This comprehensive book examines the recent research investigating the characteristics and composition of different types of environmental tobacco smoke (ETS) and discusses possible health effects of ETS. The volume presents an overview of methods used to determine exposures to environmental smoke and reviews both chronic and acute health effects. Many recommendations are made for areas of further research, including the differences between smokers and nonsmokers in absorbing, metabolizing, and excreting the components of ETS, and the possible effects of ETS exposure during childhood and fetal life.
Table of Contents
|PHYSICOCHEMICAL AND TOXICOLOGICAL STUDIES OF ENVIRONMENTAL TOBACCO SMOKE||25-64|
|ASSESSING EXPOSURES TO ENVIRONMENTAL TOBACCO SMOKE||65-162|
|HEALTH EFFECTS POSSIBLY ASSOCIATED WITH EXPOSURE TO ENVIRONMENTAL TOBACCO SMOKE BY NONSMOKERS||163-278|
|APPENDIX A: Guidelines for Public and Occupational Chemical Exposures to Materials That Are Also Found in Environmental Tobacco Smoke||279-283|
|APPENDIX B: Method of Combining Data From Studies of Environmental Tobacco Smoke Exposure and Lung Cancer||284-288|
|APPENDIX C: Adjustments to Epidemiologic Estimates of Excess Lung Cancer in Persons Exposed to Environmental Tobacco Smoke||289-293|
|APPENDIX D: Risk Assessment--Exposure to Environmental Tobacco Smoke and Lung Cancer||294-339|
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