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Cover for Addressing mental and emotional health in the veterinary practice.

This chapter addressed cases in the first-opinion practice, including communication with owners and practice design.

Author(s)
Blaxter, A.; Darvill, A.; Denenberg, S.
ISBN
2021 CABI (H ISBN 9781786394552)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Sulfur dioxide and human disorders.

Large amounts of sulfur dioxide are released into the atmosphere from the burning of fossil fuels, by power plants and industrial facilities that utilize it for making chemicals like sulfuric acid, pesticides, preservatives, wine and other beverages. Atmospheric sulfur dioxide is itself an enormous ...

Author(s)
Ahmad, S.; Ahmad, A.; Ahmad, A.
ISBN
2020 CABI (H ISBN 9781786394675)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Radon I. Lung cancer risks.

Radon is a rare natural radioactive gas. It produces solid progeny which emit alpha particles implicated in inducing cellular lesions in human bronchial epithelial tissue after inhalation. As early as the 15th century, increased rates of mortality due to respiratory diseases were observed in...

Author(s)
Melloni, B.
ISBN
2020 CABI (H ISBN 9781786394675)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Introduction: what veterinary ethics is (not).

This chapter is an introduction to the concept of ethics in the field of veterinary medicine and highlights the role of ethics in cases where veterinarians are face with moral issues as they handle various challenges in treating sick animals.

ISBN
2020 CABI (H ISBN 9781789247206)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Health and safety considerations.

Standard health and safety protocols are needed in all breeding trial activities, and these include activities in the field, nursery and the laboratory. The official standards can vary depending on country and regulations, but good standards should be maintained whatever requirements are officially ...

Author(s)
Sitepu, B.; Laksono, N. D.; Setiawati, U.; Nur, F.; Rahmaningsih, M.; Anwar, Y.; Widodo, P.; Forster, B. P.; Purba, A. R.
ISBN
2020 CABI (H ISBN 9781789241396)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Environmental protection: a key tool for planetary health.

Pollution can be grouped into 4 main categories: (i) air pollution; (ii) water pollution; (iii) soil pollution; and (iv) pollution in the work place (the exposure to certain pollutants due to a particular profession, such as agricultural workers' exposure to fertilizers or garment manufacturers'...

Author(s)
Cole, J.
ISBN
2019 CABI (H ISBN 9781789241648)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Co-relation of pesticide risk and body characteristics.

This chapter deals with the relationship between pesticide risk and body characteristics, discussing occupational health-related biological, psychological and social differences. The pesticide-induced health issues in men, women and infants are described, as well as the symptoms and harmful effects ...

Author(s)
Arora, S.
ISBN
2019 CAB International (H ISBN 9781780646336)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Health and safety considerations.

Standard operating procedures and safety protocols are needed in all activities in the nursery. The official standards can vary depending on the country and local regulations, but high standards should be maintained whatever requirements are officially needed. Identification and elimination of...

Author(s)
Laksono, N. D.; Setiawati, U.; Nur, F.; Rahmaningsih, M.; Anwar, Y.; Rusfiandi, H.; Forster, B. P.; Sembiring, E. H.; Subbarao, A. S.; Zahara, H.
ISBN
2019 CABI (H ISBN 9781789242140)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Crude oil pollution I. <i xmlns="http://www.w3.org/1999/xhtml">Deepwater Horizon</i> contamination: human health effects and health risk assessments, a case study.

On 20 April 2010 the Deepwater Horizon mobile oil exploration platform experienced a devastating accident that led to the largest marine oil spill in history. This event led to concern about health risk due to oil-related chemical exposures in oil spill response personnel, including workers and...

Author(s)
Wilson, M. J.
ISBN
2020 CABI (H ISBN 9781786394675)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Seed production in oil palm: a manual.

This manual discusses first the history of oil palm (Elaeis guineensis) production and the health and safety in the seed processing facility, then describes the isolation of the female inflorescence, pollination, harvesting, seed preparation, seed viability testing, seed moisture testing, seed...

Author(s)
Kelanaputra, E. S.; Nelson, S. P. C.; Setiawati, U.; Sitepu, B.; Nur, F.; Forster, B. P.; Purba, A. R.
ISBN
2018 CAB International (H ISBN 9781786395887)
Type
Book

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