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IRVING SELIKOFF MESOTHELIOMA ASBESTOSIS LUNG DISEASE 1978
ASBESTOS & DISEASE by IRVING SELIKOFF MESOTHELIOMA ASBESTOSIS LUNG DISEASE 1978
1978. Condition: Very Good. ASBESTOS & DISEASE by IRVING SELIKOFF MESOTHELIOMA ASBESTOSIS LUNG DISEASE 1978 Description: Asbestos and Disease (1978) Out of print, hardcover book with over 500 pages. First Edition of a classic and exceedingly important work by the medical researcher who first established the link between inhalation of asbestos particles and lung related diseases. This work has helped lead to the regulation of asbestos today. From the Foreword: "The essence of the relationship of man to his environment is the ratio of benefit to risk. Asbestos, a naturally occurring fibrous material, is a startling example of a material at once uniquely useful, because of its physical and chemical properties, and at the same time potentially hazardous to man. Evidence linking inhalation of asbestos fiber to the development of a group of diseases is generating ever-growing concern. The demonstrated risks involve the worker expose in manufacture and use of asbestos, residents of neighborhoods of asbestos manufacturing plants, and the members of households of the asbestos worker. The benefits of asbestos, however, merit an assessment of the nature of the hazard, the extent of the hazard, and the possibilities for control of the hazard. Asbestos exposure can result in both inflammatory and neoplastic disease: asbestosis, lung cancer, and mesothelioma. Epidemiologic studies show a minimal but consistent increased risk to cancer fo the gastrointestinal tract in workers with asbestosis. The identification of neoplastic disease as a consequence of asbestos fiber inhalation resulted i … [Click Below for Full Description]
Bookseller: Dissidence Oddz and Endz (dissidence) [USA, United States]
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