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Author National Research Council (U.S.)

Title Environmental tobacco smoke : measuring exposures and assessing health effects / Committee on Passive Smoking, Board on Environmental Studies and Toxicology, National Research Council
Published Washington, D.C. : National Academy Press, 1986


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Description xiii, 337 pages : illustrations ; 23 cm
Contents ""ENVIRONMENTAL TOBACCO SMOKE""; ""Copyright""; ""Preface""; ""Acknowledgments""; ""Contents""; ""Executive Summary""; ""INTRODUCTION""; ""ENVIRONMENTAL TOBACCO SMOKE""; ""MEASURES OF EXPOSURE""; ""Questionnaires""; ""Monitoring""; ""Biological Markers""; ""IN VIVO AND IN VITRO STUDIES""; ""HEALTH EFFECTS""; ""Acute, Noxious Effects""; ""Respiratory Symptoms and Lung Function""; ""Lung Cancer""; ""Other Cancers""; ""Cardiovascular Disease""; ""Other Health Considerations in Children""; ""1 Introduction ""; ""DEFINITIONS""; ""TRENDS IN CIGARETTE USAGE""; ""ORGANIZATION""; ""REFERENCES""
""I PHYSICOCHEMICAL AND TOXICOLOGICAL STUDIES OF ENVIRONMENTAL TOBACCO SMOKE """"2 The Physicochemical Nature of Sidestream Smoke and Environmental Tobacco Smoke ""; ""INTRODUCTION""; ""SIDESTREAM SMOKE""; ""PRINCIPAL CHEMICAL CONSTITUENTS OF ENVIRONMENTAL TOBACCO SMOKE""; ""RADIOACTIVITY OF ENVIRONMENTAL TOBACCO SMOKE""; ""TOXIC AND CARCINOGENIC AGENTS IN TOBACCO SMOKE""; ""SUMMARY AND RECOMMENDATIONS""; ""What Is Known""; ""What Scientific Information Is Missing""; ""REFERENCES""; ""3 In Vivo and In Vitro Assays to Assess the Health Effects of Environmental Tobacco Smoke ""
""INTRODUCTION""""IN VIVO ASSAYS ON ENVIRONMENTAL TOBACCO SMOKE""; ""Exposure Methods in Laboratory Research""; ""Animal Models in Inhalation Studies""; ""Results of Inhalation Studies""; ""In Vivo Bioassays Other Than Inhalation""; ""IN VITRO ASSAYS ON ENVIRONMENTAL TOBACCO SMOKE""; ""SUMMARY AND RECOMMENDATIONS""; ""What Is Known""; ""What Scientific Information Is Missing""; ""REFERENCES""; ""II ASSESSING EXPOSURES TO ENVIRONMENTAL TOBACCO SMOKE ""; ""4 Introduction ""; ""REFERENCE""; ""5 Assessing Exposures to Environmental Tobacco Smoke in the External Environment ""
""TRACERS FOR ENVIRONMENTAL TOBACCO SMOKE""""PERSONAL MONITORING""; ""CONCENTRATIONS OF ENVIRONMENTAL TOBACCO SMOKE IN INDOOR ENVIRONMENTS""; ""Various Environmental Tobacco Smoke Constituents""; ""Particulate Levels and Smoking Occupancy""; ""MODELING""; ""Equilibrium Models for RSP""; ""Generation Rate""; ""Ventilation/Infiltration""; ""Removal by Surfaces""; ""Mixing""; ""Volume""; ""Predicting Environmental Tobacco Smoke Exposures from Tobacco Combustion""; ""Application of Respirable Suspended Particulates Model""; ""SUMMARY AND RECOMMENDATIONS""; ""What Is Known""
""What Scientific Information Is Missing""""REFERENCES""; ""6 Assessing Exposures to Environmental Tobacco Smoke Using Questionnaires ""; ""EXPOSURE HISTORIES DERIVED FROM QUESTIONNAIRES""; ""ENVIRONMENTAL TOBACCO SMOKE EXPOSURE DATA FOR STUDIES OF ACUTE AND CHRONIC HEALTH EFFECTS""; ""DATA QUALITY""; ""OTHER VARIABLES""; ""SUMMARY AND RECOMMENDATIONS""; ""What Is Known""; ""What Scientific Information Is Missing""; ""REFERENCES""; ""7 Exposure-Dose Relationships for Environmental Tobacco Smoke ""; ""ESTIMATING DOSE""; ""PARTICLE SIZE""; ""BREATHING PATTERN""
Notes "Prepared under EPA contract no. 68-02-4073 and Department of Health and Human Services, Public Health Services grant no. ASU00000-06-S1"--T.p. verso
Errata slip inserted
Bibliography Includes bibliographies and index
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Subject Environmental exposure
Environmental health.
Tobacco smoke pollution -- Analysis.
Tobacco smoke pollution -- Measurement.
Tobacco smoke pollution -- Side effects.
Passive smoking.
Tobacco smoke -- Toxicity testing.
Tobacco -- Toxicology -- Measurement.
Tobacco -- Toxicology -- Testing.
Environmental Exposure.
Tobacco Smoke Pollution -- adverse effects.
Tobacco Smoke Pollution -- analysis.
Author United States. Environmental Protection Agency.
United States. Public Health Service.
LC no. 86028622
ISBN 0309037301 (paperback)