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MCat: Employee Health

Employee health & fitness materials. Workplace wellness programs. Job stress management. Substance abuse and drug free workplace materials.

Aging

Step-by-step nursing home evaluation process. Statistics on the elderly. Nursing Home Resident Assessment Instrument (RAI) Minimum Data Set (MDS). Resources for practitioners and other professionals in aging from the Administration on Aging. Assessment tools to evaluate daily living abilities, etc.

Allergic Reactions

Clinical resources on the medical treatment of asthma, MCS, dermatitis, etc. Asthma, pulmonary function tests, respiratory disease. Multiple chemical sensitivities. Allergic dermatitis. Latex allergies, food allergies, contact dermatitis.

Consumer Health

Consumer resource handbook. Home health guide. Health libraries and self-care resources. Consumer publications, brochures & leaflets from various federal, state and consumer groups related to health & medical information. Doctor/patient relationships. Health quizzes.

Dental Health

Dental hygiene materials. Infection control in dentistry. Consumer/patient information: dental health facts and topics, dental terminology, images and diagrams for the general public. Dental discussion groups. Topics for dentists - research and clinical issues, statistics and more. Specialties, such as implant dentistry, orthodontics, pediatric dentistry, etc.

Disease References

Patient handouts educational materials for patients about cardiovascular diseases, orthopedics, consumer drug information, health education, & a wide variety of illnesses & medical procedures.

Drug Free Workplace

Variety of articles on recognizing and preventing substance abuse. State drug laws. Statistics on workplace substance abuse. Drug and Alcohol Workplace Kit. Employer guides and resources for establishing a substance abuse program in the workplace - drug policies, interactive cost / benefit worksheet, employee survey, etc. Database of specimen collection sites.

Drug Guides

Databases of over 4,000 generic/tradenames with information on dosage, indications for use, warnings, etc. Monographs on new drugs. Antibiotic guide. Food and drug interactions. Comparative drug charts. ASHP Practice Standards. Intravenous medication administration. FDA Orange Book. ASHP practice standards.

First Aid Care

First aid for chemicals, eye care, CPR, etc. Resources for first aid training. First aid books, guides and manuals. Food poisoning. CPR chart, resuscitation. Defibrillators.

Fitness

Fitness guides. Discussion of the use of massage therapists in the workplace. Exercises and physical activity guidelines. Stretches.

Health Assessments

Online questionnaires designed to assess each person's current state of health, personal and family health history. Health risk assessment.

Health Hotlines

Toll-free numbers and organizations that provide health related information. Databases from the National Library of Mediciene and the National Health Information Center. Health hotlines. Suicide prevention hotlines. Self-help clearinghouses.

Health News

Congressional updates, action alerts, legislative news of interest to medical practice. Daily headlines and weekly news articles related to health and the healthcare industry. Government affairs. Reuters Daily Health Summaries.

Health Privacy

Guidelines for employers regarding confidentiality of health information. Confidentiality of medical information and patient records. Checklist for monitoring alcohol & other drug confidentiality compliance. Principles for health information privacy.

Healthcare Fraud

Fact sheets on health care fraud, physician fraud, patient lies, etc. Department of Health and Human Services Office of Inspector General (OIG) provider compliance program guides. Database of Office of Audit Services (OAS) audit reports. Report on insurance fraud perpetrated by medical providers, primarily medical clinics. DHHS OIC compliance program.

Healthy Diet

FDA nutrition labeling requirements. Dietary guidelines. Food pyramid. Food labels. Dietary supplements. Food poisoning. Nutrition guides & brochures. Weight management, etc. Reference Daily Intake (RDI) & Recommended Dietary Allowances (RDA) values. USDA Nutrient Database for Standard Reference, Release 12. Food guide pyramid, nutrition guides, dietary guidelines, weight control & more.

Musculoskeletal Injuries

Clinical practice guidelines, patient handouts on low back pain, CTS, etc. Medical diagnosis and treatment of ergonomic-related injuries. Clinical guidelines and primary care management of acute low back pain. AHCPR guidelines on acute low back problems in adults. Teaching module for physicians and health care professionals on low back pain . Carpal tunnel syndrome. Series of ergonomic medicine guides designed for patients that provide explanations & illustrations. Medical management in an ergonomics program. Painful shoulder diagnosis and treatment.

Occupational Health

Index of medical illnesses, conditions & symptoms. ACOEM workplace guidelines. Indoor air pollution and radon guides. State of California medical guidelines and advisory protocols for occupational medicine. ADA enforcement guidance on pre-employment medical examinations. OSHA medical surveillance requirements. OSHA regulated substances medical tests. Guidelines for OEM professionals to establish an effective employee health program. Medical management of laser injuries & radiation accidents.

Pain Treatment

Patient pain assessment forms. Therapeutic options to migraines. Common conditions and treatments for low back pain and neck pain. Cancer pain research and practice. Headaches & migraines. Cancer pain. Pain assessment. Sickle cell crisis.

Smoking

Very large number of articles, editorials, publications, press releases related to tobacco. Fact sheets, statistical data tables, Surgeon General Reports, tips on how to quit smoking, etc. Discussion of workplace rules regarding smoking and state laws. Respiratory health effects of passive smoking (i.e., secondhand smoke).

Sports Injuries

Recommendations from the American Academy of Pediatrics on sports injuries. Online examining of virtual patients to learn about sports medicine injuries. Medical guidelines on camps from the American Academy of Pediatrics.

Stress Reduction

Mental health stress including stress resulting from workplace conditions. Stress management. Occupational job strain. Workaholic quiz. Post-traumatic stress disorder. Large number of documents on managing stress at home and at work. Job burnout. Guide to occupational stress designed for managers and supervisors.

Substance Abuse

Terminology, drug/alcohol abuse symptoms, data, other statistics. Guidance in the substance abuse treatment field. Alcohol & drug abuse fact sheets. Train servers to detect & prevent customer intoxication. Treatment of alcoholism and substance abuse. SAMHDA. SAMHSA.

Sunlight Hazards

Answers to frequently asked questions about sunglasses. EPA documents related to the ultraviolet index. Causes and prevention of skin cancer. Ultraviolet light, UV index.

Temperment

Personality measures and processes. Personality tests and job analysis. The Big 5. Self-esteem. Keirsey Temperment Sorter.

Vocational Rehab

Series of papers and articles related to clinical and nonclincial issues of the disabled. Practical strategies for accomodating the disabled. Job Accomodation Network. Gait analysis.

Wellness Programs

Profiles of corporate wellness programs of various corporations in the US. Information and resource kit on creating workplace wellness programs. Guide for companies to control the costs associated with cardiovascular disease. Activities to promote workplace wellness. Wellness websites for employees. Small business health programs.


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