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Health Effects of Chrysotile Asbestos: Contribution of Science to Risk-Management Decisions

By: R. P. Nolan, A.M. Langer, et. al.

Price: $85.00

Publisher: Ottawa, Canada, Mineralogical Association of Canada: 2001

Edition: 1st Edition

Inscription: No Signature

Seller ID: 000012

ISBN: 0921294417

Condition: New


New, in original shrink wrap. This volume presents the proceeding of the International workshop, The Health Effects of Chrysotile Asbestos... "This collection of papers summarizes the state of knowledge about chrysotile and amphibole-group asbestos minerals like tremolite, riebechite and grunerite from a histoical and modern perspective: anlysis of historical and modern controlled exposures; incidence of cancer, epidemiology;mineralogy; metamorphic petrology; and statistical assessment of risk." (From the publisher). View more info

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The Billings Microscope Collection of the Medical Museum Armed Forces Institute of Pathology

By: James L. Hansen, William A. Schrader and William R. Cowan

Price: $45.00

Publisher: Washington, D.C., Armed Forces Institute of Pathology: 1974

Edition: 2nd Edition

Inscription: No Signature

Seller ID: 000071

Condition: Fine


Pictorial cover. An important work, describing a very large collection of microscopes housed at the Armed Forces Institute of Pathology in Washington, D.C. The book describes approximately 475 of the more than 700 microscopes in the Museum collection at the time of publication. 475 figures (photographs of historic microscopes). 244 pages. View more info

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Workshop on Asbestos: Definitions and Measurement Methods

By: C. C. Gravatt, Philip D. LaFleur and Kurt F. J. Heinrich

Price: $30.00

Publisher: Washington, D.C., U. S. Government Printing Office: 1978

Edition: 1st Edition

Inscription: No Signature

Seller ID: 000137

Condition: Good


Cover shows some scuffing and minor soiling, spine is creased but intact. "Proceedings of a workshop on asbestos held at the National Bureau of Standards..." 38 papers representing all aspects of research on asbestos from mineralogy and geologic origin, to chemistry and health effect, to analytical analysis and detection methods. An important early work in the determination of the heath effects of asbestos exposure. 496 pages, including many tables, charts, diagrams and B&W photographs. View more info