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    Occupational Burnout Professional

    Occupational Burnout, Manage the stressors that contribute to occupational burnout. Identify the causes of occupational burnout in order to develop a plan to overcome them. ...

    Occupational Asthma Professional

    Occupational Asthma, Although positive results of single nonspecific bronchial provocation tests, specific skin prick tests, or serum-specific IgE testing increase the likelihood of occup...

    Contact and Occupational Dermatitis Professional

    Contact and Occupational Dermatitis, Working with wet hands, and soaps and cleaning materials continue to be the most common causes of occupational contact dermatitis. The annual ...

    HIV Post-exposure Prophylaxis Professional

    PEP in relation to non-occupational exposure. Risk assessment for occupational exposure [ 1 ] Risk assessment should be carried out as quickly as possible so that if P...

    Long-term Sickness and Incapacity Professional

    This could be achieved through a referral to an occupational health adviser, a GP with occupational health experience or to another health specialist such as a physiotherapist (or by...

    Industrial Dust Diseases Professional

    Financial compensation may be available where an individual is able to show they worked in a job for which their disease is prescribed and that their illness is likely due to the occupational...

    Non-allergic Rhinitis Professional

    It is a general term encompassing a number of conditions, which include: Vasomotor rhinitis. Occupational rhinitis. Hormonal rhinitis. Drug-induced rhinitis. Non-allergic rh...

    Underperforming Doctors Professional

    Low morale. Burnout. Excessive workload. Practice Poor practice infrastructure. Poor relationships within the practice.

    Industrial Injuries Disablement Benefit Conditions

    support and welfare occupational illness industrial injuries disablement benefit

    Overuse Phenomena and RSI Professional

    An American study of high school runners found that 68% of female subjects and 59% of male subjects had a history of overuse injuries. [ 5 ] One study found that the number of repeated trauma case...

    Living with a Long-term Condition Conditions

    You may also be able to get support from your occupational health service at work. If your employer does not have one, you may be able to access a national occupational service.

    Needlestick Injury Professional

    A Health Protection Agency (HPA) report regarding healthcare workers, released in 2012, stated that: [ 2 ] Between 2002 and 2011, 4,381 significant occupational exposures were reported...

    Helping Patients Avoid Doctor Dependency Professional

    Team members undermining one another. Burnout - use stress management techniques and housekeeping; [ 15 ] accept that some patients may remain dependent, whatever the doctor does.

    Malignant Mesothelioma Professional

    There are around 2,700 new cases in the UK each year. [ 2 ] The incidence has increased slightly in the last decade. [ 3 ] Exposure to asbestos is a well-established cause, with occupation...

    Cerebral Palsy Conditions

    Children with cerebral palsy should be under the care of a specialised team which includes various healthcare professionals such as doctors, nurses, physiotherapists, occupational therapists ...

    Symptoms Causes Diagnosis Treatment

    Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder Professional

    For a diagnosis of ADHD, symptoms of hyperactivity/impulsivity and/or inattention should: [ 1 ] Meet the diagnostic criteria in DSM-4 (has been updated to DSM-5  since publication of the N...

    Osteoarthritis Conditions

    For advice on shoes, insoles, knee braces, taping to the knee, and how to use walking aids properly (to make sure you have one of the correct height). Occupational therapy An occ...

    Respiratory System History and Examination Professional

    Allergies Ask about all allergies including, for example, food, inhaled allergens and drugs. Occupational and social history An occupational history may be very important...

    BCG Vaccination Professional

    Mantoux testing should not be done routinely before BCG vaccination in children younger than 6 years unless they have a history of residence or prolonged stay (more than one month) in a country with a...

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