The Vulnerable Brain and Environmental Risks

Hardcover | March 31, 1994

EditorR.L. Isaacson, K.F. Jensen

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These acclaimed volumes provide a firm methodological foundation for the evaluation of neural and behavioral toxicology, and address emerging hypotheses about the actions of pollutants on brain function. In Volume 3 distinguished contributors discuss the difficulties of assessing the effects of pervasive toxins in air and water.

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These acclaimed volumes provide a firm methodological foundation for the evaluation of neural and behavioral toxicology, and address emerging hypotheses about the actions of pollutants on brain function. In Volume 3 distinguished contributors discuss the difficulties of assessing the effects of pervasive toxins in air and water. ...

Format:HardcoverDimensions:384 pages, 10 × 7.01 × 0 inPublished:March 31, 1994Publisher:Springer US

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ISBN - 10:0306446111

ISBN - 13:9780306446115

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Clinical and Behavioral Effects of Common Environmental Insults: Neurotoxic Effects of Trichloroethylene in Drinking Water (R.G. Feldman et al.). Vulnerability Factors for AgeRelated Cognitive Decline (P.J. Houx, J. Jolles). Transport of Inhaled Toxicants to the Central Nervous System (J.L. Lewis et al.). Estimating the Risks to the Public: An Introduction to the Principles and Methods of Risk Assessment (I.L. Cote et al.). Extrapolation to Humans for Neurotoxicants (D.C. Rees, J.R. Glowa). Overview of the Health Effects and Risk Assessment Issues Associated with Air Pollution (I.L. Cote, J.J. Vandenberg). Examples of Agents of Particular Concern: Developmental Neurotoxicity of Polychlorinated Biphenyls and Related Compounds (H.A. Tilson, G.J. Harry). Disturbances of Brain Function by Exogeneous Cadmium (D. Sutoo). Toluene and Dopamine Transmission (G. von Euler). 9 additional articles. Index.