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The health consequences of involuntary exposure to tobacco smoke : a report of the Surgeon General.

United States. Public Health Service. Office of the Surgeon General.

Rockville, MD : U.S. Dept. of Health and Human Services, Public Health Service, Office of the Surgeon General 2006

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  • Title:
    The health consequences of involuntary exposure to tobacco smoke : a report of the Surgeon General.
  • Other Titles: Report of the Surgeon General
  • Author: United States. Public Health Service. Office of the Surgeon General.
  • Subjects: Passive smoking -- Health aspects; Tobacco smoke -- Health aspects; Smoking -- Health aspects; Tobacco -- Physiological effect; Tobacco -- Toxicology; Tobacco smoke pollution; Tobacco Smoke Pollution -- adverse effects; Passive smoking -- Health aspects; Smoking -- Health aspects; Tobacco -- Physiological effect; Tobacco smoke -- Health aspects; Tobacco smoke pollution; Tobacco -- Toxicology
  • Contents: ch. 1. Introduction, summary, and conclusions -- Introduction -- Definitions and terminology -- Evidence evaluation -- Major conclusions -- Chapter conclusions -- Methodologic issues -- Tobacco industry activities -- References -- ch. 2. Toxicology of secondhand smoke -- Introduction -- Evidence of carcinogenic effects from secondhand smoke exposure -- Mechanisms of respiratory tract injury and disease caused by secondhand smoke exposure -- Mechanisms of secondhand smoke exposure and heart disease -- Evidence synthesis -- Conclusions -- Overall implications -- References -- ch. 3. Assessment of exposure to secondhand smoke -- Introduction -- Building designs and operations -- Atmospheric markers of secondhand smoke -- Exposure models -- Biomarkers of exposure to secondhand smoke -- Conclusions -- References -- ch. 4. Prevalence of exposure to secondhand smoke -- Introduction -- Methods -- Metrics of secondhand smoke exposure -- Estimates of exposure -- Conclusions -- Overall implications -- References.
    ch. 5. Reproductive and developmental effects from exposure to secondhand smoke -- Introduction -- Conclusions of previous Surgeon General's Reports and other relevant reports -- Literature search methods -- Critical exposure periods for reproductive and developmental effects -- Fertility -- Pregnancy (Spontaneous abortion and perinatal death) -- Infant deaths -- Sudden infant death syndrome -- Preterm delivery -- Low birth weight -- Congenital malformations -- Cognitive, behavioral, and physical development -- Childhood cancer -- Conclusions -- Overall implications -- References -- ch. 6. Respiratory effects in children from exposure to secondhand smoke -- Introduction -- Mechanisms of health effects from secondhand tobacco smoke -- Methods used to review the evidence -- Lower respiratory illnesses in infancy and early childhood -- Middle ear disease and adenotonsillectomy -- Respiratory symptoms and prevalent asthma in school-age children -- Childhood asthma onset -- Atopy -- Lung growth and pulmonary function -- Conclusions -- Overall implications -- References -- ch. 7. Cancer among adults from exposure to secondhand smoke -- Introduction -- Lung cancer -- Other cancer sites -- Conclusions -- Overall implications-- Appendix 7.1. Details of recent lung cancer studies -- References.
    ch. 8. Cardiovascular diseases from exposure to secondhand smoke -- Introduction -- Coronary heart disease -- Stroke -- Subclinical vascular disease -- Evidence synthesis -- Conclusions -- Overall implications -- References -- ch. 9. Respiratory effects in adults from exposure to secondhand smoke -- Introduction -- Biologic basis -- Odor and irritation -- Respiratory symptoms -- Lung function -- Respiratory diseases -- Conclusions -- Overall implications -- References -- ch. 10. Control of secondhand smoke exposure -- Introduction -- Historical perspective -- Attitudes and beliefs about secondhand smoke -- Policy approaches -- Technical approaches -- Conclusions -- Overall implications -- References -- A vision for the future -- Appendix -- List of abbreviations-- List of tables and figures -- Index.
  • Publisher: Rockville, MD : U.S. Dept. of Health and Human Services, Public Health Service, Office of the Surgeon General
  • Creation Date: 2006
  • Physical Description: xvii, 709 pages : illustrations ; 28 cm.
  • Language: English
  • Identifier: ISBN0160761522;ISBN9780160761522
  • Source: 01GALI USG ALMA
  • OCLC Number: 70215503
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