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|Main Title||Assessing the effects of the Gulf of Mexico oil spill on human health : a summary of the June 2010 workshop /|
|Publisher||National Academies Press,|
|Subjects||BP Deepwater Horizon Explosion and Oil Spill, 2010--Health aspects--Congresses. ; Oil spills--Health aspects--Mexico, Gulf of--Congresses. ; Oil spills--Health aspects--Gulf Coast (U.S.)--Congresses. ; Oil pollution of the sea--Health aspects--Mexico, Gulf of. ; Water Pollution, Chemical--adverse effects. ; Petroleum--adverse effects. ; Environmental Exposure--adverse effects. ; Occupational Exposure--adverse effects. ; Environmental Monitoring--methods. ; Oceans and Seas. ; Petroleum--adverse effects--Congresses. ; Water Pollution, Chemical--adverse effects--Congresses. ; Environmental Exposure--adverse effects--Congresses. ; Environmental Monitoring--methods--Congresses. ; Occupational Exposure--adverse effects--Congresses. ; Oceans and Seas--Congresses.|
|Collation||xvi, 183 pages : illustrations ; 23 cm|
"This study was supported by Contract No. HHSO100201000001E between the National Academy of Sciences and the Office of the Assistant Secretary for Preparedness and Response, Biomedical Advanced Research and Development Authority"--Title page verso. Includes bibliographical references (pages 137-148).
Overview -- Introduction -- At-risk populations and routes of exposure -- Short- and long-term effects on human health -- Communicating with the public -- Overview of health monitoring activities : state and federal perspectives -- Data-collection, surveillance, and research methodologies -- Developing effective surveillance and monitoring systems : future directions and resource needs -- Appendix A: References -- Appendix B: Bibliography of related National Academies Press reports -- Appendix C: Workshop agenda -- Appendix D: Public questions and comments -- Appendix E: Speaker biographies. A workshop was held June 22-23, 2010, in New Orleans, Louisiana, with the name: Assessing the Human Health Effects of the Gulf of Mexico Oil Spill. This document summarizes the background, presentations, discussions, and public comments that occurred during the workshop.