Monitoring potential neurotoxic effects of hazardous waste disposal

H. H. Schaumburg, P. S. Spencer, J. C. Arezzo

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This report reviews neurotoxicological principles relevant to situations of hazardous waste disposal. Some of the diagnostic techniques currently used for field assessment of nervous system dysfunction are critically evaluated. These include nerve conduction velocity, evoked potentials, neuropsychological testing and use of the Optacon.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)61-64
Number of pages4
JournalEnvironmental health perspectives
VolumeVol. 48
StatePublished - 1983
Externally publishedYes

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Public Health, Environmental and Occupational Health
  • Health, Toxicology and Mutagenesis


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