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Environmental Epidemiology

1st Edition

By Kopfler

CRC Press

304 pages

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Hardback: 9780873710732
pub: 1986-12-01
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This informative book is valuable to a broad spectrum of individuals active in the environmental and health sciences, including chemists, epidemiologists, and mathematics modelers, as well as those involved with measurement and effects of numerous kinds of drinking water contamination and both indoor and ambient air pollution. Environmental researchers involved with human exposure to toxic substances, regulators and administrators will also find this work of value.

Table of Contents

Detection of Aflatoxin B1 Guanine Adducts in Human Urine Samples from Kenya. Assessment of Human Exposure to Chemicals Through Biological Monitoring. The Monitoring of Exposure to Carcinogens by the GC-MS Determination of Alkylated Amino Acids in Hemoglobin and of Alkylated Nucleic Acid Bases in Urine. Determining DNA Adducts by Electrophore Labeling-GC. Quantification of Tissue Doses of Carcinogenic Aromatic Amines. The Feasibility of Conducting Epidemiologic Studies of Populations Residing Near Hazardous Waste Disposal Sites. Feasibility Study to Relate Arsenic in Drinking Water to Skin Cancer in the United States. Use and Misuse of Existing Data Bases in Environmental Epidemiology: The Case of Air Pollution. Opening and Controlling Access to Medicare Data. Drinking Water Quality Data Bases. The FDA Total Diet Study Program. Overview of EPA Major Air Data Bases. National Data Base on Body Burden of Toxic Chemicals. Broad Scan Analysis of Human Adipose Tissue from the EPA FY 82 NHATS Repository. Results from the First Three Seasons of the TEAM Study: Personal Exposures, Indoor-Outdoor Relationships, and Breath Levels of Toxic Air Pollutants Measured for 355 Persons in New Jersey. Inhalation Exposures in Indoor Air to Trichloroethylene from Shower Water. Drinking Water Characteristics and Cardiovascular Disease in a Cohort of Wisconsin Farmers. Empirical Estimation of Exposure in Retrospective Epidemiologic Studies. Evaluation of Lead Exposures in the Environment and Their Contribution to Blood Lead Levels in Children. The Use of Industrial Hygiene Data in Occupational Epidemiology. 281 pp., 1986, ISBN 0-87371-073-8.

Subject Categories

BISAC Subject Codes/Headings:
MED028000
MEDICAL / Epidemiology
SCI026000
SCIENCE / Environmental Science
TEC017000
TECHNOLOGY & ENGINEERING / Industrial Health & Safety