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Tobacco: Science, Policy and Public Health





95.40€
ISBN - 9780199566655
Autor(es) - Peter Boyle, Nigel Gray, Jack Henningfield, John Seffrin, Witold Zatonski (Editor)
Editora - Oxford University Press
Ano de Edição - 2010
N º de Páginas - 688


Description
* Brings together science and public health policy
* Focuses on global tobacco control issues
* Distinguished contributors from around the world

New to this edition

New chapters in this second edition include: Market manipulation: How the tobacco industry recruits and retains smokers; In Their Own Words: An Epoch of Deceit and Deception; Manipulating Product Design to Reinforce Tobacco Addiction; and a new section of the text devoted to 'Tobacco around the world'.

Tobacco: Science, Policy and Public Health Second Edition comprehensively covers the science and policy issues relevant to one of the major public health disasters of modern times. It pulls together the aetiology and burden of the myriad of tobacco-related diseases with the successes and failures of tobacco control policies. The book looks at lessons learnt to help set health policy for reducing the burden of tobacco-related diseases. It also deals with the international public health policy issues which bear on control of the problem of tobacco use and which vary between continents.

New chapters in this second edition include: Market manipulation: How the tobacco industry recruits and retains smokers; In Their Own Words: An Epoch of Deceit and Deception; Manipulating Product Design to Reinforce Tobacco Addiction; and a new section of the text devoted to 'Tobacco around the world'.


Table of Contents

C. Everett Koop: Preface
Tobacco: History
1- Evolution of knowledge of the smoking epidemic
2- The great studies of smoking and disease in the twentieth century
3- Dealing with health fears: Cigarette advertising in the United States in the twentieth century
4- Market manipulation: How the tobacco industry recruits and retains smokers
5- An epoch of deceit and deception
Tobacco: Composition
6- The changing cigarette: chemical studies and bioassays
7- Tobacco carcinogenesis: Mechanisms and biomarkers
Nicotine and addiction
8- Pharmacology of tobacco addiction
9- Manipulating product design to reinforce tobacco addiction
10- Nicotine dosing characteristics across products
Tobacco around the world
11- Tobacco smoking and tobacco-related harm in the European Union with the special attention to the new EU member states
12- The epidemic in India
13- The epidemic in China
14- Tobacco Control in Korea
Tobacco and health. Global burden
15- The hazards of smoking and the benefits of stopping: Cancer mortality and overall mortality
16- Passive smoking and health
17- Adolescent smoking
18- Tobacco and women
Tobacco and cancer
19- Cancer of the prostate
20- Laryngeal cancer
21- Smoking and cancer of the oesophagus
22- Tobacco use and cancer of the oral cavity
23- Smoking and stomach cancer
24- Tobacco and colorectal cancer
25- Tobacco and cervical neoplasia
26- Smoking and pancreatic cancer
27- Smoking and lung cancer
28- Active and passive smoking and cancer of the breast
29- Smoking and ovarian cancer
30- Smoking, hormone concentrations and ovarian cancer
Tobacco and cardiovascular disease
31- Tobacco and cardiovascular disease
Tobacco and respiratory disease
32- Chronic obstructive lung disease
33- Tobacco and other diseases
Tobacco and alcohol
34- Interaction of tobacco with other risk factors
Tobacco control: successes and failures
35- Roles of tobacco litigation in societal change
36- The adoption of smoke-free policies and their effectiveness
37- Advancing tobacco control by effective evaluation
38- Global tobacco policy
Treatment of dependence
39- Treatment of tobacco dependence
Harm Reduction
40- Tobacco harm reduction
Advocacy and activism in the real world
41- Influencing politicians to implement comprehensive tobacco control: the power of news media
Overview of regulatory efforts
42- Origins and status of the WHO framework convention on tobacco control (WHO FCTC)
43- WHO - Coordinating international policy in tobacco control

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