Occupational Medicine & Health Affairs

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Occupational Medicine & Health Affairs
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About the Journal

Occupational Medicine is the branch of clinical medicine and it is active in the field of Occupational Health. Main concern is people well at work physically and mentally. Occupational medicine specializes in the diagnosis, prevention of disease due to workplace factors. It is concerned with all aspects of the effects of work on health. Workplace safety and the prevention of occupational injuries and disease are the most important aspects of occupational medicine & health affairs. Occupational health services are also used to assist organizations in managing work absence situations – both short and long term. Occupational Medicine is important for the economy, for society and for the individual.

Occupational Medicine & Health Affairs is one of the best open access journals that aims to publish the most complete and reliable source of information on discoveries and current developments in the form of original articles, review articles, case reports, short communications, etc. in this field and provide online access to the researchers worldwide without subscriptions. This journal creates an open access platform for the authors to make their contribution towards the journal.

Occupational Medicine & Health Affairs (OMHA) journal is a peer reviewed medical journal that encompasses the following areas under its scope, which include but not limited to Occupational medicine, Occupational therapy, Healthaffairs, Occupational disorders, Occupational medicine, Work andHealth Survey, Occupational exposures, Occupational health problems, Construction Safety, Ergonomics, Hazard Communication, Health and Medical Management, Industrial Hygiene, Risk Management, Workplace Injury and Illness Surveillance, Occupational Rehabilitation, Occupational Risk Assessment etc.

This journal is using Editorial Manager System for quality in peer-review process. Editorial Manager Systems is an online manuscript submission, review and tracking systems. Review processing is performed by the editorial board members of OMHA or outside experts; at least two independent reviewer’s approval followed by the editor is required for the acceptance of any citable manuscript. Authors may submit manuscripts and track their progress through the system. Reviewers can download manuscripts and submit their opinions to the editor. Editors can manage the whole submission/review/revise/publish process.

Occupational Medicine

Occupational Medicine is a branch of clinical medicine and Occupational medication active within the field of activity Health. Occupational Medicine is involved with keeping individuals well at work–physically and mentally. Occupational Medicine includes advising regarding geographical point safety and therefore the hindrance of activity injuries and illness, assessing fitness for work and serving to rehabilitate those that have suffered injury or illness back to work.Occupational medicine is important part of modern day health care.

Occupational Medicine provides the people with insight into the occupational health and gives a concise account of occupational disorders, influence of work on health,and individual's health condition at a workplace.

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Occupational Therapy

Occupational therapy may be a client-centred community involved with promoting health and well being in occupation. The first goal of occupational therapy is to modify people to participate within the activities of daily life. Activity therapists attain this outcome by operating occupational therapy with people and communities to reinforce their ability to interact within the occupations they need to, need to, or area unit expected to try and do, or by modifying the occupation or the surroundings to highly support their activity engagement.Occupational therapy helps the individuals to develop or recover from workplace stress conditions.

Occupational therapy helps to identify the strengths and difficulties that a person encounters in his/her daily life helps one to regain or improve health by using different techniques.

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Dental Health Education

Dental health education is the  process of imparting information about the dental health which helps an individual to keep the oral cavity healthy as good oral hygiene helps a person to prevent oral disease such as periodontal diseases, bad breath and other dental problems.

The dental health education helps to create awareness among people regarding the importance of oral hygiene.Dental health education is very much important aspect which is necessary during developmental stages of individual. Dental health education helps an individual to inculcate oral health.

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Oral Health Education

 Oral health education is referred to as the process of provision of the oral health information in such a way to the people that they apply the principles daily to everyday living. Oral health education helps to develop desirable dental health attitude and habits. It teaches reliable dental health information to people and helps to maintain oral hygiene.

Oral health education provides complete knowledge about the care to be taken regarding oral health. Oral health education helps individuals to prevent oral disorders and helps in diagnosis and care.

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Holistic Health Education

Holistic health education is an alternative medical approach that promotes health and wellness through spiritual, mental, emotional and physical techniques. Holistic health education can be studied at the undergraduate certificate, associate's degree, graduate certificate and master's degree levels.

Holistic health education programs can lead to a variety of careers and have applications to numerous fields, such as nursing, social work, health coaching and education.

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Nursing Health Education

Nursing health education field is concerned with the profession of nursing and the process of educating the nursing professionals regarding the care to be taken about the patients, families or communities to maintain or recover good health conditions. This education imparts knowledge about the approaches to patient care, training and scope of the nursing practice.

Nursing is the protection, promotion and optimization of health and abilities,prevention of illness and injury,alleviation of the suffering through diagnosis and treatment of human response, advocacy in care of individuals, families, communities and populations.

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Journal of Public Health Research, Occupational Health Journal, Advanced Emergency Nursing Journal, African Journal of Nursing and Midwifery, American Journal of Nursing.

Child Health Education

The child health education helps to know about the future development of the children. It helps to know about the growth and development stages of a child as well as immunisation, anaphylaxis, breast feeding. This education helps the parents and the physicians to promote the health of a developing child and helps to prevent them from diseases thereby safeguarding their health.

Child health education is an impotant aspect for establishing the significance of good health during childhood and later economic and life outcomes like education, learning, health.

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Physical Therapy and Occupational Therapy Journals, Professional Health Journals, Journal of Child Health Care, Journal of Paediatrics and Child Health.

Occupational Dermatitis

Occupational Dermatitis can be defined as an inflammation of the skin caused by the working environment or by skin contact with a damaging substance. The symptoms and seriousness of the condition vary widely. Symptoms usually begin with redness and irritation, and occasionally, swelling. Occupational dermatitis is one of the most widespread causes of ill health and affects workers in many industry sectors, including food processing and especially catering. 

Occupational Dermatitis is a non infectious disease caused by skin contact with substances used at work.Depending on the type of substances present dermatitis may be of two forms allergic contact dermatitis and irritant contact dermatitis.Hence workers are provided with education at precautions to be taken at the workplace.

Related Journals of Occupational Dermatitis

Occupational Safety and Health Journals, Alternative Medicine Journals, American Journal of Contact Dermatitis.

Occupational Standards

Occupational standards are statements of the standards of performance individuals must achieve when carrying out functions in the workplace, together with specifications of the underpinning knowledge and understanding. Provide a rigorous and high quality skills infrastructure which set out the skills, knowledge of good occupational manners.

The occupational standards helps to know how the staff is performing at a workplace,training and development needs to the staff etc and the standards are used to manage and develop organisations and individuals ,job descriptions,career planning and staff appraisal.

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Occupational Therapy Devices & Market Analysis

The occupational therapy devices provides the people at workplaces with some protective devices to safeguard themselves from the exposure to hazardous chemicals. These devices help the people at workplaces to perform their duties well and safely thereby preventing the risk of accidents.

The occupational therapy devices has become an integral part of the occupational therapy for providing minimum optimum patient care. By the help of the occupational therapy devices helps in the evaluation of disorder and providing treatment  to improve the function in occupational performance.

Related Journals of Occupational Therapy devices& Market analysis

International Journal of Public Health, Public Health Journal Articles, Professional Health Journals, Journal of Medical Devices.

Occupational Physical Therapy

The occupational physical therapy tends to be more highlighting on evaluation and diagnosing of movement dysfunctions as well as treating a person’s injury itself. While an occupational therapist will often also do diagnosis, the physical therapist will be more likely to diagnose and treat the physical source of the problem; the injured tissues and structures.

The practice of occupational physical therapy utilizes the therapeutic use of purposefulness and meaningful occupations in treatment, as well as focussing on these occupations as a goal of treatment.It includes restoration of performance abilities,adaptation of tasks,diability prevention techniques etc.

Related Journals of  Occupational Physical Therapy

Occupational Therapy Services Journals, Occupational Safety and Health Journals, Alternative Medicine Journals, Journal of Neurological Physical Therapy.

Sensory Integration Therapy

Sensory Integration Therapy is the mainstream clinical approach to treating Sensory Integration Disorder. This type of therapy is usually performed by an occupational therapist or physical therapist who takes patients through a series of sensory and motor skill exercises.

Sensory integration therapy is an innate neurobiological problem and refers to integration and interpretation of sensory stimulation from the environment by the brain.It focusses on three things i.e tactil, vestibular and proprioceptive basic senses.This therapy helps to provide sensory information which helps to organise the nervous system, to assist individuals in inhibiting or modulating sensory information.

Related Journals of Sensory Integration Therapy

Public Health Journal List, Global Health Journals, Public Health Research Journals, Journal of Multisensory research, Journal of Sensory Studies.

Recreation Therapy

The recreational therapy is a treatment designed to restore and rehabilitate a person’s level of functioning and independence in life activities, to promote health and wellness as well as to reduce or eliminate the activity limitations and restrictions to participation in life situations caused by an illness or disabling condition. Recreational therapy may also be referred to as therapeutic recreation or recreation therapy.

Recreational therapists work with clients to restore motor, social and cognitive functioning, build confidence, develop coping skills, and integrate skills learned in treatment settings into community settings.

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Public Health Journal Articles, Professional Health Journals, Occupational Health Journals, Health and Safety Journals, Population Health Journals, Public Health Journal List.

Occupational and Environmental Medicine

Occupational and Environmental  medicine process helps in preventing occupational and environmental illness and injury through patient care, consultative activities, training, and research. It helps to design programs to improve the health of workers at workplace. It involves enlighten workers regarding the hazardous effects at workplace and how to prevent their exposure to such hazards.

Occupational and Environmental Medicine deals with diseases that other physicians encounter in their practice such as cancers, lung disorders etc.It is concerned with human illness or disfunctions resulting from the environmental factors at the workplace.

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Journal of Public Health Research, Occupational Health Journal, International Journal of Public Health, Public Health Journal Articles.

Paediatric Occupational Therapy

The purpose of  paediatric occupational therapy service is to enable people to participate in daily activities or occupations to improve their health, independence and wellbeing. Occupations for children or young people may include self-care (dressing, eating a meal, using the toilet, making a simple meal), being productive (participating in activities and routines at nursery or school, or volunteering), and leisure (playing with friends, doing sports or hobbies). Occupational therapists can help babies, children and young people who may need support and advice if they are not able to do daily occupations due to illness, disability, family circumstances, or as a result of changes as they get older.

The paediatric occupational therapy is provided for children with functional difficulties in one or more areas of daily life and aims to provide intervention as early as possible.

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Professional Health Journals, Occupational Health Journals, Health and Safety Journals, Population Health Journals, European Journal of Paediatric Neurology.

Occupational Therapist Practice

Occupational therapist practice defines minimum standards for the practice of occupational therapy. The practice of occupational therapy means the therapeutic use of everyday life activities (occupations) with individuals, groups, organizations, and populations for the purpose of participation in roles and situations in the home, school, workplace, community, or other settings.

Occupational therapy services are provided for the purpose of promoting health and wellness and to those who have or are at risk for developing an illness, injury, disease, disorder, condition, impairment, disability, activity limitation, or participation restriction.

Related Journals of Occupational Therapist Practice

Public Health Journal List, Global Health Journals, British Journal of Occupational Therapy, Canadian Journal of Occupational Therapy.

Occupational Disorders

An occupational  disorder occurs during the performance of job duties and may place a worker at risk of infection. An occupational disorder is a disease or disorder that is caused by the work or working conditions. This means that the disease must have developed due to exposures in the workplace and that the correlation between the exposures and the disease is well known in medical research. Some of the common occupational disorders are tennis elbow Allergy, Hearing loss, Asthma etc.

Occupational disorders are caused by the wok or working conditions as the disease is caused due to exposures in the workplaces. 

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Public Health Research Journals, Physical Therapy and Occupational Therapy Journals, Journal of Occupational Medicine and Toxicology.

Construction Safety

Construction is a high hazardous  industry that comprises a wide range of activities involving construction, alteration, and repair. The leading  construction safety hazards on site are falls from height, motor vehicle crashes, excavation accidents, electrocution, machines, and being struck by falling objects.

So construction safety helps construction professionals to take preventive measures during their job. All employees should be trained to understand the proper way to use these systems and to identify hazards. The employee or employer will be responsible for providing fall protection systems and to ensure the use of these systems.

Related Journals of Construction Safety

Occupational Therapy Services Journals, Occupational Safety and Health Journals, Alternative Medicine Journals, Australian Journal of Construction Economics and Building.

Occupational Exposures

An occupational exposure occurs during the performance of job duties and may place a worker at risk of infection. The exposure to high concentrations of hazardous chemicals in workplace may affect the health of workers. Hence care must be taken at the workplaces to avoid contact with the hazardous chemicals and materials.

Occupational exposure is pertained to certain limit on the acceptable concentration of a hazardous substances in workplace for a particular material. The occupational exposures to chemicals may lead to several disorders which effects the health of the people at a greater extent.

Related Journals of Occupational exposures

Journal of Public Health Research, Occupational Health Journal, International Journal of Public Health, Public Health Journal Articles, Professional Health Journals, Occupational Health Journals.

Industrial Hygiene

Industrial hygiene is the science of protecting and enhancing the health and safety of people at work and in their communities. Health and safety hazards cover a wide range of chemical, physical, biological and ergonomic stressors. These stressors are divided into the categories biological, chemical, physical, ergonomic and psychosocial.

The Industrial Hygienist may be involved with the assessment and control of physical, chemical, biological or environmental hazards in the workplace or community that could cause injury or disease.

Related Journals of  Industrial Hygiene

Physical Therapy and Occupational Therapy Journals, Occupational Therapy Services Journals, Occupational Safety and Health Journals, Alternative Medicine Journals, Japanese Journal of Industrial Health.

Occupational Rehabilitation

Occupational rehabilitation is the science and practices of returning injured workers to a level of work activity that is appropriate to their functional and cognitive capacity, both of which are influenced by the severity of a worker's injuries. Preventing injury and illness through providing a safe and healthy work environment. Ensuring that the occupational rehabilitation to the work process is commenced as soon as possible after an injury in a manner consistent with medical judgement. Providing suitable employment for an injured employee as an integral part of the occupational rehabilitation to work process.

Occupational Rehabilitation involves specialized healthcare dedicated to improving, maintainning and restoring the physical strength, cognition and mobility with maximum results.It helps an individual to recover from addictions, injuries and disorders.

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Occupational Health Journals, Health and Safety Journals, Population Health Journals, Public Health Journal List, Global Health Journals, Public Health Research Journals.

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