Environmental Medicine by Jon G. Ayres, Roy M. Harrison, Gordon L. Nichols, Robert L. Maynard CBE | | 9780340946565 | Hardcover | Barnes & Noble
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Environmental Medicine

by Jon G. Ayres, Roy M. Harrison, Gordon L. Nichols, Robert L. Maynard CBE
     
 

ISBN-10: 0340946563

ISBN-13: 9780340946565

Pub. Date: 10/03/2010

Publisher: Taylor & Francis

This new, international and definitive guide to the investigation, diagnosis, and treatment of environmentally-acquired disorders is aimed at anyone specializing, or with a clinical interest, in environmental health issues.L Comprehensive, challenging, and informative, this book is a unique reference that brings into sharp focus the increasing importance of the

Overview

This new, international and definitive guide to the investigation, diagnosis, and treatment of environmentally-acquired disorders is aimed at anyone specializing, or with a clinical interest, in environmental health issues.L Comprehensive, challenging, and informative, this book is a unique reference that brings into sharp focus the increasing importance of the practice of environmental medicine. Many topical and controversial subjects are put into evidence-based context.L The expert author team, drawn from a variety of backgrounds, has focused on the key issues in the field, placing emphasis on those most relevant to contemporary practice, with boxes providing detail on the more esoteric conditions. Hot topics include H1N1 influenza, climate change, air pollution, food contamination, and the health effects of air travel.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780340946565
Publisher:
Taylor & Francis
Publication date:
10/03/2010
Pages:
724
Product dimensions:
8.40(w) x 11.00(h) x 1.50(d)

Table of Contents

BACKGROUND TO ENVIRONMENTAL MEDICINE
METHODOLOGY
HEALTH EFFECTS
Diseases from respiratory exposures to non-infectious agents
Respiratory diseases from infectious agents
Diseases related to exposure to non-infectious material
Diseases related to the ingestion of infectious agents
Vector and skin-borne diseases
Nosocomial diseases - hospitals and institutions
Accidental and deliberate environmental contamination
Diseases influenced by climate
Pressure
Land
Radiant energy
Genetic, environmental and infectious causes of cancer
ENVIRONMENT AND THE PEOPLE

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