1 edition of Health effects of exposure to environmental tobacco smoke found in the catalog.
Health effects of exposure to environmental tobacco smoke
by U.S. Dept. of Health and Human Services, Public Health Service, National Institutes of Health, National Cancer Institute in [Bethesda, Md.]
Written in English
|Statement||California Environmental Protection Agency, Office of Environmental Health Hazard Assessment.|
|Series||NIH publication ;, no. 99-4645, Smoking and tobacco control monograph ;, 10, Smoking and tobacco control monographs ;, 10.|
|Contributions||California Environmental Protection Agency. Office of Environmental Health Hazard Assessment., National Cancer Institute (U.S.)|
|LC Classifications||RA1242.T6 H427 1999|
|The Physical Object|
|Pagination||xviii, 15, 430 p. :|
|Number of Pages||430|
|LC Control Number||99489645|
is classified as cancer-causing agent by the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA).2 Health Effects of Secondhand Smoke among Adults1,3,4 The U.S. Surgeon General has concluded that there is no risk-free level of exposure to secondhand smoke.3 Exposure to secondhand smoke can cause numerous health problems, including: Lung cancer. This is a comprehensive review on the harmful health effects of cigarette smoking. Tobacco smoking is a reprehensible habit that has spread all over the world as an epidemic. It reduces the life expectancy among smokers. It increases overall medical costs and contributes to the loss of productivity during the life span. Smoking has been shown to be linked with various neurological Cited by:
In this book, many useful indicators of exposure to environmental tobacco smoke, ranging from surrogate indicators to direct measurements of the components that reflect dose are analyzed. Advances in this field can provide useful information on the extent and effects of smoking, implementing and assessing tobacco control policies. A comprehensive guide to assessing the health effects of environmental toxicants in nonoccupational settings Now in a second edition, Environmental Toxicants: Human Exposures and Their Health Effects continues to offer a unique perspective on a topic that is usually focused on exposure and effects in industrial settings. Fully revised and expanded, it presents comprehensive, cutting-edge.
"NIOSH has determined that environmental tobacco smoke (ETS) is potentially carcinogenic to occupationally exposed workers. In , the surgeon general issued the first report on smoking and health, which concluded that cigarette smoke causes lung cancer. This includes many young children. Children are more at risk from the health effects of secondhand smoke. Cigarettes are the main source of secondhand smoke. Pipes, cigars, and other methods of smoking tobacco can also give off secondhand smoke. A single cigar can create as much secondhand smoke as a whole pack of cigarettes.
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This comprehensive book examines the recent research investigating the characteristics and composition of different types of environmental tobacco smoke (ETS) and discusses possible health effects of ETS.
The volume presents an overview of methods used to determine exposures to environmental smoke and reviews both chronic and acute health effects. OEHHA announced release of its final report, Health Effects of Exposure to Environmental Tobacco Smoke. This overall assessment of ETS includes chapters on respiratory health effects, reproductive and developmental effects, cardiovascular effects, cancers, and exposure measurement and prevalence.
Suggested Citation:"HEALTH EFFECTS POSSIBLY ASSOCIATED WITH EXPOSURE TO ENVIRONMENTAL TOBACCO SMOKE BY NONSMOKERS." National Research Council. Environmental Tobacco Smoke: Measuring Exposures and Assessing Health Effects. Washington, DC: The National Academies Press. doi: / A regular life-long smoker loses at least 10–11 years of life to tobacco on average.
In addition, exposure to secondhand or environmental tobacco smoke is associated with increased risk of cancer and heart disease, among other deleterious health effects.
Lung cancer. Passive smoking is the inhalation of smoke, called secondhand smoke (SHS), or environmental tobacco smoke (ETS), by persons other than the intended "active" rafaelrvalcarcel.com occurs when tobacco smoke enters an environment, causing its inhalation by people within that environment.
Exposure to secondhand tobacco smoke causes disease, disability, and death. The health risks of secondhand smoke are a. Scientific, Public, and SRP Review, Health Effects of Exposure to Environmental Tobacco Smoke, released in February The Final Draft had a public comment period of March 7 to May 5, (public forum: April 17, ).
The Final Draft along with Appendices A and B, which summarize and respond to comments. May 21, · Reproductive Effects (PDF, 96 KB) Female Fertility and Fecundability; Other Female Reproductive Effects; Male Reproductive Toxicity; Chapter 6 Respiratory Health Effects (PDF, KB) Acute Health Effects; Chronic Health Effects; Susceptible Populations; Chapter 7 Carcinogenic Effects (PDF, KB) All Cancers (combined) ETS and Lung Cancer.
Involuntary exposure to environmental tobacco smoke (ETS), or “passive smoking,” has been extensively investigated with respect to its potential health effects, particularly on respiratory health. There is a significant body of research on its potential effects regarding the incidence, prevalence, and exacerbation of established asthma.
Health Effects of Exposure to Environmental Tobacco Smoke. Smoking and Tobacco Control Monograph NIH Pub. Bethesda, MD: U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, National Cancer Institute; U.S. Environmental Protection Agency. Respiratory Health Effects of Passive Smoking: Lung Cancer and Other Disorders.
This document will cover the basic issues of what environmental tobacco smoke is and what are the health effects of passive smoking. Secondhand exposure to vapours from electronic cigarettes (e-cigarettes) will also be covered.
Examples from workplace. "Environmental Tobacco Smoke brings together in one source the studies on the nature and effects of exposure to environmental tobacco smoke.
The book also probes the role of the political and legal systems in regulating individual behavior, the exposure risks, and the health consequences of ETS. Learn about secondhand tobacco smoke, which can raise your risk of lung cancer. Secondhand tobacco smoke is the combination of the smoke given off by a burning tobacco product and the smoke exhaled by a smoker.
Also called environmental tobacco smoke, involuntary smoke, and passive smoke. Get this from a library. Health effects of exposure to environmental tobacco smoke: final report. [California Environmental Protection Agency. Office of Environmental Health Hazard Assessment.;].
Health Effects of Exposure to Environmental Tobacco Smoke: The Report of the California Environmental Protection Agency California Environmental Protection Agency, Office.
Tobacco use has predominantly negative effects on human health and concern about health effects of tobacco has a long history. Research has focused primarily on cigarette tobacco smoking. Tobacco smoke contains more than 70 chemicals that cause cancer.
Tobacco also contains nicotine, which is a highly addictive psychoactive rafaelrvalcarcel.com tobacco is smoked, nicotine causes physical and. This book evaluates methodologies in epidemiologic and related studies for obtaining measurements of exposure to environmental tobacco smoke (ETS).
The book is divided into three parts. The first part discusses physicochemical and toxicological studies of environmental tobacco smoke, including physicochemical nature of smoke and in vivo and in vitro assays of smoke.
Environmental tobacco smoke has numerous adverse health effects, is mutagenic and is a known human carcinogen that is associated with an increased risk of developing lung cancer. (NCI05) Concepts: Hazardous or Poisonous Substance (T) English.
Sep 27, · The health effects of tobacco smoke on smokers are well defined. However, the effects on non-smokers are not so clear.
Which of the many diseases, cancers, and pathologies that are certainly associated with smoking are also induced by tobacco smoke in non-smokers. What are the effects on non-smokers of smoking bans in the workplace and changes in aCited by: Executive Summary.
Active smoking has been recognized as a major cause of disease and death for at least 40 years. But in the past 20 years a growing body of evidence has shown that exposure to environmental tobacco smoke (ETS) in other words, second hand smoking may also be a threat to health.
This book presents, in an unbiased manner, all of the pertinent literature published to date regarding measurement, evaluation and health effects of environmental tobacco smoke. Part one reviews physical and chemical aspects of environmental tobacco smoke.
Part two quantifies the amount and significance of passive exposure to tobacco rafaelrvalcarcel.com: Laurence H. Bates. In this book, many useful indicators of exposure to environmental tobacco smoke, ranging from surrogate indicators to direct measurements of the components that reflect dose are analyzed.
Advances in this field can provide useful information on the extent and effects of smoking, implementing and assessing tobacco control rafaelrvalcarcel.com: Marcia Erazo Bahamondes.The Health Consequences of Smoking—50 Years of Progress: A Report of the Surgeon General.
Atlanta: U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, National Center for Chronic Disease Prevention and Health Promotion, Office on Smoking and Health, [accessed Dec 20].The Health Consequences of Involuntary Exposure to Tobacco Smoke: A Report of the Surgeon General external icon.
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