Tobacco: Science, Policy and Public Health

Tobacco: Science, Policy and Public Health

by Peter Boyle
     
 


This book comprehensively covers the science and policy issues relevant to one of the major public health disasters of modern times. It pulls together the aetiology and burden of the myriad of tobacco related diseases with the successes and failures of tobacco control policies. The book looks at lessons learnt to help set health policy for reducing the burden of… See more details below

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This book comprehensively covers the science and policy issues relevant to one of the major public health disasters of modern times. It pulls together the aetiology and burden of the myriad of tobacco related diseases with the successes and failures of tobacco control policies. The book looks at lessons learnt to help set health policy for reducing the burden of tobacco related diseases. The book also deals with the international public health policy issues which bear on control of the problem of tobacco use and which vary between continents.

The editors are an international group distinguished in the field of tobacco related diseases, epidemiology, and tobacco control. The contributors are world experts drawn from the various clinical fields. This major reference text gives a unique overview of one of the major public health problems in both the developed and developing world.

The book is directed at an international public health and epidemiology audience includng health economists and those interested in tobacco control.

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Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780198526872
Publisher:
Oxford University Press, USA
Publication date:
04/28/2004
Pages:
830
Product dimensions:
9.40(w) x 6.80(h) x 1.70(d)

Table of Contents

Preface
1Evolution of knowledge of the smoking epidemic3
2The great studies of smoking and disease in the twentieth century17
3Dealing with health fears : cigarette advertising in the United States in the twentieth century37
4The changing cigarette : chemical studies and bioassays53
5Tobacco smoke carcinogens : human uptake and DNA interactions93
6Pharmacology of nicotine addiction129
7Behavioral pharmacology of nicotine reinforcement149
8Cigarette science : addiction by design167
9Nicotine dosing characteristics across tobacco products181
10Tobacco in Great Britain207
11The epidemic of tobacco use in China215
12Patterns of smoking in Russia227
13Tobacco smoking in Central European countries : Poland235
14The epidemic in India253
15Tobacco in Africa : more than a health threat267
16The future worldwide health effects of current smoking patterns281
17Passive smoking and health287
18Adolescent smoking315
19Tobacco and women329
20Cancer of the prostate355
21Laryngeal cancer367
22Smoking and cancer of the oesophagus383
23Tobacco use and risk of oral cancer399
24Smoking and stomach cancer433
25Cigarette smoking and colorectal cancer445
26Smoking and cervical neoplasia459
27Tobacco and pancreas cancer479
28Smoking and lung cancer485
29Tobacco smoking and cancer of the breast503
30Smoking and ovarian cancer511
31Endometrial cancer523
32Tobacco and cardiovascular disease549
33Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease579
34Smoking and other disorders593
35Genes, nicotine addiction, smoking behaviour and cancer623
36Tobacco and alcohol interaction643
37Global tobacco control policy659
38Lessons in tobacco control advocacy leadership669
39A brief history of legislation to control the tobacco epidemic677
40Roles of tobacco litigation in societal change695
41Impact of smoke-free bans and restrictions707
42Effective interventions to reduce smoking733
43Treatment of tobacco dependence751
44Regulation of the cigarette : controlling cigarette emissions765

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