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Epidemiologic problems associated with exposure to several agents.
Environ Health Perspect 1981 Dec; 42:51-56
Epidemiologic problems in studying simultaneous exposure to several agents is discussed. Historical examples are presented of radon (10043922) daughter exposure in miners and industrial exposure to vinyl-chloride (75014) and bischloromethyl-ether (542881). Improvisation and the use of retrospective exposure data in the development of schemes to compare multiple exposures are examined. Several analyses of simultaneous exposures are detailed.
NIOSH-Author; Epidemiology; Health-surveys; Medical-research; Occupational-medicine; Analytical-methods
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