Publisher description for Environmental epidemiology : effects of environmental chemicals on human health / William M. Draper, editor.


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Provides an introduction to the basic principles and methods of environmental epidemiology. Chapters are arranged in four sections covering nomenclature and the design and interpretation of epidemiological studies; toxicology and toxicological risk assessment; applications of epidemiological
methods in humans studies; and the unique constraints of epidemiological research. Case studies of both organic and inorganic pollutants demonstrate the application of the principles and illustrate the most up-to-date techniques, current thinking, and controversies.


Library of Congress subject headings for this publication:
Environmental health -- Congresses.
Environmental toxicology -- Congresses.
Environmentally-induced diseases -- Epidemiology -- Congresses.