Definitions for "Occupational Medicine"
The diagnosis and treatment of diseases, injuries and medical conditions related to the work place.
Care and treatment of work related illness or on-the-job accident or injury.
This specialist is skilled in work-related injuries and health services, including pre-employment physical exams, drug and alcohol testing and workplace safety training. Patients must be referred by their employer.
the therapeutic use of self-care, work and recreational activities to increase independent function, enhance development and prevent disability; may include adaptation of tasks or environment to achieve maximum independence and optimum quality of life.