Lead and Public Health

Lead and Public Health
Author: Paul Mushak
Publsiher: Elsevier
Total Pages: 980
Release: 2011
ISBN 10: 0444515542
ISBN 13: 9780444515544
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Lead and Public Health Book Review:

The book presents a detailed assessment of the health science of lead and the human health risk assessment models for lead's human health impacts, followed by an account of various regulatory efforts in the United States and elsewhere to eliminate or reduce human toxic exposures to lead. The science of lead as presented here covers releases of lead into the environment, lead's movement through the environment to reach humans who are then exposed, and the spectrum of toxic effects, particularly low-level toxic effects, on the developing central nervous system of the very young child. The section on human health risk assessment deals with quantifying not only the dose-response relationships that underlie toxic responses to lead in sensitive populations but also with the likelihood of toxic responses vis-à-vis environmental lead at some level of exposure. This section includes a treatment of computer models of lead exposure, particularly those that use lead in whole blood as a key measure. Various models convert lead intake via various body compartments into measures of body lead burden. Such measures are then directly related to severity of injury. The final section of the book deals with past and present regulatory efforts to control lead releases into the human environment. Current control efforts present a mixed picture. The most problematic issue is the continued presence of lead paint in older housing and lead in soils of urban and mining industry communities. Comprehensive assessment of the three major facets of the public health problem of lead: the voluminous science, the risk assessment approaches, and approaches to controlling lead as a public health problem. Integration of the above three elements to provide a coherent whole Provides a single source of information that will be extremely valuable to all professionals working in areas impacted by this toxic substance

Lead Public Health

Lead   Public Health
Author: Erik Millstone
Publsiher: CRC Press
Total Pages: 216
Release: 1997-10-01
ISBN 10: 9781560327233
ISBN 13: 1560327235
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Lead Public Health Book Review:

Lead is the most serious and widespread poison in our environment, and can cause serious damage to the mental development of young children at relatively low levels. Taking lead out of petrol has dealt with only one source of exposure: the most serious hazards arise from old leaded paint in our homes, schools and workplaces, and from the old leaded pipes that can carry our drinking water. This is the first book to offer an accessible and authoritative guide to the subject. Focussing on the evidence concerning children - and making use of previously unpublished governmental research - it gives the background to the scientific debate about the toxicology of lead, and examines the impacts on human health. The regulatory regimes of the US and UK are assessed and further appropriate steps are suggested. For over 20 years, scientific evidence has accumulated showing how harmful current exposure to lead is: yet neither the UK nor the US government has faced up to the facts. Lead and Public Health is a persuasive account of the implications of, and possible solutions for, this crucial issue.

Environmental Lead and Public Health

Environmental Lead and Public Health
Author: United States. Environmental Protection Agency. Air Pollution Control Office
Publsiher: Unknown
Total Pages: 34
Release: 1971
ISBN 10:
ISBN 13: UCSD:31822024133571
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Environmental Lead and Public Health Book Review:

Lead Wars

Lead Wars
Author: Gerald Markowitz,David Rosner
Publsiher: Univ of California Press
Total Pages: 326
Release: 2014-08-15
ISBN 10: 0520283937
ISBN 13: 9780520283930
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Lead Wars Book Review:

In this incisive examination of lead poisoning during the past half century, Gerald Markowitz and David Rosner focus on one of the most contentious and bitter battles in the history of public health. Lead Wars details how the nature of the epidemic has changed and highlights the dilemmas public health agencies face today in terms of prevention strategies and chronic illness linked to low levels of toxic exposure. The authors use the opinion by Maryland’s Court of Appeals—which considered whether researchers at Johns Hopkins University’s prestigious Kennedy Krieger Institute (KKI) engaged in unethical research on 108 African-American children—as a springboard to ask fundamental questions about the practice and future of public health. Lead Wars chronicles the obstacles faced by public health workers in the conservative, pro-business, anti-regulatory climate that took off in the Reagan years and that stymied efforts to eliminate lead from the environments and the bodies of American children.

Lead and the Environment

Lead and the Environment
Author: Great Britain. Department of the Environment
Publsiher: Unknown
Total Pages: 4
Release: 1973
ISBN 10:
ISBN 13: IND:30000131153722
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Lead and the Environment Book Review:

Human Lead Exposure

Human Lead Exposure
Author: Herbert L. Needleman
Publsiher: CRC Press
Total Pages: 304
Release: 1991-12-07
ISBN 10: 9780849360343
ISBN 13: 084936034X
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Human Lead Exposure Book Review:

Human Lead Exposure consists of scientific reviews and important contributions intended to increase the understanding of the legal, social, and economic forces that have delayed effective prevention of lead toxicity. Chapters discuss the history (both ancient and recent) of lead, explore its neurobiology and toxicology, review the sources and routes to humans, and examine evidence that indicates that lead may affect humans at levels previously thought to be harmless. Neurobiologists, epidemiologists, public health officials, and others concerned about the effects of lead on the human population will find a tremendous amount of useful information in this timely volume.

Lead in Tap Water

Lead in Tap Water
Author: Cynthia A. Bascetti
Publsiher: DIANE Publishing
Total Pages: 44
Release: 2011-08
ISBN 10: 1437984029
ISBN 13: 9781437984026
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Lead in Tap Water Book Review:

In February 2004, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) was asked to assess the effects of elevated lead levels in tap water on Washington, D.C., residents. In April 2004, CDC published the results. However, an inaccurate statement and incomplete descriptions of the limitations of the analyses resulted in confusion about CDC's intended message. This report examined: (1) CDC's actions to clarify its published results and communicate current knowledge about the contribution of lead in tap water to elevated blood lead levels (BLL) in children; and (2) CDC's changes to its procedures to improve the clarity of the info. in its public health communications. Charts and tables. This is a print on demand report.

Symposium on Environmental Lead Contamination Sponsored by the Public Health Service December 13 15 1965

Symposium on Environmental Lead Contamination  Sponsored by the Public Health Service  December 13 15  1965
Author: United States. Public Health Service
Publsiher: Unknown
Total Pages: 176
Release: 1966
ISBN 10:
ISBN 13: STANFORD:36105216564224
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Symposium on Environmental Lead Contamination Sponsored by the Public Health Service December 13 15 1965 Book Review:

Lead Poisoning in Childhood

Lead Poisoning in Childhood
Author: Siegfried M. Pueschel,James G. Linakis,Angela C. Anderson
Publsiher: Paul H Brookes Publishing Company
Total Pages: 238
Release: 1996
ISBN 10:
ISBN 13: STANFORD:36105018351440
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Lead Poisoning in Childhood Book Review:

This resource examines the causes and consequences of childhood lead poisoning, offers cost-effective prevention strategies, and explores crucial legislation that can and should protect children at risk. Information on screening tests, nutrition, treatment guidelines, and safe environmental abatement techniques will help pediatricians, physicians, social workers, and nurses understand, treat, and eliminate lead poisoning in children.

Preventing Lead Poisoning in Young Children

Preventing Lead Poisoning in Young Children
Author: Anonim
Publsiher: DIANE Publishing
Total Pages: 107
Release: 1991-12-01
ISBN 10: 0788100769
ISBN 13: 9780788100765
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Preventing Lead Poisoning in Young Children Book Review:

Covers: sources and pathways of lead exposure, role of the pediatric health-care provider, role of state and local public agencies, screening, diagnostic evaluation and medical management of children with high blood levels, management of lead hazards in the environment of the individual child, management of lead hazards in the community, and much more. Graphs and tables.

Environmental Lead and Public Health with List of References

Environmental Lead and Public Health  with List of References
Author: Anonim
Publsiher: Unknown
Total Pages: 34
Release: 1971
ISBN 10:
ISBN 13: OCLC:966913171
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Environmental Lead and Public Health with List of References Book Review:

Childhood Lead Poisoning Prevention and Control

Childhood Lead Poisoning Prevention and Control
Author: Anonim
Publsiher: Unknown
Total Pages: 148
Release: 1981
ISBN 10:
ISBN 13: UCBK:B000156087
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Childhood Lead Poisoning Prevention and Control Book Review:

The Future of the Public s Health in the 21st Century

The Future of the Public s Health in the 21st Century
Author: Institute of Medicine,Board on Health Promotion and Disease Prevention,Committee on Assuring the Health of the Public in the 21st Century
Publsiher: National Academies Press
Total Pages: 536
Release: 2003-02-01
ISBN 10: 9780309133180
ISBN 13: 0309133181
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

The Future of the Public s Health in the 21st Century Book Review:

The anthrax incidents following the 9/11 terrorist attacks put the spotlight on the nation’s public health agencies, placing it under an unprecedented scrutiny that added new dimensions to the complex issues considered in this report. The Future of the Public’s Health in the 21st Century reaffirms the vision of Healthy People 2010, and outlines a systems approach to assuring the nation’s health in practice, research, and policy. This approach focuses on joining the unique resources and perspectives of diverse sectors and entities and challenges these groups to work in a concerted, strategic way to promote and protect the public’s health. Focusing on diverse partnerships as the framework for public health, the book discusses: The need for a shift from an individual to a population-based approach in practice, research, policy, and community engagement. The status of the governmental public health infrastructure and what needs to be improved, including its interface with the health care delivery system. The roles nongovernment actors, such as academia, business, local communities and the media can play in creating a healthy nation. Providing an accessible analysis, this book will be important to public health policy-makers and practitioners, business and community leaders, health advocates, educators and journalists.

Lead Public Health

Lead   Public Health
Author: Erik Millstone
Publsiher: CRC Press
Total Pages: 216
Release: 1997-10-01
ISBN 10: 9781560327240
ISBN 13: 1560327243
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Lead Public Health Book Review:

Lead is the most serious and widespread poison in our environment, and can cause serious damage to the mental development of young children at relatively low levels. Taking lead out of petrol has dealt with only one source of exposure: the most serious hazards arise from old leaded paint in our homes, schools and workplaces, and from the old leaded pipes that can carry our drinking water. This is the first book to offer an accessible and authoritative guide to the subject. Focussing on the evidence concerning children - and making use of previously unpublished governmental research - it gives the background to the scientific debate about the toxicology of lead, and examines the impacts on human health. The regulatory regimes of the US and UK are assessed and further appropriate steps are suggested. For over 20 years, scientific evidence has accumulated showing how harmful current exposure to lead is: yet neither the UK nor the US government has faced up to the facts. Lead and Public Health is a persuasive account of the implications of, and possible solutions for, this crucial issue.

Naturopathic Medicine in Public Health

Naturopathic Medicine in Public Health
Author: Louis Spaner
Publsiher: Unknown
Total Pages: 23
Release: 2003
ISBN 10:
ISBN 13: OCLC:53095458
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Naturopathic Medicine in Public Health Book Review:

The New Public Health

The New Public Health
Author: Theodore H. Tulchinsky,Elena A. Varavikova
Publsiher: Academic Press
Total Pages: 912
Release: 2014-03-26
ISBN 10: 012415767X
ISBN 13: 9780124157675
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

The New Public Health Book Review:

The New Public Health has established itself as a solid textbook throughout the world. Translated into 7 languages, this work distinguishes itself from other public health textbooks, which are either highly locally oriented or, if international, lack the specificity of local issues relevant to students' understanding of applied public health in their own setting. This 3e provides a unified approach to public health appropriate for all masters' level students and practitioners—specifically for courses in MPH programs, community health and preventive medicine programs, community health education programs, and community health nursing programs, as well as programs for other medical professionals such as pharmacy, physiotherapy, and other public health courses. Changes in infectious and chronic disease epidemiology including vaccines, health promotion, human resources for health and health technology Lessons from H1N1, pandemic threats, disease eradication, nutritional health Trends of health systems and reforms and consequences of current economic crisis for health Public health law, ethics, scientific d health technology advances and assessment Global Health environment, Millennium Development Goals and international NGOs

Lead and Public Health

Lead and Public Health
Author: Paul Mushak
Publsiher: Elsevier
Total Pages: 950
Release: 2011-08-08
ISBN 10: 0080930573
ISBN 13: 9780080930572
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Lead and Public Health Book Review:

The book presents a detailed assessment of the health science of lead and the human health risk assessment models for lead’s human health impacts, followed by an account of various regulatory efforts in the United States and elsewhere to eliminate or reduce human toxic exposures to lead. The science of lead as presented here covers releases of lead into the environment, lead’s movement through the environment to reach humans who are then exposed, and the spectrum of toxic effects, particularly low-level toxic effects, on the developing central nervous system of the very young child. The section on human health risk assessment deals with quantifying not only the dose-response relationships that underlie toxic responses to lead in sensitive populations but also with the likelihood of toxic responses vis-à-vis environmental lead at some level of exposure. This section includes a treatment of computer models of lead exposure, particularly those that use lead in whole blood as a key measure. Various models convert lead intake via various body compartments into measures of body lead burden. Such measures are then directly related to severity of injury. The final section of the book deals with past and present regulatory efforts to control lead releases into the human environment. Current control efforts present a mixed picture. The most problematic issue is the continued presence of lead paint in older housing and lead in soils of urban and mining industry communities. Comprehensive assessment of the three major facets of the public health problem of lead: the voluminous science, the risk assessment approaches, and approaches to controlling lead as a public health problem Integration of the above three elements to provide a coherent whole Provides a single source of information that will be extremely valuable to all professionals working in areas impacted by this toxic substance

Environmental Health Abstracts Bibliography

Environmental Health Abstracts   Bibliography
Author: Anonim
Publsiher: Unknown
Total Pages: 329
Release: 1982-04
ISBN 10:
ISBN 13: MINN:31951D031224612
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Environmental Health Abstracts Bibliography Book Review:

Health Effects of Lead

Health Effects of Lead
Author: Commission on Lead in the Environment
Publsiher: Royal Society of Canada, Commission on Lead in the Environment
Total Pages: 524
Release: 1986
ISBN 10:
ISBN 13: UCSD:31822002286755
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Health Effects of Lead Book Review:

Comparative Quantification of Health Risks Sexual and reproductive health

Comparative Quantification of Health Risks  Sexual and reproductive health
Author: Majid Ezzati
Publsiher: World Health Organization
Total Pages: 2248
Release: 2004
ISBN 10: 9241580313
ISBN 13: 9789241580311
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Comparative Quantification of Health Risks Sexual and reproductive health Book Review:

This publication gives a comprehensive assessment of scientific evidence about risk factors linked to diseases and human health hazards, which has important implications for public health policies. Topics discussed include: childhood and maternal undernutrition; nutritional and physiological risk factors; addictive substances; sexual and reproductive health; environmental and occupational risks, including air pollution, unsafe water and sanitation, and climate change; the distribution of risk factors by poverty; data analysis and results; multiple risk factor assessments; and future research. This publication comprises of three volumes: two volumes in hardcopy with a third volume containing annex tables in an accompanying CD-ROM.