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Applications of Exposure Assessment in Epidemiology

Thomas J. Smith and David Kriebel

in A Biologic Approach to Environmental Assessment and Epidemiology

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
January 2011
ISBN:
9780195141566
eISBN:
9780199872145
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195141566.003.0003
Subject:
Public Health and Epidemiology, Public Health, Epidemiology

This chapter covers a broad range of topics concerning the measurement of environmental chemical exposures. The aim is to provide a general, systematic overview and guidance for the design of ... More


Impact of Chemical and Physical Exposures on Workers’ Health

DAVID C. CHRISTIANI and XIAO-RONG WANG

in Global Inequalities at Work: Work's Impact on the Health of Individuals, Families, and Societies

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
September 2009
ISBN:
9780195150865
eISBN:
9780199865222
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195150865.003.001
Subject:
Public Health and Epidemiology, Public Health, Epidemiology

Exposure to chemical and physical hazards in the workplace, resulting in a variety of occupational illnesses, is a common negative impact of work on health. This chapter provides an overview of ... More


Intracranial Neoplasms

Lorene M. Nelson, Caroline M. Tanner, Stephen K. Van Den Eeden, and Valerie M. McGuire

in Neuroepidemiology: From principles to practice

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
September 2009
ISBN:
9780195133790
eISBN:
9780199863730
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195133790.003.14
Subject:
Public Health and Epidemiology, Public Health, Epidemiology

This chapter begins with a discussion of the taxonomy of primary brain tumors, with a focus on gliomas, meningiomas, and grading systems for these tumors. It discusses methodological challenges for ... More


A Narrowing Gulf of Difference?: Disputes and Discoveries in the Study of Gulf War–Related Illnesses

Phil Brown, Stephen Zavestoski, Alissa Cordner, Sabrina McCormick, Joshua Mandelbaum, Theo Luebke, and Meadow Linder

in Contested Illnesses: Citizens, Science, and Health Social Movements

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
January 2017
ISBN:
9780520270206
eISBN:
9780520950429
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520270206.003.0006
Subject:
Public Health and Epidemiology, Public Health

This chapter examines the dramatic shifts in scientific and public controversies over myriad symptoms reported by veterans of the 1991 Gulf War. Early theories of Gulf War illnesses centered on ... More


The Judiciary

in The People's Agents and the Battle to Protect the American Public: Special Interests, Government, and Threats to Health, Safety, and the Environment

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
March 2013
ISBN:
9780226772028
eISBN:
9780226772042
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226772042.003.0007
Subject:
Law, Environmental and Energy Law

This chapter begins with a discussion of cases involving the Occupational Safety and Health Administration's attempts to regulate toxic chemical exposures in the workplace, in order to illustrate the ... More


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