Asbestos

Filename: asbestos.pdf
ISBN: 9781439809686
Release Date: 2011-06-15
Number of pages: 679
Author: Ronald F. Dodson
Publisher: CRC Press

Download and read online Asbestos in PDF and EPUB The first edition of Asbestos: Risk Assessment, Epidemiology, and Health Effects received critical acclaim due to the interdisciplinary nature of its content. Editors Ronald Dodson and Samuel Hammar have carefully kept this popular focus while updating and expanding the topics covered in the first edition with the help of internationally known experts. While there are hundreds of books available on many different aspects of asbestos, none contain the encyclopedic, comprehensive coverage you will find here. See What’s New in the Second Edition: Definitions of asbestos by different methodologies and the potential impact that those forms have on health Internationally accepted sampling/analytical schemes Findings of major asbestos-related diseases that continue to increase in most industrialized countries where asbestos is widely used Information on asbestos-induced diseases in biological systems Expanded regulations chapter Copiously illustrated with diagrams, tables, and photographs, including some in color, the book remains an interdisciplinary resource on the major issues in asbestos exposure and human health, with coverage that spans history, pathology, and epidemiology as well as sampling, analysis, and regulatory issues. The editors’ expertise and careful updating set this book apart, making it a comprehensive resource that interlinks diverse specialties. They provide an updated and expanded state-of-the-art discussion of important interdisciplinary factors associated with asbestos-related issues in an easy-to-use reference.


Parkes Occupational Lung Disorders Fourth Edition

Filename: parkes-occupational-lung-disorders-fourth-edition.pdf
ISBN: 9781498715805
Release Date: 2016-11-25
Number of pages: 559
Author: Anthony Newman Taylor
Publisher: CRC Press

Download and read online Parkes Occupational Lung Disorders Fourth Edition in PDF and EPUB This authoritative text on occupational lung disorders builds upon the fundamentals, including clinical, epidemiological, and predictive approaches. It discusses interstitial and malignant diseases, airways diseases, and other respiratory issues, such as diving, working at high altitudes, and abnormal sleep conditions. It also covers related long-term conditions, such as asthma and COPD. This edition has been completely revised and brought up to date for all physicians dealing with pulmonary disorders caused by the environment or the workplace.


Environmental Toxicants

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ISBN: 0471292982
Release Date: 2000
Number of pages: 987
Author: Morton Lippmann
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons

Download and read online Environmental Toxicants in PDF and EPUB A comprehensive guide to assessing the health effects of environmental toxicants in nonoccupational settings Now in a second edition, Environmental Toxicants: Human Exposures and Their Health Effects continues to offer a unique perspective on a topic that is usually focused on exposure and effects in industrial settings. Fully revised and expanded, it presents comprehensive, cutting-edge information on the effects of human exposure to selected chemicals and physical agents in nonoccupational environments. Dr. Morton Lippmann assembles expert contributions by leading authorities on each of the twenty-five environmental agents examined, providing a critical review of the accumulated evidence concerning their known or likely impact on human health, especially after long-term exposure. Six new chapters have been added to this edition, discussing ambient particulate matter, chromium, mercury, noise, pesticides, and ultraviolet radiation. Existing chapters have been updated to include the most current information on performing risk assessments for established toxicants-from asbestos and benzene to the sick building syndrome. In the closing chapters, the authors place the discussion in a broader social and scientific context, exploring such issues as individual and community risk, environmental engineering for risk reduction, pulmonary medicine, and lessons learned in the industrial sector. Supplemented with more than 100 illustrations and photographs, and with a view to future research trends, Environmental Toxicants: Human Exposures and Their Health Effects is an indispensable guide for public health officials, industrial hygienists, epidemiologists, and primary care physicians involved in risk assessment and management for exposed individuals and populations.


Asbestos Identification

Filename: asbestos-identification.pdf
ISBN: 0904962113
Release Date: 1987-01-01
Number of pages: 199
Author: Walter C. McCrone
Publisher: Microscope Publications

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Principles for Modelling Dose response for the Risk Assessment of Chemicals

Filename: principles-for-modelling-dose-response-for-the-risk-assessment-of-chemicals.pdf
ISBN: 9789241572392
Release Date: 2009
Number of pages: 137
Author:
Publisher: World Health Organization

Download and read online Principles for Modelling Dose response for the Risk Assessment of Chemicals in PDF and EPUB Conclusions, and recommendations -- Introduction -- Risk analysis -- Dose-response modelling : basic concepts -- Dose-response modelling : why and when to use it -- Principles of dose-response modelling -- Communicating the results of dose-response modelling -- Conclusions and recommendations.


Reviews in Mineralogy and Geochemistry

Filename: reviews-in-mineralogy-and-geochemistry.pdf
ISBN: 0939950766
Release Date: 2006
Number of pages: 332
Author: Nita Sahai
Publisher: Mineralogical Society of Amer

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Particle Lung Interactions Second Edition

Filename: particle-lung-interactions-second-edition.pdf
ISBN: 9781420072570
Release Date: 2009-09-25
Number of pages: 344
Author: Peter Gehr
Publisher: CRC Press

Download and read online Particle Lung Interactions Second Edition in PDF and EPUB Written by an expanded team of leading international scientists, the second edition thoroughly investigates research and therapies for managing adverse physiological effects of air-borne particles on the respiratory tract. The book examines the lung as the gateway for particle damage to organs outside the respiratory system and provide the information needed to understand and combat the numerous and varied ailments caused by inhaled particles.


Oxford Handbook of Occupational Health

Filename: oxford-handbook-of-occupational-health.pdf
ISBN: 9780199651627
Release Date: 2013-03-28
Number of pages: 915
Author: Julia Smedley
Publisher: Oxford University Press

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Primary Care Second Edition

Filename: primary-care-second-edition.pdf
ISBN: 9780826171481
Release Date: 2014-11-12
Number of pages: 1168
Author: Robert V. DiGregorio, PharmD, BCACP
Publisher: Springer Publishing Company

Download and read online Primary Care Second Edition in PDF and EPUB A complete, state-of-the-art bible of interprofessional primary care in one easy-to-use resource for Interprofessional Primary Care A truly interprofessional primary care textbook, created by DNPs/APRNs, MDs, PharmDs, PAs, CNSs, and CNMs Evidence-based practice guidelines for Primary Care Includes community care, team work, and wellness coachings Strong guidance on differential diagnosis, disease prevention, risk reduction and lifestyle management Across the lifespan focus PLUS gender, occupational and palliative care considerations Case Studies in PPT format available to faculty adopting the text This second edition of Primary Care delivers succinct, current, and integrated information on the assessment, differential diagnosis, treatment, and management of individuals with commonly seen conditions in primary care settings. Written and edited by APNs, MDs, PAs, PharmDs and other health professionals, it emphasizes guidance on differential diagnosis, interprofessional primary care, lifestyle management, health promotion, risk reduction, and disease prevention. The text features ërelationship-centered care, extensive coverage of age, gender, and occupational considerations; complementary approaches; nutritional assessment; violence exposure and vulnerability assessment; family, community, and cultural assessment; palliative care; and evidence-based practice guidelines. This important text presents current diagnostic criteria for each condition and includes relevant anatomy, pathology, and physiology, epidemiology of the condition, including cultural and economic factors, risk identification, and disease prevention strategies. Also included are related laboratory studies, the focused physical exam, wellness coaching, treatment options, potential pitfalls, and much more. Additionally, the book includes clinical "pearls", clinical warnings, referrals and warning points, and references. The text is of value to all interprofessional primary care providers, with a special focus on the needs of advanced practice nurses and MSN/DNP students, and as a course textbook for teaching primary health care topics New to the Second Edition: Increased focus on interprofessional primary care, including community care, team work, and wellness coaching Strong guidance on differential diagnosis, disease prevention, risk reduction and lifestyle management Broad team of interprofessional authors and editors Special focus on elder/geriatric primary care and palliative care Evidence-based practice guidelines Stronger focus on age, gender, and occupational considerationsFocus on age, gender, and occupational considerations Case Studies in PPT format available to faculty adopting the text


Research Methods in Occupational Epidemiology

Filename: research-methods-in-occupational-epidemiology.pdf
ISBN: 9780195092424
Release Date: 2004-01-01
Number of pages: 372
Author: Harvey Checkoway
Publisher: Oxford University Press, USA

Download and read online Research Methods in Occupational Epidemiology in PDF and EPUB From reviews of the first edition:'An up-to-date presentation of research methods in occupational epidemiology is provided by this well-written and well-structured textbook... This excellent book is likely to become a standard reference text. All those engaged in occupational epidemiology should obtain a copy.' -International Journal of Epidemiology'A remarkably well-written, easy-to-read, concise synopsis of the whole range of methods used in occupational epidemiology. Many examples, tables, diagrams, with comprehensive summaries of statistical concepts and various methods used to model exposure and dose. A valuable reference for basic and intermediate work.' -APHA Occupational Health and Safety Newsletter'This book is a worthwhile introductory text to the emerging field of occupational epidemiology. It gives an extensive discussion of the practical problems to be faced in planning and executing occupational studies, and will be of particular benefit to persons starting work in this field of study.' -Chronic DiseasesThis widely used text provides a clear and critical summary of research approaches to the epidemiological study of workplace hazards. It describes the historical development of occupational epidemiology, methods for characterizing occupational exposures, and techniques for designing and implementing epidemiologic studies in this area. The relative strengths and limitations of various study designs for investigating specific health outcomes are emphasized. Also included are more advanced discussions of statistical analysis, exposure and dose modelling, and subsequent applications of data derived from epidemiologic research, as in meta-analysis, pooled analysis, and statistical analysis, exposure and dose modelling, and risk assessment. Since the first edition was published 15 years ago, there have been numerous advances in epidemiologic methods to accommodate a broadened scope of investigations of occupational exposures and associated adverse health outcomes. Thus, in this Second Edition the authors have updated their discussions of methodology to include such topics as case-cohort and case-crossover designs and statistical analysis of repeated measures data, and have expanded the examples they use throughout the book to demonstrate the applications of these methods to a wide range of acute and chronic health outcomes. They have also added a new chapter on occupational health surveillance. Their text is unique for its strong emphasis on the definition and assessment of exposures, the application of quantitative exposure data to epidemiologic models, and the recognition that improvements in workplace risk identification and quantification will come from careful integration of these approaches.


American Journal of Public Health

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ISBN: NWU:35556035367812
Release Date: 2003-07
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Casarett Doull s Essentials of Toxicology Third Edition

Filename: casarett-doull-s-essentials-of-toxicology-third-edition.pdf
ISBN: 9780071847094
Release Date: 2015-11-22
Number of pages: 528
Author: Curtis Klaassen
Publisher: McGraw Hill Professional

Download and read online Casarett Doull s Essentials of Toxicology Third Edition in PDF and EPUB Understand the essential principles of toxicology and how poisons affect the human body with this accessible and engaging summary General Principles of Toxicology Disposition of Toxicants Nonorgan-directed Toxicity Target Organ Toxicity Toxic Agents Environmental Toxicology Applications of Toxicology Casarett & Doull’s Essentials of Toxicology is an easy-to-absorb distillation of the major principles and concepts that were presented in depth in Casarett & Doull’s Toxicology: The Basic Science of Poisons, Eighth Edition, the field’s gold-standard text. Presented in full color, the book concisely describes the science of toxicology, and includes important concepts from anatomy, physiology, and biochemistry to facilitate the understanding of the principles and mechanisms of toxicant action on specific organ systems. A summary of key points at the beginning and review questions at the end of each chapter help you study, understand, and memorize the material. Reflecting the expertise of more than sixty renowned contributors, Casarett & Doull’s Essentials of Toxicology is logically divided into seven sections: Succinct and comprehensive, there is no better text for gaining an understanding of essential principles, toxicokinetics, how toxic effects are passed on to succeeding generations, how each body system responds to poisons, and the specific effects of a wide range of toxic agents than Casarett & Doull’s Essentials of Toxicology.


Basic Epidemiology

Filename: basic-epidemiology.pdf
ISBN: 9789241547079
Release Date: 2006
Number of pages: 213
Author: R. Bonita
Publisher: World Health Organization

Download and read online Basic Epidemiology in PDF and EPUB Basic epidemiology provides an introduction to the core principles and methods of epidemiology, with a special emphasis on public health applications in developing countries. This edition includes chapters on the nature and uses of epidemiology; the epidemiological approach to defining and measuring the occurrence of health-related states in populations; the strengths and limitations of epidemiological study designs; and the role of epidemiology in evaluating the effectiveness and efficiency of health care. The book has a particular emphasis on modifiable environmental factors and encourages the application of epidemiology to the prevention of disease and the promotion of health, including environmental and occupational health.


Textbook of Pleural Diseases Second Edition

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ISBN: NWU:35558005632456
Release Date: 2008-04-25
Number of pages: 650
Author: Richard W. Light
Publisher: CRC Press

Download and read online Textbook of Pleural Diseases Second Edition in PDF and EPUB This is an internationally respected and authoritative work, providing in-depth coverage of all aspects of pleural disease. Building on the strengths of the well-received first edition, the book includes a thorough basic science section, aiding understanding of the physiological and pathophysiological mechanisms that underlie diseases of the pleura. This is followed by a series of chapters discussing clinical aspects of the common (and less common) pleural diseases. Chapters in the clinical section--with authors from 10 countries--are written in an accessible and uniform style, making extensive use of illustrative material and covering definition, incidence and epidemiology, etiology and pathogenesis, clinical presentation, investigations, treatments, possible complications and directions for future developmetn. Chapters present 'state-of-the-art' scientific knowledge, but are written with sufficient clarity as to be understood by clinicians with only a limited science background. All published managment guidelines are included, each chapter concludes with a summary of the 'key points,' highlighting practical messages regarding patient management for the reader, and a comprehensive reference list is provided. In a final chapter, the editors endeavour to rpedict how the area of pleural disease may develop in forthcoming decades. The book is an indispensable reference for pulmonologists with an interest in pleural disease, and is a useful reference for other pulmonary physicians and trainees in respiratory medicine.


Information resources in toxicology

Filename: information-resources-in-toxicology.pdf
ISBN: UOM:39015012555408
Release Date: 1988
Number of pages: 510
Author: Philip Wexler
Publisher: Elsevier Publishing Company

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