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Exposure Assessment in Occupational and Environmental Epidemiology
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Exposure Assessment in Occupational and Environmental Epidemiology

Mark J. Nieuwenhuijsen

Abstract

The recent and rapid expansion of occupational and environmental epidemiology and health risk assessment looks set to continue in line with growing public, government, and media concern about occupational and environmental health issues, and a scientific need to better understand and explain the effects of occupational and environmental pollutants on human health. Risks associated with occupational and environmental exposure are generally small, but the exposed population, and hence the population attributable risk, may be large. To detect small risks, the exposure assessment needs to be very ... More

Keywords: exposure assessment, occupational hygiene, environmental science, epidemiology, toxicology, biostatistics, occupational and environmental health, health risk assessment, electromagnetic fields

Bibliographic Information

Print publication date: 2003 Print ISBN-13: 9780198528616
Published to Oxford Scholarship Online: September 2009 DOI:10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198528616.001.0001

Authors

Affiliations are at time of print publication.

Mark J. Nieuwenhuijsen, editor
Senior Lecturer in Environmental Epidemiology, Imperial College, London

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