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Environmental Medicine

  • William L. Hildebrand

Abstract

Environmental agents can profoundly influence per­sonal health. The air we breathe, the water we drink, the food we eat, the people we touch—all place us at risk for some sort of environmental pollution or contamination. This chapter will present a number of environmental problems that the family physician may encounter in relationship to the patient, house­hold, or community.

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Family Physician Lead Poisoning Acute Mountain Sickness Blood Alcohol Level Carbon Monoxide Poisoning 
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