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Web Resources for Incineration
 ICD-10 search
Relevant Clinical Literature
Pubmed on Incineration
RCT with Incineration
Systematic reviews of Incineration
Incineration in N Eng J Med, Lancet, JAMA, BMJ
Incineration in Cochrane Collaboration
TRIP Database on Incineration
Google Scholar on Incineration
Bandolier on Incineration
UK Guidance
NHS Evidence on Incineration
Nice Guidance on Incineration
Centre for Reviews and Dissemination databases -DARE & NHS EED (evaluates reliability of research)
SNOMED search
NICE Clinical Knowledge Summaries on Incineration
Other Wikis
Wikipedia on Incineration (Less technical, ? quality control)

Incineration of waste has been alleged to cause various adverse health consequences.

External links

  • The Health Protection Agency’s Chemical Hazards and Poisons Division homepage
  • Health Protection Agency documents relevant to incineration are available via this page. Relevant documents include:
  • Summary statement regarding the seminar Managing the Implications for the Health Consultee held in Birmingham on 4 March: "Incineration sector: managing the implications for the health consultee".
  • "Municipal Solid Waste Incineration: Position Statement November". (or via this page).
  • The Health Protection Agency also responded to a report by the British Society for Ecological Medicine (BSEM). The BSEM report and responses to it are available via this page. Relevant documents include:
  • "The Health Effects of Waste Incinerators: A report moderated by J Thompson and HM Anthony".
  • HPA response to Thompson and Anthony report.