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Author National Health and Medical Research Council (Australia)

Title The health effects of passive smoking : a scientific information paper
Published Canberra : National Health and Medical Research Council, 1997

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 MELB  615.9523952 Nat/Heo  AVAILABLE
Description x, 192 pages ; 30 cm
Contents 1. Introduction -- Reasons for this review -- Process of the review -- Methods -- Structure of the information paper -- 2. The nature and assessment of exposure to environmental tobacco smoke -- The nature of the exposure -- Assessment of exposure to environmental tobacco smoke -- Biases in the assessment of exposure -- Prevalence of exposure to environmental tobacco smoke in Australia -- 3. Effects in pregnancy and childhood -- Intra-uterine exposure to maternal smoking and environmental tobacco smoke -- Asthma -- Lower respiratory illness -- Lung function -- Bronchial hyper-responsiveness -- Sudden infant death syndrome -- Middle ear disease -- Contribution of passive smoking to asthma and lower respiratory illness in children -- 4. Passive smoking and adult respiratory disease -- The upper respiratory tract and eyes -- The lower respiratory tract -- 5. Passive smoking and cancer -- Types of epidemiological evidence -- Lung cancer -- Evaluation of the evidence -- Adult cancers other than lung cancer -- Cancers in children -- Contribution of passive smoking to lung cancer -- 6. Passive smoking and cardiovascular disease -- Aggraviation of existing symptoms -- Ischaemic heart disease -- Stroke -- All casues of death combined -- Evaluation of the evidence -- Contribution of passive smoking to ischaemic heart disease -- appendix 1. Methodology for estimations of contributions of passive smoking to illness -- appendix 2. Exposure to tobacco smoking. รพ
Analysis Carcinogens
Children
Diseases
Environmental impact
Evaluation
Federal issue
Passive smoking
Pregnancy
Reviews of research
Risk
Statistics
Notes "November 1997"
Bibliography Includes bibliographies
Subject Passive smoking -- Health aspects.
Passive smoking -- Physiological effect.
Tobacco -- Physiological effect.
Passive smoking.
Tobacco -- Toxicology.
Adverse Effects
Smoking.
Tobacco Smoke Pollution.
Tobacco Smoke Pollution -- adverse effects.
Environmental Exposure.
SUBJECT Australia. https://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D001315
Genre/Form Statistics.
Author National Health and Medical Research Council (Australia)
ISBN 0642272700