even truer for those who live in a codependent relationship without knowing it. Codependent No More is geared to become a cultural phenomenon with its humanistic philosophy, profound psychological insights, and a call to growth and change. It is incumbent upon each and every one of us to read this sliver of truth and understanding that is poised to become the cornerstone of every healthy and prosperous relationship. Here is a small part of what you will discover: ◆ Defining a codependent relationship ◆ How codependency develops ◆ How to recognize the early signs of codependency ◆ Difference between a normal and codependent relationship ◆ How to achieve self-esteem and get rid of codependency ◆ Getting rid of fear of abandonment ◆ Learning to love yourself and re-discovering your beauty … and much more. Inside the book, you will also find a free guide, with 10 smart tips. TAKE THE FIRST STEP NOW!

  • Author: Shell Teri
  • Genre: Kindle Store, Kindle eBooks, Health, Fitness & Dieting


4. The Healing Power of Witchcraft: A New Witch's Guide to Spells and Rituals

Top 10 Best Books to Read in Occupational Medicine - August 2021

Featuring more than 100 spells, rituals, and potion recipes, this practical grimoire helps witches of all skill levels amplify healing for an invigorating life and an enriched world.   We all have the power within us to heal through witchcraft. This timely spellbook will help you harness your power to heal with easy-to-follow spells, rituals, and potion recipes designed for all witches, no matter your experience.   The Healing Power of Witchcraft features:    •    Introductory chapters that help you tap into your magickal powers of healing and prepare for your healing work    •    More than 100 spells, rituals, and potion recipes with clear instructions, suggested timing, and materials—both commonplace and magickally charged—needed to complete them    •    Three sections of healing focusing on yourself, your community, and the planet    •    Positive, joyful ways to perform physical, emotional, and spiritual healing   Perfect for the modern witch who needs to fit spells and rituals into a busy day, The Healing Power of Witchcraft helps you use your spiritual energy to heal whatever ails you and your world.

  • Author: Meg Rosenbriar
  • Publisher: Zeitgeist (October 27, 2020)
  • Genre: Religion & Spirituality, New Age & Spirituality
  • ISBN: 978-0593196809
  • Dimensions: 5.12 x 0.8 x 8.48 inches


5. Environmental Health: From Global to Local (Public Health/Environmental Health)

Top 10 Best Books to Read in Occupational Medicine - August 2021

The bestselling environmental health text, with all new coverage of key topics Environmental Health: From Global to Local is a comprehensive introduction to the subject, and a contemporary, authoritative text for students of public health, environmental health, preventive medicine, community health, and environmental studies. Edited by the former director of the CDC's National Center for Environmental Health and current dean of the School of Public Health at the University of Washington, this book provides a multi-faceted view of the topic, and how it affects different regions, populations, and professions. In addition to traditional environmental health topics―air, water, chemical toxins, radiation, pest control―it offers remarkably broad, cross-cutting coverage, including such topics as building design, urban and regional planning, energy, transportation, disaster preparedness and response, climate change, and environmental psychology. This new third edition maintains its strong grounding in evidence, and has been revised for greater readability, with new coverage of ecology, sustainability, and vulnerable populations, with integrated coverage of policy issues, and with a more global focus. Environmental health is a critically important topic, and it reaches into fields as diverse as communications, technology, regulatory policy, medicine, and law. This book is a well-rounded guide that addresses the field's most pressing concerns, with a practical bent that takes the material beyond theory. Explore the cross-discipline manifestations of environmental health Understand the global ramifications of population and climate change Learn how environmental issues affect health and well-being closer to home Discover how different fields incorporate environmental health perspectives The first law of ecology reminds is that 'everything is connected to everything else.' Each piece of the system affects the whole, and the whole must sustain us all for the long term. Environmental Health lays out the facts, makes the connections, and demonstrates the importance of these crucial issues to human health and well-being, both on a global scale, and in our homes, workplaces, and neighborhoods.

  • Author: Howard Frumkin
  • Publisher: Jossey-Bass; 3rd edition (February 29, 2016)
  • Genre: Medical Books, Medicine
  • ISBN: 978-1118984765
  • Dimensions: 8.4 x 1.7 x 10.8 inches


6. Fundamentals of Industrial Hygiene, 5th Edition (Occupational Safety and Health)

Top 10 Best Books to Read in Occupational Medicine - August 2021

This comprehensive, fully illustrated 5th Edition offers all-new chapters on ventilation of industrial workplaces, respiratory protection, particulates, the occupational medicine physician and the occupational health nurse. All other chapters are extensively revised and updated. They include: Recognition of biological hazards; Anatomy; Physiology and pathology; Recognition, evaluation and control of hazards; Occupational health and safety professions; and Government regulations and their impact, and resources, exposure indices and glossary. Fundamentals of Industrial Hygiene provides a reference for those who seek to recognize, evaluate and control occupational hazards. It s a must-have manual for anyone involved in environmental, community or occupational health or related fields.

  • Author: Barbara A. Plog
  • Publisher: National Safety Council Press; 5th edition (December 27, 2001)
  • Genre: New, Used & Rental Textbooks, Medicine & Health Sciences
  • ISBN: 978-0879122164
  • Dimensions: 8.5 x 2.25 x 11 inches


7. Hands-on Activities for Children with Autism & Sensory Disorders

Top 10 Best Books to Read in Occupational Medicine - August 2021

Innovative, practical and fun activities for children with autism and sensory disorders. Following a step-by-step recipe format, Teresa Garland, MOT, OTR/L provides nearly 200 activities and interventions to help children with their sensory needs. This highly detailed, illustrated and accessible guide is a rich resource for any therapist, teacher or parent. -Crafts, recipes, music and exercises for the clinic, classroom or home -A multi-sensory enrichment program for children with autism -Gradual exposure activities for children who can't tolerate sensory input -Sensory immersion activities to desensitize the child to touch, taste and sound -Reduce stress and anxiety with physical exercises and reframing strategies

  • Author: Teresa Garland
  • Publisher: PESI Publishing & Media (April 6, 2016)
  • Genre: Medical Books, Medicine
  • ISBN: 978-1559570695
  • Dimensions: 8.5 x 0.49 x 11 inches


8. The Field Guide to Understanding 'Human Error'

Top 10 Best Books to Read in Occupational Medicine - August 2021

When faced with a ’human error’ problem, you may be tempted to ask 'Why didn’t these people watch out better?' Or, 'How can I get my people more engaged in safety?' You might think you can solve your safety problems by telling your people to be more careful, by reprimanding the miscreants, by issuing a new rule or procedure and demanding compliance. These are all expressions of 'The Bad Apple Theory' where you believe your system is basically safe if it were not for those few unreliable people in it. Building on its successful predecessors, the third edition of The Field Guide to Understanding ’Human Error’ will help you understand a new way of dealing with a perceived 'human error' problem in your organization. It will help you trace how your organization juggles inherent trade-offs between safety and other pressures and expectations, suggesting that you are not the custodian of an already safe system. It will encourage you to start looking more closely at the performance that others may still call 'human error', allowing you to discover how your people create safety through practice, at all levels of your organization, mostly successfully, under the pressure of resource constraints and multiple conflicting goals. The Field Guide to Understanding 'Human Error' will help you understand how to move beyond 'human error'; how to understand accidents; how to do better investigations; how to understand and improve your safety work. You will be invited to think creatively and differently about the safety issues you and your organization face. In each, you will find possibilities for a new language, for different concepts, and for new leverage points to influence your own thinking and practice, as well as that of your colleagues and organization. If you are faced with a ’human error’ problem, abandon the fallacy of a quick fix. Read this book.

  • Author: Sidney Dekker
  • Publisher: CRC Press; 3rd edition (December 17, 2014)
  • Genre: Engineering & Transportation, Engineering
  • ISBN: 978-1472439055
  • Dimensions: 6.26 x 0.56 x 9.02 inches


9. 500 MCQs in Occupational Medicine: Multiple choice questions and revision in occupational medicine (500 MCQS - medical education)

Top 10 Best Books to Read in Occupational Medicine - August 2021

This book provides up-to-date multiple choice questions developed using information from recent international publications and guidelines. It is ideal for any student in occupational medicine, and is intended as a revision aide and as a tool for practicing multiple choice questions. It can be used by students in occupational medicine in any jurisdiction.

  • Author: Dr Nicholas O'Keeffe
  • Publisher: Independently published (November 22, 2019)
  • Genre: New, Used & Rental Textbooks, Medicine & Health Sciences
  • ISBN: 978-1673211320
  • Dimensions: 8 x 0.52 x 10 inches


10. The Doctor Is Burned Out: A Physician's Guide to Recovery

Top 10 Best Books to Read in Occupational Medicine - August 2021

Are you frustrated, fed up and fatigued? Most doctors are. Dr. Jeff Moody was. The demands of being a doctor combined with the pressure to perform regardless of any issues—or risk losing his medical license—left Dr. Moody feeling trapped, hopeless, and powerless. When he stopped to consider why he was feeling such despair, he realized the truth: he was suffering from burnout. If you are tired, frustrated, resentful, or feel like you have no control over your workload—let alone your life—you might be suffering from burnout, too. As burned out as you may be, it is not hopeless and you are not powerless. You have options, which Dr. Moody will show you. In The Doctor Is Burned Out , Dr. Moody will help you recover from burnout by first identifying the factors that led to your burnout. From there, he offers mental exercises, paradigm shifts, and critical habit changes—including suggestions for diet, exercise, and sleep—that can help you create a “new you” while enjoying a more satisfying, joyful life

  • Author: Jeff Moody
  • Publisher: Lioncrest Publishing (September 18, 2020)
  • Genre: Medical Books, Medicine
  • ISBN: 978-1544507651
  • Dimensions: 5.5 x 0.58 x 8.5 inches