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Susceptibility to environmental hazards 

Susceptibility to environmental hazards
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Susceptibility to environmental hazards
Author(s):

David Baker

and Ishani Kar-Purkayastha

DOI:
10.1093/med/9780199652549.003.0049
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date: 21 September 2019

Chapter 7 discusses how risks to human health from chemicals are assessed, susceptible or vulnerable population groups, and why they are more susceptible, how hazardous chemicals affect human health using a source-pathway receptor model, aspects of susceptibility/vulnerability, and how to apply acquired knowledge in the analysis and management of hazardous situations.

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