Air Pollutants and the Repiratory Tract

Air Pollutants and the Repiratory Tract

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This work describes the history of the problem of air pollution, traces the mechanisms and current hypotheses explaining the influence of specific air toxics and contaminants on the lung, and outlines opportunities for necessary research. It links indoor and outdoor air pollution with the incidence on lung cancer from an epidemiological perspective.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780824795214
Publisher: Taylor & Francis
Publication date: 02/28/1999
Series: Lung Biology in Health and Disease Series
Edition description: New Edition
Pages: 404
Product dimensions: 6.00(w) x 9.00(h) x 0.90(d)

Table of Contents

Air pollutants and the environment; respiratory exposure to air pollutants; bioavailability of air pollutants; detecting respiratory tract responses to air pollutants; effects of irritants; effects of oxidants; effects of carcinogens; effects of fibre aerosols; biological air pollutants; controlling exposure to air pollutants -technical and regulatory aspects.

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