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Document ID (ISN)102740
CIS number 03-1646
ISBN(s) 83-904896-1-9
Year 1999
Convention or series no.
Author(s) Jędrychowski W., Vena J., Maugeri U.
Title Challenges to epidemiology in changing Europe - Proceedings of the conference - Krakow, July 2-3, 1999
Bibliographic information Polish Society for Environmental Epidemiology, Dept. of Epidemiology and Preventive Medicine, Medical School, Jagiellonian University, 7 Kopernika street, 31034 Krakow, Poland, 1999. 248p. Illus. Bibl.ref.
Abstract Proceedings of a conference on epidemiology in Europe held in Cracow, Poland, 2-3 July 1999. Main topics covered: health and environment trends in the 1990s; increase of asthma worldwide; epidemiology of cancer in Europe; infectious diseases in Poland; mesothelioma in Europe; incidence of malignancies caused by arsenic in populations exposed to high arsenic-containing coal combustion products; incidence of type-1 diabetes in age groups 0-10 and 15-29 in Cracow; future chronic diseases; multidisciplinary research; current and future trends in epidemiology; challenges for epidemiologists in Europe; linkage between epidemiology and health policy; evidence-based primary prevention.
Descriptors (primary) Poland; Europe; health hazards; environment; epidemiology
Descriptors (secondary) mesothelioma; epidemiological aspects; diabetes mellitus; arsenic; chronic forms; neoplasms; asthma; cancer; research; conference; infectious diseases
Document type E - Books, reports, proceedings
Country / State or ProvincePoland
Subject(s) Medicine, hygiene and first aid
Broad subject area(s) Occupational medicine, epidemiology
Browse category(ies) Epidemiology
Bacterial and parasitic diseases