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ndoor Air Pollution addresses the problems arising from pollutants that all too commonly contaminate the indoor environment, including biological sources such as bacteria, fungi and molds, common combustion products, radon and other sources of radiation, solvents used in industry and the home, asbestos and dust pollution. The aim is to provide a balanced account of the health risks associated with these major pollutants and to quantify the scale of the problem on a pollution-by-pollution basis. Each chapter covers exposure levels, sources of pollution, and routes of uptake, health effects, control measures, and regulatory guidelines.

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Addressing the problems arising from pollutants that all too commonly contaminate the indoor environment, each chapter of this account of health risks covers exposure levels, sources of pollution, and routes of uptake, health effects, control measures, and regulatory guidelines.

Synopsis:

This volume addresses the problems arising from pollutants that contaminate the indoor environment, bacteria, fungi, sources of radiation, solvents, asbestos etc.

Table of Contents

Preface; 1. Introduction F. W. Lunau and G. B. Leslie; 2. The perception of indoor air quality F. W. Lunau; 3. Legionella J. B. Kurtz; 4. Bacteria, fungi and other micro-organisms P. Sherwood Burge; 5. The oxides of nitrogen J. M. Sneddon; 6. Mineral fibres R. C. Brown, J. A. Hoskins and A. Poole; 7. Radon T. Lindvall; 8. Formaldehyde G. R. Betton; 9. Hazards from solvents, pesticides and PCBs D. E. Ray; 10. Vegetable dusts and lung disease P. J. Nicholls; 11. Danders, etc. from domestic and laboratory animals G. Clough; 12. Environmental tobacco smoke D. F. Weetman; 13. Industrial environments G. W. Crockford; 14. Extremely low-frequency electro-magnetic radiation L. H. Hawkins; 15. Contributions from outdoor pollutants G. W. Crockford; 16. Ventilation for control of airborne pollutants P. Appleby; Index.

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ISBN:
9780521477949
Editor:
Leslie, G. B.
Editor:
Lunau, F. W.
Editor:
Leslie, G. B.
Editor:
Lunau, F. W.
Author:
Leslie, G. B.
Author:
Lunau, F. W.
Publisher:
Cambridge University Press
Location:
Cambridge
Subject:
General
Subject:
Environmental Science
Subject:
Toxicology
Subject:
Indoor air pollution
Subject:
General Medical
Subject:
Health and Medicine-Medical Specialties
Copyright:
Edition Description:
Trade paper
Publication Date:
20110731
Binding:
TRADE PAPER
Grade Level:
Professional and scholarly
Language:
English
Pages:
344
Dimensions:
8.97x5.98x.61 in. 1.15 lbs.

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