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- World Health Organization 2006; US$ 18.00
This document sets out the characteristics of exposure assessment models that should be described to aid in model selection by exposure assessors. It includes a background document that summarizes current practice in exposure modelling and principles for evaluating exposure models. more...
- Springer 2006; US$ 209.00
The experimental data and theoretical models of EMF effect on various levels, from cell aqua bathing medium to the whole organism, including the human, applying multidisciplinary approaches. This book discusses both the beneficial use of EMF for diagnostics and therapy and the potential hazard of EMF in selected occupational and living conditions. more...
- World Health Organization 2007; US$ 15.00
Health-care associated infections affect between 5 and 30% of patients. The associated burden of disease is extremely high, and is a significant drain on health-sector resources and households. Ensuring safe environmental health conditions in health care can reduce the transmission of health care associated infections. The interventions provide an... more...
- World Health Organization 2008; US$ 20.00
This synthesis highlights key findings of the Environment Linkages Initiative, and introduces a "tool-kit" to support integration of environment and health considerations into decision-making. The report represents the culmination of a two-year process of working with stakeholders to identify: current gaps in knowledge and tools that preclude... more...
- Springer 2007; US$ 169.00
Talks about the paper entitled "On the origin of gene mutations and gene structure", and its importance for genetics and radiobiology, not only for radiobiology, but for genetics in general. This book also discusses the impact of radiation risk estimates in normal and emergency situations. more...
- Springer Publishing Company 2002; US$ 85.00
This is the first book for nurses on how the environment affects nursing practice. Nurses should be concerned with environmental issues for two reasons: 1. Many diseases (such as asthma, lead poisoning, and some cancers) are caused by exposures to toxins in the environment; and 2. Hospitals themselves are sources of pollutants, through release of mercury... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2012; US$ 135.00
Strategic environmental assessment (SEA) is a regulatory requirement for development across Europe, North America, Australasia and elsewhere, yet understanding the legal aspects is challenging. This comprehensive guide provides that understanding in a clear and straightforward way. The introduction considers SEA and the law, explaining what SEA is,... more...
- World Health Organization 2008; US$ 40.00
Assessment of human exposure to chemicals is a critical input to risk assessment and ultimately to decisions about control of chemicals. This two-part publication aims to improve the quality of information available to decision-makers and its communication. more...
- Grand Central Publishing 2009; US$ 8.99
Electromagnetic fields and radiation are everywhere - near power lines, computers, radio and television signals, microwave ovens, toasters, alarm clocks and everyday electrical appliances. The media are warning of the possible hazards of EMFs and EMR and recent studies suggest that they cause leukaemia in children and breast and brain cancer in adults.... more...