Medical Screening and Biological Monitoring: A Guide to the Literature for Physicians

  title={Medical Screening and Biological Monitoring: A Guide to the Literature for Physicians},
  author={L. I. Murthy and W. E. Halperin},
  journal={Journal of Occupational and Environmental Medicine},
  • L. I. Murthy, W. E. Halperin
  • Published 1995
  • Medicine
  • Journal of Occupational and Environmental Medicine
  • The use of medical screening and biological monitoring has seen substantial changes in the past two decades specifically in the provision of occupational medical services. For example, national surveys of workplaces conducted by the National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health (NIOSH) showed that the provision of off-site medical care to workers increased from 19.6% in 1972-1974 to 57.8% in 1981- 1983, although the percent of workers receiving on-site services remained stable during… CONTINUE READING
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