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Main Title Clearing the smoke : assessing the science base for tobacco harm reduction /
Other Authors
Author Title of a Work
Stratton, Kathleen R.
Publisher Institute of Medicine, National Academy Press,
Year Published 2001
OCLC Number 46969792
ISBN 0309072824; 9780309072823
Subjects Smoking--Health aspects ; Smoking cessation ; Tobacco use--Prevention ; Tobacco Smoke Pollution--prevention & control ; Biomarkers ; Environmental Exposure--adverse effects ; Neoplasms--etiology ; Nicotine--pharmacology ; Smoke--adverse effects ; Roken ; Schade ; Gezondheidseffecten ; Smoking cessation programs ; Tobacco habit--Prevention ; Biological Markers
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National Academies Press
Library Call Number Additional Info Location Last
EJBM  RA645.T62C56 2001 Headquarters Library/Washington,DC 10/19/2001
EKAM  RA645.T62C53 2001 Region 4 Library/Atlanta,GA 06/16/2021
ESAM  RA645.T62C56 2001 Region 10 Library/Seattle,WA 11/30/2001
Collation xix, 636 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents Notes
Principles of harm reduction -- Historical perspective and lessons learned -- Products for tobacco exposure reduction -- The scientific basis for prep assessment -- Surveillance for the health and behavioral consequences of exposure reduction -- Implementation of a science-based policy of harm reduction -- Principle conclusions -- Evidence for the science base -- Nicotine pharmacology -- Tobacco smoke and toxicology -- Exposure and biomarker assessment in humans -- Cancer -- Cardiovascular disease -- Nonneoplastic respiratory diseases -- Reproductive and developmental effects -- Other health effects -- Appendices -- Presentations and submissions -- Committee biographical sketches -- Time line of tobacco events. This text looks at the types of products that could reduce harm and reviews the available evidence for their impact on various forms of cancer and other major ailments. It also recommends approaches to governing these products and tracking their public health effects.