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Fitness for work: the medical aspects, 4th edition
  1. RobertL Maynard

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    KT Palmer, RAF Cox, I Brown. . Oxford University Press, 2007, 45.00 (paperback). 978-0-19-921565-2

    Reviewing a book edited by ones editor is a risk: in this case no problems were encountered! Fitness for work is a handbook for occupational physicians published for the Faculty of Occupational Medicine (Royal College of Physicians). As such it is the official guide and few occupational physicians will wish to be without a copy on their shelves or, more likely, on their desks. Seven hundred pages25 chapters and approaching 100 pages of appendicesthis book is detailed and not intended to be read from cover to cover except, perhaps, by faculty examination candidates.

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