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Environmental health and related services

John D. Morgan

Environmental health and related services

by John D. Morgan

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Published by University of Birmingham in Birmingham .
Written in English


Edition Notes

StatementJohn D. Morgan, Michael J. Gittins.
SeriesCommunity services topic paper -- 1.10, Future role and organisation of local government
ContributionsGittins, Michael J., University of Birmingham. Department of Social Administration.
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL13897432M

Glossary of Environmental Health Terms. This glossary is intended to help people become familiar with the terms they are likely to see in government reports, engineering studies and health literature. It is divided into four sections: Terms Agencies Units of Measure Conversion Tables. Pediatric Environmental Health Specialty Units. The Pediatric Environmental Health Specialty Unit (PEHSU) program is a leading national source of medical information and consultative advice on environmental conditions, with emphasis on exposure to hazardous substances in the environment, that influence human health throughout the vulnerable stages of reproduction and pediatric development.

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