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What are We Doing When We Think We are Doing Risk Analysis?

  • John C. BailarIII
  • Stephen R. Thomas
Part of the Basic Life Sciences book series

Abstract

Risk analyses matter. Sometimes they matter a lot, so it is important for persons who contribute their expertise to the debate to know how both their efforts and their individual specialties fit into the whole.

Keywords

Risk Analysis Conceptual Locus Individual Specialty Secondary Question Consumer Product Safety Commission 
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© Plenum Press, New York 1985

Authors and Affiliations

  • John C. BailarIII
    • 1
    • 2
  • Stephen R. Thomas
    • 3
  1. 1.Office of Disease Prevention and Health PromotionDepartment of Health and Human ServicesUSA
  2. 2.Department of BiostatisticsHarvard School of Public HealthBostonUSA
  3. 3.Department of Health Policy and ManagementHarvard School of Public HealthBostonUSA

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