High-Volume Hydraulic Fracturing and Human Health Outcomes: A Scoping Review

@article{Wright2018HighVolumeHF,
  title={High-Volume Hydraulic Fracturing and Human Health Outcomes: A Scoping Review},
  author={R. Wright and R. Muma},
  journal={Journal of Occupational and Environmental Medicine},
  year={2018},
  volume={60},
  pages={424–429}
}
  • R. Wright, R. Muma
  • Published 2018
  • Medicine
  • Journal of Occupational and Environmental Medicine
  • Objective: Examine extent of peer-reviewed literature exploring human health effects of hydraulic fracturing (HVHF). Methods: A scoping review methodology was used to examine peer-reviewed studies published from 2000 through 2017 that empirically examine direct health impacts of hydraulic fracturing. Results: Through September 2017, only 18 studies were found published in peer-reviewed journals that met our requirements for inclusion in the review. Most of these studies resulted in positive or… CONTINUE READING
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