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Title Children and secondhand smoke exposure / Janice R. Harrington, editor
Published New York : Nova Science Publishers, ©2009


Description 1 online resource (ix, 169 pages) : illustrations
Contents Children and Secondhand Smoke Exposure; Contents; Preface; Foreword; Introduction; References; Excerpts from Chapter 1. Introduction, Summary, and Conclusions; Introduction; Definitions and Terminology; Major Conclusions; References; Excerpts from Chapter 4. Prevalence of Exposure to Secondhand Smoke; Introduction; Methods; Estimates of Exposure; Conclusions; Overall Implications; References; Excerpts from Chapter 5. Reproductive and Developmental Effects from Exposure to Secondhand Smoke; Introduction; Conclusions of Previous Surgeon General's Reports and Other Relevant Reports
Literature Search MethodsCritical Exposure Periods for Reproductive and Development Effects; Fertility; Pregnancy (Spontaneous Abortion and Perinatal Death; Conclusion; Infant Deaths; Suddent Infant Death Syndrome; Conclusion; Preterm Delivery; Low Birth Weight; Congenital Malformations; Cognitive, Behavioral, and Physical Development; Childhood Cancer; Conclusions; Overall Implications; References; Excerpts from Chapter 6. Respiratory Effects in Children from Exposure to Secondhand Smoke; Introduction; Mechanisms of Health Effects from Secondhand Tobacco Smoke
Methods Used to Review the EvidenceLower Respiratory Illnesses in Infancy and Early Childhood; Middle Ear Disease and Adenotonsillectomy; Respiratory Symptoms and Prevalent Asthma in School-Age Children; Childhood Asthma Onset; Atopy; Lung Growth and Pulmonary Function; Conclusions; Overall Implications; References; Excerpts from Chapter 10. Control of Secondhand Smoke Exposure; Introduction; Attitudes and Beliefs About Secondhand Smoke; Policy Approaches; Conclusions; Overall Implications; References; A Vision for the Future; References; Index
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
Notes Print version record
Subject Passive smoking in children.
Nicotine addiction.
Tobacco use.
Passive smoking.
Tobacco smoke pollution.
Child Welfare
Tobacco Smoke Pollution
Tobacco Use Disorder
children (people by age group)
PSYCHOLOGY -- Psychopathology -- Addiction.
SELF-HELP -- Substance Abuse & Addictions -- General.
Tobacco use
Tobacco smoke pollution
Passive smoking
Nicotine addiction
Passive smoking in children
Form Electronic book
Author Harrington, Janice R
LC no. 2009009125
ISBN 9781608765980