Lead-Blood Pressure Relationships
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Lead-Blood Pressure Relationships April 27-29, 1987, Chapel Hill, North Carolina by Symposium on Lead-Blood Pressure Relationships (1987 Chapel Hill, N.C.)

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Published by National Institute of Environmental Health Sciences, For sale by the Supt. of Docs., U.S. G.P.O. in Research Triangle Park, N.C, Washington, DC .
Written in English


  • Hypertension -- Etiology -- Congresses.,
  • Lead in the body -- Congresses.,
  • Lead poisoning -- Congresses.,
  • Blood pressure -- Congresses.

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Edition Notes

Other titlesSymposium on lead-blood pressure relationships.
Statementeditor, W. Victery.
SeriesEnvironmental health perspectives -- v. 78., DHHS publication -- no. (NIH) 88-218.
ContributionsVictery, W.
The Physical Object
Pagination232 p. :
Number of Pages232
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL15139060M

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