TITLE

Environment and health: 5. Impact of war

AUTHOR(S)
Leaning, Jennifer; McCally, Dr. Michael
PUB. DATE
October 2000
SOURCE
CMAJ: Canadian Medical Association Journal;10/31/2000, Vol. 163 Issue 9, p1157
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Examines the environmental impact of war and its consequences for public health. Health effects of the production and testing of nuclear weapons during the second half of the 20th century; Environmental consequences of aerial and naval bombardment during World War II; Details of environmental damage caused by land mines, defoliation, and toxic pollution as tactics of war; Outlook for risk assessment and further study.
ACCESSION #
3718281

 

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