Clinical Environmental Health and Toxic Exposures

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John Burke Sullivan, Gary R. Krieger
Lippincott Williams & Wilkins, 2001 - Medical - 1323 pages
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Now in its revised and updated Second Edition, this volume is the most comprehensive and authoritative text in the rapidly evolving field of environmental toxicology. The book provides the objective information that health professionals need to prevent environmental health problems, plan for emergencies, and evaluate toxic exposures in patients.Coverage includes safety, regulatory, and legal issues; clinical toxicology of specific organ systems; emergency medical response to hazardous materials releases; and hazards of specific industries and locations. Nearly half of the book examines all known toxins and environmental health hazards.

A Brandon-Hill recommended title.

 

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Contents

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Contributing Authors ix 16 Clinical Pulmonary Toxicology
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Foreword by Charles E Becker M D xiii Lee S Newman
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Principles of Risk Assessment 77 John B Sullivan
310
Prevention Regulatory Safety and legal issues 93 John B Sullivan Jr Bradford O Brooks and William J Meggs
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Medical Surveillance and Medical Screening for Toxic Janet E Kester
362
Exposure 107
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Personal Protection and Hazardous Materials 133 31 Psychological Sequelae of Hazardous Materials
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Radiation and Radioactive Emergencies 163 Intolerance
412
Environmental Health Hazards of Business Industry
431
Clinical Dermatotoxicology 182
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Going into the TwentyFirst Toxicology
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Pollutant Fate and Transportin the Neal L Benowitz
260
Principles of Environmental and Occupational Hazard Robert J Noecker
281
Principles of Toxicology 49 23 Teratogenesis and Reproductive Toxicology
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Principles of Epidemiology 68 24 Carcinogenesis Mutagenesis and Genotoxicity
299
Specific Health Hazards and Toxins
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Resources
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