Teratology in the twentieth century : congenital malformations in humans and how their environmental causes were established (Book, 2003) [WorldCat.org]
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Teratology in the twentieth century : congenital malformations in humans and how their environmental causes were established

Author: Harold Kalter
Publisher: Amsterdam : Elsevier, 2003.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Presents survey and summary of knowledge and expectations regarding the environmental causes of congenital malformations in human beings, from earliest discoveries of the 20th century onwards. This  Read more...

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Genre/Form: History
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Harold Kalter
ISBN: 0444513647 9780444513649
OCLC Number: 470127429
Notes: Réimpr. du journal Neurotoxicology and teratology, Vol. 25 (2003).
Bibliogr. p.256-282. Index.
Description: 131-290 p. ; 29 cm
Contents: Preface. 1. Introductory Matters. 2. Definitions. 3. Classification. 4. Frequency. 5. Early Human Studies. 6. Pioneering Works. 7. Early Experiments. 8. New Challenges. 9. Thalidomide. 10. Testing for teratogenicity. 11. Teratological detours. 12. Surveillance of congenital malformations. 13. Epidemiology of congenital malformations. 14. Human disease as teratogen. 15. Environmental hazards and disasters. 16. Disease medication and teratogenisis. 17. Folic acid and human malformations. 18. Alcohol consumption during pregnancy. 19. The accomplishment and the expectation. Bibliography. Index.
Responsibility: Harold Kalter.
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