Clinical Environmental Health and Toxic Exposures / Edition 2

Clinical Environmental Health and Toxic Exposures / Edition 2

by John B. Sullivan, Gary R. Krieger
     
 

ISBN-10: 068308027X

ISBN-13: 9780683080278

Pub. Date: 06/28/2001

Publisher: Lippincott Williams & Wilkins

Now in its revised and updated Second Edition, this volume is the most comprehensive and authoritative text in the rapidly evolving field of environmental toxicology. The book provides the objective information that health professionals need to prevent environmental health problems, plan for emergencies, and evaluate toxic exposures in patients.Coverage includes

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Overview

Now in its revised and updated Second Edition, this volume is the most comprehensive and authoritative text in the rapidly evolving field of environmental toxicology. The book provides the objective information that health professionals need to prevent environmental health problems, plan for emergencies, and evaluate toxic exposures in patients.Coverage includes safety, regulatory, and legal issues; clinical toxicology of specific organ systems; emergency medical response to hazardous materials releases; and hazards of specific industries and locations. Nearly half of the book examines all known toxins and environmental health hazards.

A Brandon-Hill recommended title.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780683080278
Publisher:
Lippincott Williams & Wilkins
Publication date:
06/28/2001
Edition description:
Second Edition
Pages:
1344
Product dimensions:
8.90(w) x 11.30(h) x 1.90(d)

Table of Contents

Contributing Authors
Foreword
Foreword
Preface
Sect. IGeneral Principles of Environmental Health1
1Environmental and Health: Going into the Twenty-First Century1
2Environmental Sciences: Pollutant Fate and Transport in the Environment6
3Principles of Environmental and Occupational Hazard Assessment30
4Principles of Toxicology49
5Principles of Epidemiology68
6Principles of Risk Assessment77
Sect. IIPrevention, Regulatory, Safety, and Legal Issues93
7Laws and Regulations Regarding Hazardous Materials93
8Medical Surveillance and Medical Screening for Toxic Exposure107
9Hazard Communication and Material Safety Data Sheets117
10Environmental Contamination and Minority Communities129
11Personal Protection and Hazardous Materials133
12Recognition of Hazardous Materials143
13Radiation and Radioactive Emergencies163
14United States-Mexico Environmental Health Issues174
Sect. IIIThe Individual and Organ Systems182
15Clinical Dermatotoxicology182
16Clinical Pulmonary Toxicology206
17Acute Pulmonary Injury223
18Clinical Hepatotoxicity233
19Clinical Neurotoxicology and Neurobehavioral Toxicology247
20Clinical Cardiac Toxicology260
21Clinical Ocular Toxicology270
22Clinical Renal Toxicology281
23Teratogenesis and Reproductive Toxicology289
24Carcinogenesis, Mutagenesis, and Genotoxicity299
25Clinical Immunotoxicology and Allergy310
26Clinical Rheumatologic Diseases347
27Endocrine-Disrupting Chemicals362
28Clinical Hematotoxicology373
29Olfactory and Nasal Toxicology390
30Neuropsychological Evaluation of Toxic Exposures396
31Psychological Sequelae of Hazardous Materials Exposures404
32Low-Level Chemical Sensitivity and Chemical Intolerance412
Sect. IVEnvironmental Health Hazards of Business, Industry, Sites, and Locations431
33Semiconductor Manufacturing Hazards431
34Plastic Manufacturing466
35Tire and Rubber Manufacturing Industry475
36Automobile Airbag Hazards489
37Aerospace Industry Exposure Hazards495
38Hazards of Biotechnology500
39Dental Health Care Hazards517
40Toxic Hazards of Mining and Smelting530
41Pneumoconioses538
42Emerging Infectious Diseases545
43Diseases of International Travel and Remote Sites559
44Pulp and Paper Industry Hazards573
45Hazardous-Waste Disposal and Waste Treatment584
46Hazards of Shipbuilding and Ship Repairing593
47Health Care Facility Hazards600
48Construction Industry Hazards614
49Medical Waste and Blood-Borne Pathogen Exposures623
50Toxic Hazards of Firefighters and Combustion Toxicology630
51Hazards of Wastewater Treatment Facilities, Sewage, and Sludge636
52Agricultural Hazards648
53Indoor Environmental Quality and Health669
Sect. VSpecific Health Hazards and Toxins705
54Hydrogen Cyanide and Inorganic Cyanide Salts705
55Hydrogen Sulfide716
56Carbon Monoxide722
57Methemoglobin-Forming Compounds727
58Halogenated Solvents, Trichloroethylene, and Methylene Chloride733
59Benzene and Other Hematotoxins750
60Polychlorinated Biphenyls and Other Polyhalogenated Aromatic Hydrocarbons762
61Polychlorodibenzodioxins and Polychlorodibenzofurans769
62Inorganic Acids and Bases776
63Organic Acids and Bases789
64Hydrofluoric Acid Exposures798
65Ozone806
66Oxides of Nitrogen and Sulfur818
67Gasoline and Oxygenated Additives832
68Crude Oil841
69Middle Distillates and Residual Fuels847
70Petroleum Lubricants, Asphalt, and Coke852
71Arsenic858
72Mercury867
73Lead879
74Cadmium889
75Copper898
76Zinc902
77Nickel905
78Platinum and Related Metals: Palladium, Iridium, Osmium, Rhodium, and Ruthenium910
79Beryllium919
80Chromium926
81Manganese930
82Vanadium, Titanium, and Molybdenum937
83Selenium943
84Aluminum949
85Thallium954
86Intermetallic Semiconductors: Arsine, Phosphine, and Inorganic Hydrides958
87Oxidizers, Reducing Agents, and Other Highly Reactive Chemicals963
88Metal Oxides973
89Organometals978
90Alkali Metals: Sodium, Potassium, and Lithium984
91Reactive Metals986
92Acrylamides989
93Isocyanates994
94Acrylates, Methacrylates, and Cyanoacrylates999
95Formaldehyde1006
96Aldehydes1014
97Biological Hazards, Biotoxins, and Toxigenic Fungi1022
98Organophosphate and Carbamate Insecticides1046
99Organochlorine Pesticides1057
100Fumigants1082
101Herbicides1092
102Fungicides and Biocides1109
103Pyrethrins1125
104Ethylene Oxide and Propylene Oxide1133
105Aromatic Solvents1139
106Solvents and Chemical Intermediates1166
107Solvents and Chemical Intermediates: Alcohols, Ketones, Esters, and Ethers1174
108Glycol Ethers1199
109Carbon Disulfide1206
110n-Hexane and 2-Hexanone1211
111Asbestos1214
112Man-Made Mineral Fibers1227
113Polycyclic Aromatic Hydrocarbons1240
114Creosote, Coal Tar, and Coal Tar Pitch1245
115Phenols and Phenol Derivatives1248
116Uranium, Plutonium, and Transuranium Radionuclide Hazards1266
117Latex1278
AppToxic Exposures and Environmental Health Resources1284
Subject Index1295

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