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Human Development Neurotoxicology
edited by David C. Bellinger

Human Development Neurotoxicology describes the most recent developments in the design, execution, and interpretation of human developmental neurotoxicology studies.

Features:

  • Offers strategies to incorporate developmental neurotoxicity data into the risk assessment process
  • Supplies techniques to enhance and strengthen exposure and endpoint testing and correctly approach data collection and utilization
  • Compares animal and human endpoint assessments
  • Discusses emerging issues such as endocrine disruptors and pesticides, and the application of neuroimaging techniques in neurotoxicological studies
  • Includes a survey of alternative statistical methods to derive 'points of departure' for the development of exposure standards

Contents

Environmental Chemicals

  • Methylmercury
  • Polychlorinated Biphenyls
  • Solvents
  • Pesticides

Medicinals

  • Retinoids
  • Chemotherapeutic Drugs

Recreational Substance Use

  • Maternal Smoking During Pregnancy and ETS
  • Cocaine

Exposure Assussment and Pharmacokinetic Models

  • Metals
  • Pesticides
  • Drugs of Abuse

Endpoint Assessment

  • Parallels Between Animal and Human Models of Nerobehavioral Disorders: General Considerations
  • Neuropsycchological Assessment Issues and Strategies
  • Role of Neuroimaging
  • Childhood Exposures and Adult Disease

Data Analysis and Defining Bases of Individual Suseptibility

  • The Experimentalist Perspective
  • Applications of Structural Equation Modeling
  • The Social-Ecological Perspective. Molecular Mechanisms

Increasing the Relevance and Utility of Data from Developmental Neurotoxicity Studies to Clincal Practice and to Risk Assessment

  • Ethical Considerations
  • The Political and Economic Contexts
  • Clinician Perspective
  • Public Health Perspective

Index

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Human Development Neurotoxicology
edited by David C. Bellinger
2006 560 pages $248.95 + shipping
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