Essentials of Environmental Public Health Science: A Handbook for Field Professionals by Naima Bradley

Essentials of Environmental Public Health Science: A Handbook for Field Professionals

EditorNaima Bradley, Henrietta Harrison, Greg Hodgson

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Environmental public health is an interdisciplinary approach to the study of the direct and indirect impact of exposure to environmental hazards on the public's health and wellbeing. Assessing and addressing the risks of chemical, ionising and non-ionising radiation, and noise hazards requiresa sound knowledge of toxicology, environmental epidemiology, environmental science, health risk assessment, and public health principles. Essentials of Environmental Public Health Science provides practical guidance on the technical aspects of environmental and public health investigations. Written by leaders in the field, the authors provide practical, expert advice on a range of topics from key concepts and framework forinvestigation to contaminated land and waste management. Case studies are used to aid learning and understand of the topics discussed. Produced by Health Protection England, Essentials of Environmental Public Health Science offers a comprehensive and structured approach to understanding environmental public health issues and will be essential reading for all students and professionals in environmental public health.

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Niama Bradley is Head of Department, Environmental Hazards and Emergencies at the Centre for Radiation, Chemical and Environmental Hazards, Public Health England, UK. Henrietta Harrison is Head of Unit (Chilton/Bristol), Environmental Hazards and Emergencies, at the Centre for Radiation, Chemical and Environmental Hazards, Public Healt...

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Title:Essentials of Environmental Public Health Science: A Handbook for Field ProfessionalsFormat:PaperbackDimensions:224 pages, 9.69 × 6.73 × 0.03 inPublished:March 12, 2014Publisher:Oxford University PressLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0199682887

ISBN - 13:9780199682881

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Table of Contents

1. Naima Bradley and Alec Dobney: Introduction to essential of environmental public health2. Nick Brooke: Physicochemical properties3. Camilla Ghiassee, Graham Urquhart, Raquel Duarte-Davidson, Jo Wilding, Charlotte Landeg-Cox, and Allister Gittins: Key concepts and framework for investigation4. Adrienne Dunne, Laura Mitchem, Jo Wilding, and Andrew Kibble: Air Pollution and public health5. Gary Lau, Stephen Robjohns, Frances Pollitt, Meera Cush, and Britta Gadeberg: Water and public health6. Yolande Macklin, Kerry Foxall, Paul Harold, Louise Uffindell, Sian Morrow and George Kowalczyk: Contaminated land and public health7. Peter Lamb, Yolande Macklin, Andy McParland, and Greg Hodgson: Waste management and public health8. Robie Kamanyire, Graham Urquhart, and Lorraine Stewart: Emerging issues