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Recommended Reading

Part 1 MFOM, Part 2 MFOM, AFOM and DOccMed Examinations

DAvMed Examination

DDAM Examination

 

Part 1 MFOM, Part 2 MFOM, AFOM and DOccMed Examinations

Useful overviews or practical guidance

Pocket Consultant: Occupational Health – 5th edition
Harrington JM, Aw TC, Gardiner K
Wiley-Blackwell, 2006
ISBN: 1405122218

Practical Occupational Medicine – 2nd edition
Seaton A, Agius R
Hodder Arnold, 2005
ISBN: 034075947X

Occupational Health: Management & Practice for Health Practitioners – 4th edition
Eds. Hattingh S and Acutt J
Juta Academic, Feb 2011
ISBN: 0702186740

Oxford Handbook of Occupational Health – 2nd Edition
Eds. Smedley J, Dick F & Sadhra S
OUP Oxford, 2013
ISBN 9780199651627

ABC of Occupational & Environmental Medicine – 3rd Edition
Eds. Snashall D & Patel D
Wiley-Blackwell, 2012
ISBN 0727916114

Fitness for Work: The Medical Aspects – 4th edition
Palmer, KT, Cox RAF, and Brown I
Oxford University Press, 2007
ISBN: 0199215650

Fitness to Drive: A Guide for Health Professionals – 1st Edition
Carter T
RSM Books, 2006
ISBN: 1853156519

Assessing Fitness to Drive – A Guide for Medical Professionals
www.gov.uk/government/publications/assessing-fitness-to-drive-a-guide-for-medical-professionals

Monitoring for Health Hazards at Work – 4th edition
Herrie J, Howie R & Semple S
Wiley-Blackwell, 2010
ISBN: 1405159623

Guidance on Ethics for Occupational Physicians – 6th edition
Faculty of Occupational Medicine, 2006
[Available from the Faculty of Occupational Medicine, £15.00/25.00]
ISBN: 1860162800

Quality and Audit in Occupational Health
Faculty of Occupational Medicine, 1995
[Available from the Faculty of Occupational Medicine, £10.00]
ISBN: 1873240000X

Guidance on Alcohol and Drug Misuse in the Workplace
Faculty of Occupational Medicine, 2006
[Available from the Faculty of Occupational Medicine, £12.00/£20.00]
ISBN: 1860162819

Occupational Health Guidelines for the Management of Low Back Pain at Work Evidence review and recommendations
Faculty of Occupational Medicine, 2000
Out of print – free download available.

These guidelines have been augmented by the COST B13: European guidelines for the management of low back pain, published in March 2006 as a supplement to the European Spine Journal.

Clinical Testing and Management of Individuals Exposed to Hand Transmitted Vibration: An evidence review
Faculty of Occupational Medicine 2004
[Available from the Faculty of Occupational Medicine]

Good Occupational Medical Practice
Faculty of Occupational Medicine, 2010
[Available from the Faculty of Occupational Medicine]

Occupational Asthma – evidence review March 2010
BOHRF
www.bohrf.org.uk/projects/asthma.html

Contact Dermatitis – evidence review March 2010
BOHRF
http://www.bohrf.org.uk/downloads/OccupationalContactDermatitisEvidenceReview-Mar2010.pdf

Workplace interventions for people with common mental health problems – Sept 2005 www.bohrf.org.uk/projects/mhealth.html

Reference Texts

Hunter’s Disease of Occupations – 10th edition
Baxter PJ et al
Hodder Arnold, 2010
ISBN: 0340941669

Casarett & Doull’s Toxicology: The Basic Science of Poisons – 8th edition
Klaasen CD
McGraw-Hill Education, 2013

International Occupational and Environmental Medicine
Herzstein et al
Mosby International, St. Louis, USA. 1998
ISBN: 0815143621

Occupational Health Risk Assessment and Management
Sadhra S, Rampal K
Wiley-Blackwell, 1999
ISBN: 0632041994

Epidemiology of Work Related Diseases – 2nd edition
McDonald C
Wiley-Blackwell, 2000
ISBN 9780727914323

Occupational Hygiene – 3rd edition
Harrington and Gardner
Blackwell Publishing, 2005
ISBN: 1405106212

Principles of Health & Safety at Work – 8th edition
St John Holt A
IOSH
ISBN: 9780901357434

Working for a healthier tomorrow – review
Dame Carol Black
www.dwp.gov.uk/docs/hwwb-working-for-a-healthier-tomorrow.pdf

Is Work Good for Your Health & Well-being?
Waddell G & Burton AK
TSO, Sept 2006
ISBN: 9780117036949

Vocational Rehabilitation – what works, for whom, and when?
Waddell G, Burton AK and Kendall NAS
TSO, July 2008
ISBN: 9780117038615
https://www.gov.uk/government/uploads/system/uploads/attachment_data/file/209474/hwwb-vocational-rehabilitation.pdf

Health and Safety Executive Publications

EH40 Occupational Exposure Limits
Health and Safety Executive
The Stationery Office (updated annually)

Essentials of Health and Safety at Work
Health and Safety Executive
The Stationery Office, 2006
ISBN: 9780717661794

All relevant current HSE regulations, guidance, ACOPS etc including HSE ‘six-pack’, RIDDOR, COSHH, noise, lead, ionising radiation, asbestos, etc

British Medical Association Occupational Medicine Committee Publications

Ageing and the workplace

Alcohol, drugs and the workplace

Cognitive enhancing drugs and the workplace

Influenza immunisation for employees position statement

BMA calls for strong regulation of e-cigarettes (with the Board of Science) 

Other publications

Epidemiology for the Uninitiated – 5th edition
Coggon DNM, Barker D & Rose G
Wiley-Blackwell, 2003
ISBN: 0727916044

An Introduction to Medical Statistics – 4th edition
Bland M
Oxford Medical Publications, 2015
ISBN: 9780199589920

Basic Epidemiology – 2nd edition
Beaglehole R, Bonita R, Kjellström T
WHO, Geneva, Switzerland, 2007
ISBN: 9241547073

Occupational Health Law – 5th edition
Kloss D
Wiley-Blackwell, 2010
ISBN: 1405185905

Medical Statistics: A Textbook for the Health Sciences – 4th edition
Campbell MJ, Machin D, Walters SJ
Wiley and Sons, New York, USA, 2007

Journals

Occupational and Environmental Medicine

Occupational Medicine

Scandinavian Journal of Work, Environment and Health

Journal of Occupational and Environmental Medicine

American Journal of Industrial Medicine

Internet

There is an ever increasing number of informative web sites; any list is likely to become out of date rapidly.

The following are some useful sites at the time of issue:

Faculty of Occupational Medicine www.fom.ac.uk

Society of Occupational Medicine www.som.org.uk

Health and Safety Executive www.hse.gov.uk

UK Government (with search to all UK government sites) www.gov.uk

Occupational and Environmental Medicine (internet version of the journal) oem.bmj.com/

Health, Environment and Work www.agius.com/hew/

Duke Medical School medschool.duke.edu/

BNF Publications www.bnf.org/

 

DAvMed Examination

Ernsting’s Aviation Medicine – 4th edition
Gradwell DP, Rainford DJ
Hodder Arnold, London, 2006
ISBN: 0 340 81319 5

Aviation Medicine
Harding RM, Mills FJ
British Medical Journal, 1993
ISBN: 0 7279 0814 6

Aviation Space and Environmental Medicine (Monthly Journal)
Aerospace Medical Association 320 S Henry Street Alexander Virginia USA 22314 – 3579
ISSN: 0095 6562

 

DDAM Examination

Essential Reading

The Disability Handbook – 2nd edition
Aylward M, Dewis P, Henderson M.
TSO, London 1998
updated version available at http://www.dwp.gov.uk/medical/dhb/

Rehabilitation of the Physically Disabled Adult – 2nd edition
Eds. Goodwill CJ, Chamberlain MA, Evans C
Stanley Thornes, Cheltenham, 1997
Out of print pending new edition

Fitness for Work: The Medical Aspects – 4th edition
Palmer, KT, Cox RAF, and Brown I
Oxford University Press, 2007
ISBN: 0199215650

Fitness to Drive: A Guide for Health Professionals – 1st Edition
Carter T
RSM Books, 2006
ISBN: 1853156519

Assessing Fitness to Drive – A Guide for Medical Professionals
www.gov.uk/government/publications/assessing-fitness-to-drive-a-guide-for-medical-professionals

Orthopaedic Physical Assessment – 6th edition
Magee DJ
WB Saunders, Philadelphia 2014

The Disability Discrimination Act 1995, c50
A Guide for Registered Medical Practitioners (IB204)
BA Corporate Document Services, Leeds – revised Apr 1995
Updated version available at http://www.dwp.gov.uk/medical/guides_detailed.asp#IB204

Any general textbooks of medicine, psychiatry and orthopaedics.

Hutchison’s Clinical Methods
Ed. Swash M
London: Saunders
ISBN 0-7020-2531-3

or

McLeod’s Clinical Examination
Eds. Munro JF, Campbell IW
Churchill Livingstone, Edinburgh
ISBN 0-443-06172-6

or

Clinical Examination
Epstein, Perkin, de Bono, Cookson
Mosby, London
ISBN 0-7234-2576-0

Confidentiality
GMC
http://www.gmc-uk.org/guidance/ethical_guidance/confidentiality.asp

Useful Reading

Medical Selection of Life Risks – 5th edition
Brackenridge RDC, Croxson R, Mackenzie R
Palgrave Macmillan, London, 2006

Hunter’s Disease of Occupations – 10th edition
Baxter PJ et al
Hodder Arnold, 2010
ISBN: 0340941669

Neurological Rehabilitation – 2nd edition
Ed. Greenwood R
Churchill Livingstone, Edinburgh, 2000
ISBN: 0-8637-7484-9

Guidance on Ethics for Occupational Physicians – 6th edition
Faculty of Occupational Medicine, 2006
[Available from the Faculty of Occupational Medicine, £15.00/25.00]
ISBN: 1860162800

Internet

There is an ever increasing number of informative web sites; any list is likely to become out of date rapidly.

The following are some useful sites at the time of issue:

Faculty of Occupational Medicine www.fom.ac.uk

Society of Occupational Medicine www.som.org.uk

Health and Safety Executive www.hse.gov.uk

UK Government (with search to all UK government sites) www.gov.uk

Occupational and Environmental Medicine (internet version of the journal) oem.bmj.com/

Health, Environment and Work www.agius.com/hew/

Duke Medical School medschool.duke.edu/

BNF Publications www.bnf.org/