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Environmental Toxicants: Human Exposures and Their Health Effects / Edition 3
     

Environmental Toxicants: Human Exposures and Their Health Effects / Edition 3

by Morton Lippmann
 

ISBN-10: 0471793353

ISBN-13: 9780471793359

Pub. Date: 02/24/2009

Publisher: Wiley

  • Provides the most current information and research available for performing risk assessments on exposed individuals and populations, giving guidance to public health authorities, primary care physicians, and industrial managers
  • Reviews current knowledge on human exposure to selected chemical agents and physical factors in the ambient environment

Overview

  • Provides the most current information and research available for performing risk assessments on exposed individuals and populations, giving guidance to public health authorities, primary care physicians, and industrial managers
  • Reviews current knowledge on human exposure to selected chemical agents and physical factors in the ambient environment
  • Updates and revises the previous edition, in light of current scientific literature and its significance to public health concerns
  • Includes new chapters on: airline cabin exposures, arsenic, endocrine disruptors, and nanoparticles

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780471793359
Publisher:
Wiley
Publication date:
02/24/2009
Pages:
1200
Product dimensions:
7.00(w) x 10.00(h) x 6.10(d)

Table of Contents

Chapter 1: Introduction and Background.

Chapter 2: Perspectives On Individual And Community Risks.

Chapter 3: Reducing Risks - An Environmental Engineering Perspective.

Chapter 4: Clinical Perspective On Respiratory Toxicology.

Chapter 5: Industrial Perspectives.

Chapter 6: Drinking Water Disinfection Byproducts.

Chapter 7: Food.

Chapter 8: Volatile Organic Compounds and Sick Building Syndrome.

Chapter 9: Formaldehyde and Other Aldehydes.

Chapter 10: Ambient Air Particulate Matter.

Chapter 11: Arsenic.

Chapter 12: Asbestos and Other Mineral and Vitreous Fibers.

Chapter 13: Benzene.

Chapter 14: Carbon Monoxide.

Chapter 15: Chromium.

Chapter 16: Diesel Exhaust.

Chapter 17: Dioxins And Dioxin-Like Chemicals.

Chapter 18: Endocrine Active Chemicals: Broadening The Scope.

Chapter 19: Secondhand Smoke.

Chapter 20: Lead and Compounds.

Chapter 21: Mercury.

Chapter 22: Nitrogen Oxides.

Chapter 23: Ozone.

Chapter 24: Pesticides.

Chapter 25: Sulfur Oxides - SO2, H2SO4, NH4HSO4, and (NH4)2SO4.

Chapter 26: Microwaves and Electromagnetic Fields.

Chapter 27: Sources, Levels And Effects Of Manmade Ionizing Radiation and Radioactivity.

Chapter 28: Noise--Its Effects and Control.

Chapter 29: Radon and Lung Cancer.

Chapter 30: Ultraviolet Radiation.

Summary.

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