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Exposure assessment in occupational and environmental epidemiology
  1. R M Harrison

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    Edited by Mark J Nieuwenhuijsen (pp 283). Oxford University Press, UK, 2003. £36.50. ISBN 0-19-852861-2

    While exposure assessment for occupational epidemiology has been developed over many years, the application of exposure assessment, other than of the crudest kind, in environmental epidemiology is relatively new. In the majority of epidemiological investigations, rather basic surrogate measures of exposure are applied with very strong possibilities for misclassification of exposure, and therefore in most instances a weakening of the power of the study. There is, therefore, much to gain from application of improved exposure assessment methods. This book provides the necessary foundation. Mark Nieuwenhuijsen’s book, in …

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