Key Concepts: Toxicologic Evaluation
That’s all for section three. The key points include
- An exposure dose for a chemical found to be above health guidelines does not necessarily mean an exposure will result in an adverse health effect.
- A health assessor should consider the site-specific dose, the chemical-specific information, and the health effects evaluation before making a conclusion regarding public health.
To continue with Public Health Assessment Overview 3-Evaluating Health Effects Data, and Determining Conclusions and Recommendations, go to http://www.atsdr.cdc.gov/training/pha_professional3/
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