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In epidemics, death certificate should be secured within

5 days from day of burial

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either solid or liquid particle dispersed into air

Aerosol

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dispersed solid particle resulting from breakup of larger masses of material

dust

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visible aerosol of a liquid by condensation

fog

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aerosol of solid particle formed by condensation (molten metal) which reacts with air to form oxide

fume

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most sognificant air pollutant to public health

PM 10

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dispersion of solid particle in visible range

mist

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aerosol resulting from incomplete combustion of carbon-containing materials

smoke

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gaseous phase of material that is ordinarily solid or liquid at room temp & pressure

vapor

10

major component of “london fog” predominantly acting on upper respi tract

Sulfur dioxide

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Most useful cxr finding in asbestosis

Bilateral pleural thickening

Diaphragmatic / pericardial calcification (almost pathognomonic)

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cxr finding in silicosis

egg shell patrern (calcified hilar lymph node)

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A substance from detergents that is substantially nondegradable leading to persistence of foam in a watercourse

Alkyl Benzene Sulfonate

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permissible noise exposure

85-90 dBA for 8 hours

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risk factor of cardiovascular disease with highest prevalence

smoking

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triad of stomatitis, tremors and erethism is commonly assoc with

mercury poisoning

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blood lead levels should not exceed

40 mcg/dL

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leading cause of ESRD in the Phil

DM
HTN
Glomerulonephritis
Polycystic kidney disease

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legal limit for blood alcohol conc allowed in driving

100 mg/dL

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general recommendation for DEXA scanning

> 65 years old

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father of epidemiology

Hippocrates

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first to describe population by doing vital statistics (birth and death data)

John Graunt

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discovered that it is possible to vaccinate against small pox

Edward Jenner

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investigated a cholera epidemic,
father of modern epidemiology

John Snow

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association between smoking and lung CA was done by

Doll and Peto

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minimum number of case reports to make a case series

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