Ch. 1. Epidemiology of environmental and occupational connective tissue diseases-- Ch. 2. Laboratory testing and the diagnosis of selected rheumatic diseases-- Ch. 3. Mechanisms of autoimmunity in environmentally induced connective tissue diseases-- Ch. 4. Genetics of environmentally associated rheumatic disease-- Ch. 5. Toxic oil syndrome-- Ch. 6. Eosinophilia myalgia syndrome-- Ch. 7. Fibrosing conditions associated with organic solvents and drugs-- Ch. 8. Environmentally induced systemic lupus erythematosus Ch. 9. Pulmonary hypertension associated with drugs and the environment-- Ch. 10. Cigarette smoking and other acquired risk factors for rheumatoid arthritis-- Ch. 11. Drug, alcohol, diet-induced and saturnine gout-- Ch. 12. Hazards associated with biologic therapies-- Ch. 13. Silicone-related rheumatic disorders-- Ch. 14. Environmental factors in fibromyalgia and chronic fatique syndrome-- Ch. 15. The multiple chemical sensitivity syndrome-- Ch. 16. Occupation-associated upper-extremity disorders-- Ch. 17. Occupation-related physical factors and osteoarthritis Ch. 18. Low back pain and the workplace-- Ch. 19. Safety surveillance of food and drugs-- Ch. 20. Contrasting views of causation in law, science, and medicine-- Ch. 21. Surveillance and monitoring of environmentally associated diseases: some lessons from the eosinophilia myalgia syndrome.