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The Handbook of Environmental Health, Volume 1

Series: The Handbook of Environmental Health Series Volume: 1

By: Herman Koren and Michael S Bisesi

CRC Press

Hardback | Dec 2002 | Edition: 4 | #127877 | ISBN: 1566705363
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About this book

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.F ocusing 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.


Contents

VOLUME I: Environment Health - Some Basics. Environmental Problems and Human Health. Food Protection. Food Technology. Insect Control. Rodent Control. Pesticides. The Indoor Environment. Institutional Environment. Recreational Environment. Occupational Environment. Instrumentation. References. Indexes.


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