A framework for using epidemiological data for risk assessment.

@article{Swaen2006AFF,
  title={A framework for using epidemiological data for risk assessment.},
  author={Gerard M. H. Swaen},
  journal={Human & experimental toxicology},
  year={2006},
  volume={25 3},
  pages={147-55}
}
Data on health effects from human exposure to chemicals provide the most direct information for risk assessment. Despite their clear relevance for risk assessment and despite the frequently made statements by regulatory bodies to use epidemiological data whenever deemed appropriate, they are not always optimally used. In this article, a framework for using epidemiological data in risk assessment is presented. Before using an epidemiologic study as the basis for risk assessment, its quality must… CONTINUE READING