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Title Assessing the effects of the Gulf of Mexico oil spill on human health : a summary of the June 2010 workshop / Margaret A. McCoy and Judith A. Salerno, rapporteurs ; Institute of Medicine of the National Academies
Published Washington, D.C. : National Academies Press, ©2010


Description 1 online resource (xvi, 183 pages)
Series Institute of Medicine
Institute of Medicine (U.S.)
Contents 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
Summary 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
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 137-148)
Notes Print version record
Subject 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
Water Pollution, Chemical -- adverse effects
Petroleum -- adverse effects
Environmental Exposure -- adverse effects
Occupational Exposure -- adverse effects
Environmental Monitoring -- methods
Oceans and Seas
TECHNOLOGY & ENGINEERING -- Environmental -- Pollution Control.
Oil spills -- Health aspects
Gulf of Mexico
United States -- Gulf Coast
Genre/Form proceedings (reports)
Conference papers and proceedings
Conference papers and proceedings.
Actes de congrès.
Form Electronic book
Author McCoy, Margaret A
Salerno, Judith A
Institute of Medicine (U.S.)
United States. Office of the Biomedical Advanced Research and Development Authority.
Assessing the Human Health Effects of the Gulf of Mexico Oil Spill (2010 : New Orleans, La.)
LC no. 2011499195
ISBN 9780309157827