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- Springer 2009; US$ 149.00
Introduces radiation health-related issues, including the proper collection and analysis of biological samples, cancer research, psychological effects, fair disclosure, and the effects of low-dose exposure as they apply to future public health policy. This work also addresses the need for emergency radiation medicine in case of accidents. more...
- World Health Organization 2009; US$ 20.00
En 2004, las Guías de la OMS para la calidad del agua potable recomendaron que los proveedores de agua elaboraran y ejecutaran "planes de seguridad del agua" (PSA) para evaluar y gestionar los riesgos de forma sistemática. Desde entonces, cada vez más gobiernos y autoridades reguladoras, proveedores de agua y profesionales han aceptado este... more...
- ReadHowYouWant 2009; US$ 9.99
Hardly a day passes without a new headline about the effects of global warming, species loss, and other distressing environmental news. Some experts caution that we have only one generation of time to reverse conditions in our polluted environment, or we shall experience irreversible damage. Many people feel that the problems are on such a vast scale,... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2009; US$ 51.95
'Urban Design: Health and the Therapeutic Environment' demonstrates how urban design and planning impact on public health and sustainable development. Moughtin et al. explore the concept of what makes a physically and psychologically ?healthy? environment in the context of the paramount need for new homes where living standards are not compromised,... more...
- World Health Organization 2010; US$ 20.00
Le Manuel de gestion par etapes des plans de securite sanitaire de l'eau propose aux producteurs et distributeurs d'eaux des directives pratiques, mettant plus particulierement l'accent sur une distribution organisee de l'eau.Cet ouvrage indique comment developper pas a pas une strategie fondee sur l'experience de services de production... more...
- World Health Organization 2010; US$ 30.00
The global report "Hidden Cities: Unmasking and Overcoming Health Inequities in Urban Settings" is one important component of the overall WHO strategy to strengthen the response of the local, national and global health communities to reduce health inequities in an increasingly urbanized world.The report exposes the extent to which the urban... more...
- World Health Organization 2005; US$ 40.00
The objective of this document is to provide guidance to risk assessors on the use of quantitative toxicokinetic and toxicodynamic data to address interspecies and interindividual differences in dose/concentration-response assessment. Section 1 focuses on the relevance of this guidance in the context of the broader risk assessment paradigm and other... more...
- Princeton University Press 2011; US$ 29.95
On April 26, 1986, Unit Four of the Chernobyl nuclear reactor exploded in then Soviet Ukraine. More than 3.5 million people in Ukraine alone, not to mention many citizens of surrounding countries, are still suffering the effects. Life Exposed is the first book to comprehensively examine the vexed political, scientific, and social circumstances that... more...
- Springer 2012; US$ 109.00
This book explains clearly and in detail all aspects of radiation protection in nuclear medicine, including measurement quantities and units, detectors and dosimeters, and radiation biology. Discussion of radiation doses to patients and to embryos, fetuses, and children forms a central part of the book. Phantom models, biokinetic models, calculations,... more...