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Decision-Making in Environmental Health

From Evidence to Action, 1st Edition

By D. Briggs, C. Corvalan, G. Zielhuis

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296 pages

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Description

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.

Table of Contents

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.

Subject Categories

BISAC Subject Codes/Headings:
HEA000000
HEALTH & FITNESS / General
SCI026000
SCIENCE / Environmental Science
TEC005000
TECHNOLOGY & ENGINEERING / Construction / General