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Main Title Chemical alert| : a community action handbook /
Other Authors
Author Title of a Work
Legator, Marvin S.
Strawn, Sabrina F.
Publisher University of Texas Press,
Year Published 1993
OCLC Number 26210820
ISBN 029274675X (cloth : alk. paper) 0292746768 (pbk. : alk. paper)
Subjects Environmental health--United States--Handbooks, manuals, etc ; Environmental protection--United States--Handbooks, manuals, etc ; Environmentalists--United States--Handbooks, manuals, etc ; Consumer Participation--methods ; Data Collection--methods ; Environmental Exposure ; Epidemiologic Methods
Library Call Number Additional Info Location Last
EJBM  RA566.22.C35 1993 Headquarters Library/Washington,DC 03/14/1998
Edition Rev. expanded ed.
Collation xiv, 238 p. : ill. ; 24 cm.
Rev. ed. of: The Health detective's handbook / edited by Marvin S. Legator, Barbara L. Harper and Michael J. Scott. Includes bibliographical references (p. {219}-225) and index.
Contents Notes
You can do it too : identification of health hazards by nonprofessionals / Marvin S. Legator -- Join together : organizing your community / Lois Marie Gibbs -- Do you suspect a problem? : known exposures, known effects / Barbara L. Harper -- What are appropriate tests? : enhancing health care / Marvin S. Legator -- What you need to know before you start : introduction to experimental design / Michael J. Scott -- What information do you need? : questionnaire design, administration, and limitations / Barbara L. Harper and Mary C. Lowery -- How to get the information : the questionnaire, question discussion, and tabulation / Barbara L. Harper ... {et al.} -- Lots of information : what to do with it, statistics for nonstatisticians / Michael J. Scott and Barbara L. Harper -- Where do you go from here? : exploring options for further study and further action / Ellen K. Silbergeld. What kind of evidence do you need? : legal implications of acute and chronic effects / William E. Townsley -- Resource guide / Sabrina F. Strawn -- Appendix : Rates of cancer and birth defects / Barbara L. Harper.