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Main Title Child health and the environment : a primer /
Publisher Canadian Partnership for Children's Health and Environment,
Place Published {Toronto, Ontario} :
Year Published 2005
OCLC Number 63754467
Subject Added Ent Pediatric toxicology; Environmentally induced diseases in children; Children--Health risk assessment; Environmental Exposure--adverse effects; Environmental Pollutants--adverse effects; Child; Environmental Health; Infant; Risk Assessment
Internet Access
Description Access URL
Library   Call Number Additional Info Location Date Modified
EJBM RA1225.C45 2005 Headquarters Library/Washington,DC 02/17/2006
Collation vii, 125 p. : ill. ; 25 cm.
Notes Includes bibliographical references.
Contents Notes Introduction -- What makes children healthy? -- Exposures of concern -- Why focus on children? -- Children are different -- Greater exposure than adults -- More vulnerable than adults -- Windows of vulnerability -- Some children are at greater risk than others -- Health effects of concern -- The respiratory system -- The developing brain and nervous system -- Cancer -- Human reproduction and child development -- The endocrine system -- The immune system -- Multiple health effects -- Children's exposures -- Describing exposure -- In the womb: the first environment -- Breast milk: the first food -- Indoor air and dust -- Outdoor air -- Food -- Water -- What is being done? -- Research -- International commitments -- Government roles: shared responsibilities -- Community involvement -- Regulating environmental risks: have we learned from past mistakes? -- Moving forward: dealing with the backlog -- Assessing multiple effects and multiple exposures -- The precautionary principle: better safe than sorry -- Creating health environments for children -- The environmental childproofing top ten list.
Corporate Au Added Ent Canadian Partnership for Children's Health and Environment.
PUB Date Free Form 2005.
BIB Level m
ISBN 0919764606
OCLC Time Stamp 20060213093318
Cataloging Source OCLC/T
Language eng
Origin OCLC
Type CAT
OCLC Rec Leader 02325nam 2200337Ka 45020