Health significance of metal exposures

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Original languageEnglish
Title of host publicationMaxcy-Rosenau-Last Public Health & Preventive Medicine
EditorsRobert B. Wallace
Number of pages15
Place of PublicationUSA
PublisherMcGraw-Hill
Publication date2007
Edition15th edition
Pages603-617
ISBN (Print)978-0-07-144198-8
Publication statusPublished - 2007

Keywords

  • Metals
  • Health

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