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Asante-Duah, Kofi

Public Health Risk Assessment for Human Exposure to Chemicals

Asante-Duah, Kofi - Public Health Risk Assessment for Human Exposure to Chemicals, ebook

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Table of contents

Part I. Problem Diagnosis: A General Overview of the Origins and Nature of Chemical Exposure Problems

1. Introduction
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2. Anatomical and Physiological Perspectives on Human Exposure to Chemicals
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3. Archetypical Chemical Exposure Problems
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Part II. A Public Health Risk Assessment Taxonomy: Nomenclatural Components, Concepts, Principles, and Evaluation Strategies

4. Principles and Concepts in Risk Assessment
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5. Attributes of a Public Health Risk Assessment
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6. General Basic Planning Considerations for a Chemical Exposure Characterization Activity
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Part III. A Risk Assessment Framework and Paradigm for Chemical Exposure Problems

7. Principal Elements of a Public Health Risk Assessment for Chemical Exposure Problems
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8. Chemical Hazard Determination
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9. Exposure Assessment: Analysis of Human Intake of Chemicals
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10. Determination of Chemical Toxicity
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11. Chemical Risk Characterization
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12. Uncertainty and Variability Issues in Public Health Risk Evaluation
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Part IV. Development of Public Health Risk Management Strategies for Human Exposure to Chemicals

13. Determination of ‘Acceptable’ and ‘Safe’ Levels for Human Exposure to Chemicals
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14. Designing Public Health Risk Management Programs
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15. Utility of Risk Assessment in Public Health Policy Decisions
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Keywords: Environment, Environmental Health, Water and Health, Ecotoxicology, Public Health, Environmental Chemistry, Cancer Research

Author(s)
Publisher
Springer
Publication year
2017
Language
en
Edition
2nd ed. 2017
Series
Environmental Pollution
Page amount
21 pages
Category
Natural Sciences
Format
Ebook
eISBN (PDF)
9789402410396
Printed ISBN
978-94-024-1037-2

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