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Main Title Review of the proposal for the Gulf long-term follow-up study : highlights from the September 2010 workshop : workshop report /
Other Authors
Author Title of a Work
Goldman, Lynn.
Mitchell, Abigail E.
Patlak, Margie.
Publisher National Academies Press,
Year Published 2010
OCLC Number 681488325
ISBN 9780309162449 (pbk.); 0309162440 (pbk.)
Subjects BP Deepwater Horizon Explosion and Oil Spill, 2010--Environmental aspects ; Oil spills--Environmental aspects--Mexico, Gulf of ; Oil spills--Health risk assessment--Mexico, Gulf of ; Mexico, Gulf of--Environmental conditions
Internet Access
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Library Call Number Additional Info Location Last
ELBM  GC1221.R485 2010 AWBERC Library/Cincinnati,OH 03/05/2012
Collation ix, 20 p. ; 28 cm.
"This document highlights the presentations and discussions that occurred during the workshop, which was held on September 22, 2010, in Tampa, Florida"--P. 1. Includes bibliographical references.
Contents Notes
Introduction -- Gulf study design -- Tapping existing resources -- Administrative and data oversight details -- Exposure assessment challenges -- Selecting appropriate controls -- Predicting outcomes -- Planning for lower enrollment -- Engaging the local community -- Establishing referral networks -- Planning for legal issues -- Additional health endpoints for study -- Final remarks -- Appendix. "The Gulf of Mexico oil spill is unprecedented not only in its size but also in the use of chemical dispersants and controlled burns to remove the oil. The National Institute of Environmental Health Sciences (NIEHS) is designing a study to investigate the health effects on clean-up workers. The IOM held a workshop to review and comment on NIEHS's study protocol."--Publisher description.