1st Edition

Decision-Making in Environmental Health From Evidence to Action

By D. Briggs, C. Corvalan, G. Zielhuis Copyright 2000
    290 Pages
    by Routledge

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    Decision-Making in Environmental Health examines the need for information in support of decision-making in environmental health. It discusses indicators of environmental health, methods of data collection and the assessment of exposure to and the health impact of different environmental risk factors.

    Preface. Health and Environmental Analysis for Decision Making - The HEADLAMP Project. Requirements for Successful Environmental Health Decision Making. The Need for Information: Environmental Health Indicators. Environmental Health Indicators: Methods for Data Collection. Exposure and Health Effects Assessment. Approaches to Linkage Analysis for Grouped Environment and Health Data: Statistical and Epidemiological Data. Linkage Analysis: Geographical Information Systems. Application of HEADLAMP in the Field. The HEADLAMP Project: A Conclusion.


    D. Briggs, C. Corvalan and G. Zielhuis