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PETS AS SENTINELS, FORECASTERS AND PROMOTERS OF HUMAN HEALTH

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9783030307332 ::  PETS AS SENTINELS, FORECASTERS AND PROMOTERS OF HUMAN HEALTH
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9783030307332

EditorialSPRINGER NATURE
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Idioma:INGLES
P.V.P.: 119,99 € + 4% IVA = 124,79 €
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Importe final iva incl. 118,55 €
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<P>THIS BOOK PROVIDES AN UP-TO-DATE OVERVIEW OF THE CURRENT KNOWLEDGE AND RESEARCH CONCERNING DOMESTIC PETS AS SENTINELS, FORECASTERS AND PROMOTERS OF HUMAN HEALTH. WRITTEN BY LEADING SPECIALISTS IN THE FIELDS OF MEDICINE, VETERINARY, ENVIRONMENT, ANALYTICAL CHEMISTRY, SOCIOLOGY AND BEHAVIORAL SCIENCE, THIS VOLUME PROVIDES A COMPREHENSIVE UNDERSTANDING OF THE CAPABILITIES OF PETS IN WHAT REGARDS TO HUMAN HEALTH. THE FIRST SEVEN CHAPTERS ARE DEVOTED TO THE USE OF PETS AS SENTINELS FOR THEIR HUMAN COMPANIONS, IN TERMS OF EXPOSURE TO DIFFERENT CLASSES OF ENVIRONMENTAL CHEMICALS. THE FOLLOWING FIVE CHAPTERS ADDRESS THE USE OF PETS AS MODELS FOR HUMAN DISEASES AND PROMOTERS OF HUMAN HEALTH. THE FINAL TWO CHAPTERS HIGHLIGHT THE PSYCHO-SOCIAL AND PSYCHOPHYSIOLOGICAL ASPECTS OF HUMAN-ANIMAL INTERACTIONS.</P><P> </P><P>THE BOOK OFFERS AN INTEGRATED APPROACH TO THE ONE HEALTH CONCEPT, PROVIDING, IN A TRULY HOLISTIC MANNER, TOOLS TO ASSESS THE EQUILIBRIUM BETWEEN&NBSP; &NBSP;THE ENVIRONMENT, MEN AND ANIMALS. THIS EXERCISE WILL HIGHLIGHT AND RESHAPE OUR POSITION TOWARDS THE PLANET THAT DESPITE BEING “A MICROSCOPIC DOT&NBSP; &NBSP;ON A MICROSCOPIC DOT LOST IN THE UNIMAGINABLE INFINITY OF THE UNIVERSE” IS STILL OUR OWN. AT THE END OF THE DAY, PETS WILL ALWAYS BE THERE TO HELP US.</P><P></P><P></P>

INTRODUCTION.- PART I - PETS AS SENTINELS OF HUMAN EXPOSURE TO ENVIRONMENTAL CONTAMINANTS.- PETS AS BIOSENTINELS FOR INDOOR POLLUTION.- PETS AS SENTINELS OF HUMAN EXPOSURE TO METALS.- PETS AS SENTINELS OF HUMAN EXPOSURE TO PESTICIDES.- PETS AS SENTINELS OF HUMAN EXPOSURE TO POLYCYCLIC AROMATIC HYDROCARBONS (PAHS).- THE USE OF PETS AS SENTINELS OF HUMAN EXPOSURE TO FLAME RETARDANTS.- USE OF DOGS TO MONITOR REMOTE LOCATIONS: SLEDGE DOGS AND THE ARTIC ENVIRONMENT.- PART II - TOXICOLOGICAL PROCESSES IN PETS.- PETS IN ENVIRONMENTAL TOXICOLOGY STUDIES: THE ERA OF AUTHENTIC ANIMAL STUDIES.- THE USE OF DOGS AS MODELS FOR ENVIRONMENTAL MOLECULAR TOXICOLOGY RESEARCH.- DIFFERENT BIOACCUMULATION TRAITS OF PERSISTENT ORGANIC POLLUTANTS BY CATS AND DOGS.- GENOTOXICITY ASSESSMENT OF AMBIENT AIR POLLUTION USING PETS.- BIOTRANSFORMATION OF BROMINATED COMPOUNDS BY PETS.- PART III - HUMAN HEALTH FORECASTING TROUGH PET DISEASE ASSESSMENT.- THE USE OF PETS AS ANIMAL MODELS FOR HUMAN LYMPHOMA.- IS FELINE HYPERTHYROIDISM ASSOCIATED WITH PBDES EXPOSURE?.- OBESITY IN HUMANS AND THEIR PETS: IS THERE AN ASSOCIATION?.- TYPE 2 DIABETES IN PETS.- DOGS AS ANIMAL MODELS FOR HUMAN BREAST CANCER.- DOGS AS MODELS FOR HUMAN PSYCHIATRIC DISORDERS.- AN EXTRAPOLATIVE COMPARISON BETWEEN THE “BRISTOL CATS STUDY” AND THE “CHILDREN OF THE 90’S” STUDY.- PART IV - PSYCHOSOCIAL AND PSYCHOPHYSIOLOGICAL EFFECTS OF HUMAN-ANIMAL INTERACTIONS.- ANIMAL-ASSISTED THERAPY.- ANIMAL-ASSISTED INTERVENTIONS FOR CHILDREN WITH ATTENTION DEFICIT/HYPERACTIVITY DISORDER.- DELAYING FUNCTIONAL DECLINE IN PEOPLE WITH DEMENTIA THROUGH ANIMAL-ASSISTED THERAPY.- HUMAN-ANIMAL RELATIONSHIPS IN CLINICAL PRACTICE.- AWAY FROM MY MASTER: THE SECRET LIFE OF PETS.- FROM ANTHROPOCENTRISM TO CANID UMWELT: A NEW LOOK AT DOGS.- THE RE-SHAPING OF PET’S BEHAVIOR BY MODERN SOCIETY.- ANIMAL-HUMAN CONNECTION.- CAT–HUMAN COMMUNICATION: HOW VARIED IS VOCAL COMMUNICATION (AND HOW HUMANS AND CATS PERCEIVE IT).- PSYCHOPHYSIOLOGICAL HUMAN-ANIMAL INTERACTIONS: THE ROLE OF CHEMICALS.- FUTURE DIRECTIONS IN HUMAN-ANIMAL CONNECTION RESEARCH.- CONCLUSION: PROPOSAL FOR THE EXTENSION OF THE ONE HEALTH CONCEPT.<P></P>

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