Environmental Health in Australia and New Zealand

Paperback | November 3, 2004

EditorNancy Cromar, Scott Cameron, Howard Fallowfield

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Environmental Health in Australia and New Zealand is an introductory yet comprehensive textbook for the current and emerging needs of the environmental health professional, written by experts in the field. The book is unique in that its framework is based on Risk Assessment, a methodologyadopted world wide to address environmental health issues; and also as it highlights environmental health issues applicable to Australia, New Zealand and their near northern neighbours. Environmental Health in Australia and New Zealand provides environmental health students at undergraduate andpostgraduate levels, and health professionals, with the means for assessing, correcting, controlling and preventing those aspects of human health that are determined by physical, chemical, biological, social and psychosocial factors in the environment.

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Environmental Health in Australia and New Zealand is an introductory yet comprehensive textbook for the current and emerging needs of the environmental health professional, written by experts in the field. The book is unique in that its framework is based on Risk Assessment, a methodologyadopted world wide to address environmental hea...

Scott Cameron is principal consultant to the Communicable Disease Control Branch of the South Australian Health Commission, and Clinical Associate Professor in the Department of Public Health at the University of Adelaide. Nancy Cromar is a lecturer in Environmental Health at the University of Adelaide. Howard Fallowfield is a Senior ...
Format:PaperbackDimensions:471 pages, 9.02 × 6.02 × 0.98 inPublished:November 3, 2004Publisher:Oxford University PressLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0195510046

ISBN - 13:9780195510041

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Part 1: Tools of Environmental Health1. Environmental Epidemiology2. Toxicology3. An Ecosystems Approach4. Demography5. Microbiology6. Risk Assessment7. Qualitative Research MethodsPart 2: Management Mechanisms8. Policy in the Government Context9. The Psychology of Risk Judgements and Decisions10. The Policy and Practice of Environmental Reform11. Public Health Law12. Monitoring and Surveillance13. Communicable Disease Control14. Health Promotion and Environmental HealthPart 3: Issues in Environmental Health15. Food Safety16. Water: Health and Resource Issues17. Air Quality and Health18. Solid and Hazardous Wastes19. The Assessment and Management of Contaminated Land20. Hazardous Chemicals21. Environmental Health and Radiation Protection22. Noise23. The Built Environment24. Remote Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Communities: Issues and Strategies25. Environmental Health: A Global Perspective