Handbook of Environmental Health, Vol.1: Biological, Chemical, and Physical Agents of Environmentally Related Disease
Vydavatelství: Lewis Publisher
Rok vydání: 2003
Nárok na dopravu zdarma
This fourth edition includes:
* Significant revisions to all chapters
* New sections on applied chemistry, microbiology, FIFRA food law, environmental problems and human health, endocrine disruptors, SAAQs, innovative uses of compost, nuclear wastes, and more
* New and improved illustrations
* Numerous graphs, inspection sheets, and flow charts to clarify text
The Handbook of Environmental Health is a must for the reference library of anyone with environmental concerns. Written by experts in the field and co-published by the National Environmental Health Association, this volume continues to be a valuable college textbook and major information resource on environmental issues.
The two-volume Handbook of Environmental Health has been a standard reference for over 23 years. Completely revised and expanded to reflect the latest developments and discoveries in this constantly changing and evolving field, the fourth edition continues to provide a basis for understanding the interactions between humans and the environment and how such interactions affect the health and welfare of individuals. Each volume includes a chapter on instrumentation, state-of-the-art graphics, a brand new comprehensive bibliography, and an index. They are an ideal text/reference for college and university students or professionals in the environmental, health, and occupational safety fields.
Focusing on factors that are generally associated with the internal environment, Volume I begins by providing a significant understanding of basic new environmental issues, energy, practical microbiology and chemistry, risk assessment, emerging infectious diseases, recent laws, emerging microorganisms, toxicology, epidemiology, human physiology, and the effects of the environment on humans. The remainder of the chapters discuss a variety of indoor environmental issues, including food safety, food technology, insect and rodent control, indoor air quality, hospital environment, home environment, injury control, pesticides, industrial hygiene, and instrumentation.