Total Exposure Health: An Introduction

1st Edition

Kirk A. Phillips, Dirk P. Yamamoto, LeeAnn Racz

CRC Press
June 5, 2020 Forthcoming
Reference - 352 Pages - 53 B/W Illustrations
ISBN 9780367201395 - CAT# 300149
Series: Environmental and Occupational Health Series

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Summary

This book provides a comprehensive overview of the concept of "Total Exposure Health" and presents details on several related programs being promoted by various federal and civilian agencies. It provides in-depth coverage of the science and technology supporting exposure and risk assessment. This includes advances in toxicology and the "-omics" as well as new techniques for exposure assessment. The book concludes with a discussion on bioethics implications, including ethical considerations related to genetic testing.

  • Covers the study of genomics in precision medicine and exposure science
  • Explores bioethics in genomic studies
  • Discusses advances in exposure monitoring
  • Presents a systems biology approach to human exposures
  • Examines how overall well-being translates to worker productivity
  • Considers the link between work-related risk factors and health conditions

Aimed at engineers and managers in the health and safety industry as well as professionals in the public administration field.