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Basic Environmental Health

Basic Environmental Health

Annalee Yassi, Tord Kjellström, Theo de Kok, and Tee Guidotti

Published in print:
2001
Published Online:
September 2009
ISBN:
9780195135589
eISBN:
9780199864102
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195135589.001.0001
Subject:
Public Health and Epidemiology, Public Health, Epidemiology

This book draws from the social sciences, the natural sciences, and the health sciences to introduce the principles and methods applied in environmental health. It presents an overview of the basic ... More

A Biologic Approach to Environmental Assessment and Epidemiology

A Biologic Approach to Environmental Assessment and Epidemiology

Thomas J. Smith and David Kriebel

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
January 2011
ISBN:
9780195141566
eISBN:
9780199872145
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195141566.001.0001
Subject:
Public Health and Epidemiology, Public Health, Epidemiology

Environmental chemical hazards are a highly contentious topic in modern life. Nearly every nation on earth has faced its own environmental crises, and also shares perspectives on the possibility of ... More

BSE: risk, science and governance

BSE: risk, science and governance

Patrick van Zwanenberg and Erik Millstone

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
September 2009
ISBN:
9780198525813
eISBN:
9780191723902
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198525813.001.0001
Subject:
Public Health and Epidemiology, Public Health, Epidemiology

This book presents a systematic analysis of how BSE policy was made in the UK and EU, 1986%#x2013;2004. The main focus is on the role of scientific expertise, advice, and evidence in policy-making ... More

Cancer Epidemiology and Prevention

Cancer Epidemiology and Prevention

David Schottenfeld and Joseph F. Fraumeni (eds)

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
September 2009
ISBN:
9780195149616
eISBN:
9780199865062
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195149616.001.0001
Subject:
Public Health and Epidemiology, Public Health, Epidemiology

The third edition of this book reviews the global burden of cancer, causes of cancer, and current priorities and future directions in cancer epidemiology and prevention research. The book maintains ... More

Cancer Incidence and Mortality in England and WalesTrends and Risk Factors

Cancer Incidence and Mortality in England and Wales: Trends and Risk Factors

Anthony Swerdlow, Isabel Dos Santos Silva, and Richard Doll

Published in print:
2001
Published Online:
September 2009
ISBN:
9780192627483
eISBN:
9780191723698
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780192627483.001.0001
Subject:
Public Health and Epidemiology, Public Health, Epidemiology

Cancer causes a quarter of all deaths in England and Wales. There is great professional and public interest in cancer trends, but no satisfactory source to which to turn to find information about ... More

The Case-Control MethodDesign and Applications

The Case-Control Method: Design and Applications

Haroutune Armenian (ed.)

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
September 2009
ISBN:
9780195187113
eISBN:
9780199864898
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195187113.001.0001
Subject:
Public Health and Epidemiology, Public Health, Epidemiology

The case-control method, and to a lesser extent its case-based variants, have become a most important tool in the armamentarium of today's investigator of health problems. This book addresses a ... More

Challenging Inequities in HealthFrom Ethics to Action

Challenging Inequities in Health: From Ethics to Action

Timothy Evans, Margaret Whitehead, Finn Diderichsen, Abbas Bhuiya, and Meg Wirth (eds)

Published in print:
2001
Published Online:
September 2009
ISBN:
9780195137408
eISBN:
9780199863983
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195137408.001.0001
Subject:
Public Health and Epidemiology, Public Health, Epidemiology

This book is concerned with the research and policy analysis of the Global Health Equity Initiative (GHEI). It gives a truly global perspective on health equity, with contributors from each country. ... More

Child Labour: A Public Health Perspective

Child Labour: A Public Health Perspective

Anaclaudia Gastal Fassa, David L. Parker, and Thomas J. Scanlon (eds)

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
September 2010
ISBN:
9780199558582
eISBN:
9780191594397
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199558582.001.0001
Subject:
Public Health and Epidemiology, Public Health

Child labour constitutes a major public health concern, with estimates that worldwide 110 million children aged 57–14 years are engaged in labour that can be described as hazardous or intolerable. ... More

Child Public Health

Child Public Health

Dr Mitch Blair, Professor Sarah Stewart-Brown, Dr Tony Waterston, and Dr Rachel Crowther

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
May 2010
ISBN:
9780199547500
eISBN:
9780191720123
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199547500.001.0001
Subject:
Public Health and Epidemiology, Public Health

Despite children making up around a quarter of the population, the first edition of this book was the first to focus on a public health approach to the health and sickness of children and young ... More

Childhood Cancer in BritainIncidence, survival, mortality

Childhood Cancer in Britain: Incidence, survival, mortality

Charles Stiller (ed.)

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
September 2009
ISBN:
9780198520702
eISBN:
9780191723711
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198520702.001.0001
Subject:
Public Health and Epidemiology, Public Health, Epidemiology

Cancer is diagnosed in about 140 per million children in Britain each year. There is a 1 in 500 chance that a child will be affected in the first 15 years of life, the most frequently occurring types ... More

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