Teratology in the Twentieth Century: Congenital Malformations in Humans and How their Environmental Causes were Established

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Elsevier, 2003 M06 6 - 166 pages
This book is an an up-to-date survey and summary of present knowledge and future expectations regarding the environmental causes of congenital malformations in human beings, beginning with the earliest discoveries of the 20th century up to the latest ideas and problems at its end, presents views and comments on the progress made over the century in understanding human prenatal maldevelopment.

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Contents

CHAPTER 12 SURVEILLANCE OF CONGENITAL MALFORMATIONS
181
CHAPTER 13 EPIDEMIOLOGY OF CONGENITAL MALFORMATIONS
182
CHAPTER 14 HUMAN DISEASE AS TERATOGEN
185
CHAPTER 15 ENVIRONMENTAL HAZARDS AND DISASTERS
197
CHAPTER 16 DISEASE MEDICATION AND TERATOGENESIS
210
CHAPTER 17 FOLIC ACID AND HUMAN MALFORMATIONS
224
CHAPTER 18 ALCOHOL CONSUMPTION DURING PREGNANCY
237
CHAPTER 19 THE ACCOMPLISHMENT AND THE EXPECTATION
255

CHAPTER 9 THALIDOMIDE
167
CHAPTER 10 TESTING FOR TERATOGENICITY
173
CHAPTER 11 TERATOLOGICAL DETOURS
175
BIBLIOGRAPHY
256
INDEX
283
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