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Document ID (ISN)66935
CIS number 96-655
ISBN(s) 0-8016-6469-1
Year 1995
Convention or series no.
Author(s) Brooks S., Gochfeld M., Herzstein J., Schenker M., Jackson R.
Title Environmental medicine
Bibliographic information Mosby-Year Book Inc., 11830 Westline Industrial Drive, St.Louis, Missouri 63146, USA, 1995. xix, 780p. Illus. Bibl.ref. Index. Price: GBP 69.00.
Abstract Contents of this manual: principles and basic science of environmental medicine (environmental hazards, risk and exposure assessment, toxicology, carcinogenesis); clinical environmental medicine (diagnosis, vision, hearing, dermatoses, respiratory disorders, liver and kidney toxicity, nervous system, immunologic disorders); susceptible populations (susceptibility, multiple chemical sensitivity, exposure of children); specific environmental exposure sources (air, water and soil pollution, asbestos, man-made mineral fibres, fire and pyrolysis products, radiation, vibration, heat stress, high-altitude and space medicine, chemical and biological agents, hazardous waste); preventive approaches (health surveillance, biomarkers, chemical disaster preparedness, health risk communication).
Descriptors (primary) environmental pollution; occupational medicine; biological effects
Descriptors (secondary) disposal of harmful waste; supply of information; USA; radon; man-made fibres; asbestos; toxicology; epidemiology; pyrolysis products; diagnosis; manuals; hazard evaluation; exposure evaluation; emergency organization; chemical hazards; atmospheric pollution; biological hazards; individual susceptibility; carcinogenic effects; legislation; water pollution; determination in biological matter; medical supervision; physical hazards; children
Document type E - Books, reports, proceedings
Country / State or ProvinceUSA
Subject(s) Medicine, hygiene and first aid
Broad subject area(s) Occupational medicine, epidemiology
Browse category(ies) Multiple chemical sensitivities
Environmental pollution