Published Online: 15 SEP 2006
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Encyclopedia of Environmetrics
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Coull, B. A. and Wellenius, G. A. 2006. Cardiac Toxicology. Encyclopedia of Environmetrics. 1.
- Published Online: 15 SEP 2006
Cardiovascular disease is still the primary killer in the US, claiming 953 110 lives in 1997. Thus, a major goal in environmental health research is risk assessment of environmental agents having potentially detrimental effects on heart function. This article focuses on the role electrocardiography has played in the assessment of cardiac toxicity.