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Assessing Chemical Exposure: A Different Approach

January 6, 2005

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Program Description:
Dr. Eadon discusses chemical warfare agents and toxic industrial chemicals whose intentional or accidental release might have substantial public health consequences. He also considers the utility of several approaches to estimating the exposure of individuals and populations after such an incident.

Objectives:
At the conclusion of the presentation, the participants will be able to:

  1. Describe differences between overt and covert chemical exposure.
  2. Describe usefulness of both clinical (human) and environmental sample testing.
  3. Describe three industrial chemicals that pose accidental or intentional hazards to health.

Who Should Attend:
National audience of state and local public health professionals and their partners (e.g., healthcare professionals, EMS personnel, law enforcement, media representatives, etc).

This project was supported under a cooperative agreement from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) in cooperation with the Association of Schools of Public Health (ASPH). Grant number U90/CCU224249-01. The contents are solely the responsibility of the authors and do not necessarily represent the official views of the CDC or ASPH.

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