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Topics in Environmental Epidemiology

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ISBN-10: 0195095642

ISBN-13: 9780195095647

Edition: 1997

Authors: Kyle Steenland, David A. Savitz

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Description:

This book gives a comprehensive survey of the epidemiology of common environmental exposures, including diet, water, particulates in outdoor air, nitrogen dioxide, ozone, environmental tobacco smoke, radon in homes, electromagnetic fields, and lead. Design and analysis issues, risk assessment and meta-analysis, and future directions in environmental epidemiology are also covered. All chapters provide a review of the literature as well as a discussion of important methodologic issues, particularly exposure assessment and statistical methods. The book's focus is on environmental exposures that are suspected of causing disease, but often remain controversial. Most of these exposures are…    
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Book details

List price: $74.00
Copyright year: 1997
Publisher: Oxford University Press, Incorporated
Publication date: 5/1/1997
Binding: Hardcover
Pages: 376
Size: 6.50" wide x 9.75" long x 1.25" tall
Weight: 1.738
Language: English

Introduction
(University of Cincinnati): Design and Analysis of Studies in Environmental Epidemiology
(all at University of California, Berkeley): Meta-Analysis and Risk Assessment
(Ministeria de Sanidad y Consumo): Diet and Food Contaminants
(University of North Carolina): Water: Chlorinated Hydrocarbons and Infectious Agents
(both at Harvard School of Public Health): Outdoor Air I: Particulates
(IMIM): Outdoor Air II: Nitrogen Dioxide
(National Institute of Public Health, Mexico) and Dana Loomis (University of North Carolina): Outdoor Air III: Ozone
(Centers for Disease Control and Prevention): Environmental Tobacco Smoke I: Childhood Diseases
(USC/Norris Comprehensive Cancer Institute): Environmental Tobacco Smoke II: Lung Cancer
Environmental Tobacco Smoke III: Heart Disease
(St. Louis University Health Science Center)
Radiation II: Electromagnetic Fields
(Children's Hospital, Boston)
Future Directions in Environmental Epidemiology