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Environmental health indicators bridging the chasm of public health and the environment : workshop summary

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Published by National Academies Press in Washington, D.C .
Written in English



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StatementLynn Goldmann and Christine M. Coussens, editors ; Roundtable on Environmental Health Sciences, Research, and Medicine, Board on Health Sciences Policy, Institute of Medicine of the National Academies.
ContributionsGoldman, Lynn., Coussens, Christine., Institute of Medicine (U.S.). Roundtable on Environmental Health Sciences, Research, and Medicine.
LC ClassificationsRA566.3 .E59 2004
The Physical Object
Paginationxvii, 117 p. :
Number of Pages117
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL3315597M
ISBN 100309092655, 0309544548
LC Control Number2004110129

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