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Title Environmental tobacco smoke / edited by Ronald R. Watson and Mark Witten
Published Boca Raton, Fla. : CRC Press, ©2001


Description 1 online resource (377 pages) : illustrations
Contents Ch. 1. Difficulties in determining health effects related to environmental smoke exposure / Peter N. Lee -- ch. 2. Birthweight and gestational age in relation to prenatal environmental tobacco smoke exposure / Gayle C. Windham -- ch. 3. Antioxidant vitamins in reducing the toxicity of environmental tobacco smoke / Ronald R. Watson and Jin Zhang -- ch. 4. Effects of antioxidants on tobacco smoke-associated cardiovascular damage / Ronald R. Watsop, Julian Rodriquez, and Yinhong Chen -- ch. 5. Tobacco allergy / Nancy Ortega [and others] -- ch. 6. Environmental tobacco smoke and adult asthma / Mark D. Eisner and Paul D. Blanc -- ch. 7. Policies to reduce involuntary exposure to environmental tobacco smoke : prevalence, nature, effects, and future directions / Elizabeth A. Klonoff and Hope Landrine -- ch. 8. Animal models of environmental tobacco smoke-induced lung cancer / Hanspeter Witschi -- ch. 9. Reducing children's exposure to environmental tobacco smoke : a review and recommendations / Melbourne F. Hovell [and others] -- ch. 10. Passive cigarette smokeing and breast cancer / Alfredo Morabia, Timothy Lash and Ann Aschengrau
Summary "Environmental Tobacco Smoke brings together in one source the studies on the nature and effects of exposure to environmental tobacco smoke. The book also probes the role of the political and legal systems in regulating individual behavior, the exposure risks, and the health consequences of ETS. Environmental Tobacco Smoke also assesses the effectiveness of antioxidant supplements in lowering ETS damage and the usefulness of animal models in refining the precision of studies."--Jacket
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
Notes Print version record
Subject Tobacco smoke -- Toxicology
Tobacco smoke pollution -- Health aspects
Passive smoking -- Health aspects
Tobacco Smoke Pollution -- adverse effects
MEDICAL -- Toxicology.
Passive smoking -- Health aspects
Tobacco smoke pollution -- Health aspects
Tobacco smoke -- Toxicology
Form Electronic book
Author Watson, Ronald R. (Ronald Ross)
Witten, Mark L. (Mark Lee), 1953-
ISBN 9781420042245