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Tobacco and public health : science and policy

Author: P Boyle
Publisher: Oxford ; New York : Oxford University Press, 2004.
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This book comprehensively covers the science and policy issues relevant to one of the major public health disasters of modern times. It pulls together the aetiology and burden of the myriad of tobacco-related diseases with the successes and failures of tobacco control policies. The book looks at lessons learnt to help set health policy for reducing the burden of tobacco-related diseases. The book also deals with the  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
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Tobacco and public health.
Oxford ; New York : Oxford University Press, 2004
(DLC) 2005270091
(OCoLC)56515192
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: P Boyle
ISBN: 1417599537 9781417599530 1281015768 9781281015761
OCLC Number: 60612450
Description: 1 online resource (xxxii, 798 pages) : illustrations
Other Titles: Tobacco, science, policy, and public health
Responsibility: edited by Peter Boyle [and others].

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This book comprehensively covers the science and policy issues relevant to one of the major public health disasters of modern times. It pulls together the aetiology and burden of the myriad of tobacco-related diseases with the successes and failures of tobacco control policies. The book looks at lessons learnt to help set health policy for reducing the burden of tobacco-related diseases. The book also deals with the international public health policy issues which bear on control of the problem of tobacco use and which vary between continents. The editors are an international group distinguished in the field of tobacco-related diseases, epidemiology, and tobacco control. The contributors are world experts drawn from the various clinical fields. This major reference text gives a unique overview of one of the major public health problems in both the developed and developing world.

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