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Main Title Veterans and agent orange : update 2000 /
CORP Author Institute of Medicine (U.S.). Committee to Review the Health Effects in Vietnam Veterans of Exposure to Herbicides.
Publisher National Academy Press,
Year Published 2001
OCLC Number 47013151
ISBN 0309075521; 9780309075527
Subjects Agent Orange--Health aspects. ; Agent Orange--Toxicology. ; Vietnam War, 1961-1975--Veterans--Health risk assessment--United States. ; Dioxins--adverse effects. ; Environmental Exposure. ; Herbicides--adverse effects. ; Veterans--United States. ; War--Vietnam. ; Vietnamese Conflict, 1961-1975--Veterans--Health risk assessment--United States
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Library Call Number Additional Info Location Last
ELBM  RA1242.T44I57 2001 AWBERC Library/Cincinnati,OH 04/02/2013
ERAM  RA1242.T44I57 2001 Region 9 Library/San Francisco,CA 01/30/2004
Edition 3rd biennial update.
Collation xv, 604 p. ; 24 cm.
Notes Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents Notes Executive summary. Organization and framework ; Toxicology summary ; Exposure assessment ; Conclusions about health outcomes ; Increased risk of disease among Vietnam veterans ; Observations and research recommendations -- Veterans and Agent Orange: previous IOM reports. Background ; Conclusions about health outcomes ; Increased risk of disease among Vietnam veterans ; Existence of a plausible biologic mechanism or other evidence of a causal relationship ; Research recommendations -- Toxicology ; Lay summary ; Overview of the scientific literature in Update 2000 ; Toxicity profile updates ; Issues in evaluating the evidence -- Methodological considerations in evaluating the evidence ; Questions to be addressed ; Issues in evaluating the evidence -- Exposure assessment. Occupational and environmental exposures to herbicides and dioxin ; Military use of herbicides in Vietnam ; Exposure assessment in studies of Vietnam veterans -- Epidemiologic studies. Occupational studies ; Environmental studies ; Vietnam veteran studies ; Observations and research recommendations -- Cancer. Gastrointestinal tract tumors ; Hepatobiliary cancers ; Nasal and nasopharyngeal cancer ; Laryngeal cancer ; Lung cancer ; Bone cancer ; Soft-tissue sarcomas ; Skin cancers: all types ; Skin cancer: melanoma ; Skin cancer: basal and squamous cell (nonmelanoma) ; Breast cancer ; Cancers of the female reproductive system ; Prostate cancer ; Testicular cancer ; Urinary bladder cancer ; Renal cancer ; Brain tumors ; Non-Hodgkin's lymphoma ; Hodgkin's Disease ; Multiple myeloma ; Leukemia -- Reproductive effects. Birth defects ; Fertility ; Spontaneous abortion ; Stillbirth, Neonatal death, and infant death ; Low birthweight and preterm birth ; Childhood cancers ; Sex ratio -- Neurobehavioral disorders. Cognitive and neuropsychiatric effects ; Motor/coordination dysfunction ; Chronic persistent peripheral neuropathy ; Acute and subacute transient peripheral neuropathy ; Conclusions for neurobehaviorial disorders -- Other health effects. Chloracne ; Porphyria cutanea tarda ; Respiratory disorders ; Immune system disorders ; Diabetes ; Lipid and lipoprotein disorders ; Gastrointestinal and digestive disease, Including liver toxicity ; Circulatory disorders ; Amyloidosis.
Place Published Washington, D.C.
PUB Date Free Form 2001
BIB Level m
Cataloging Source OCLC/T
LCCN 2001026682
Merged OCLC records 52273427
OCLC Time Stamp 20130327122355
Language eng
Origin OCLC
Type CAT
OCLC Rec Leader 04783cam 22005534a 45020