Application of biological monitoring for exposure assessment following chemical incidents: A procedure for decision making

@article{Scheepers2011ApplicationOB,
  title={Application of biological monitoring for exposure assessment following chemical incidents: A procedure for decision making},
  author={Paul T J Scheepers and Peter M. J. Bos and Joke Konings and Nicole A H Janssen and Linda Grievink},
  journal={Journal of Exposure Science and Environmental Epidemiology},
  year={2011},
  volume={21},
  pages={247-261}
}
Determination of the level of exposure during and after a chemical incident is crucial for the assessment of public health risks and for appropriate medical treatment, as well as for subsequent health studies that may be part of disaster management. Immediately after such an incident, there is usually no opportunity to collect reliable quantitative information on personal exposures and environmental concentrations may fall below detectable levels shortly after the incident has passed. However… CONTINUE READING

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