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Document ID (ISN)64057
CIS number 95-667
ISBN(s) 0-683-06801-6
Year 1993
Convention or series no.
Author(s) Paul M.
Title Occupational and environmental reproductive hazards - A guide for clinicians
Bibliographic information Williams and Wilkins, 428 East Preston Street, Baltimore, Maryland 21202, USA, 1993. xvii, 426p. Illus. Bibl.ref. Index. Available from: Waverly Europe Ltd., Broadway House, 2-6 Fulham Broadway, London SW6 1AA, United Kingdom. Price: GBP 75.00.
Abstract This manual is in four parts: 1. Background information on the physiology of reproduction and development and how toxicants exert their effects. 2. Overview of toxicological and epidemiological research methods used to assess the effects of toxicants. 3. Clinical evaluation and management of patients. 4. Information on specific reproductive and developmental hazards (radiation, video display terminals, ergonomic factors, noise and vibration, metals, asphyxiants, organic solvents, pharmaceuticals, pesticides, polyhalogenated biphenyls, viral infections, home and community exposures). An appendix lists exposure limits for some hazardous chemicals.
Descriptors (primary) harmful physical agents; antifertility effects; biological hazards; harmful substances; teratogenic effects; toxicology
Descriptors (secondary) ionizing radiation; medico-legal aspects; pharmaceutical products; epidemiological aspects; biphenyls; metals; non-ionizing radiation; asphyxiants; viruses; pesticides; visual display terminals; organic solvents; ergonomics; manuals; list of chemical substances; limitation of exposure; hazard evaluation; exposure evaluation; TLV list; carcinogenic effects; noise and vibration control
Document type E - Books, reports, proceedings
Country / State or ProvinceUSA
Subject(s) Toxic and dangerous substances
Broad subject area(s) Chemical safety
Browse category(ies) Antifertility and prenatal effects
Biological hazards
Genetic factors in reaction to exposures