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Environmental health : indoor exposures, assessments and interventions

Author: Theodore A Myatt; Joseph G Allen
Publisher: Toronto ; New Jersey : Apple Academic Press, [2013] ©2013
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"Recent advances have been made on the identification of pollutants in indoor environments, the health effects associated with indoor or personal exposures, and interventions that can be implemented by occupants to mitigate exposures. The focus of this book is on exposures that occur typically, but not exclusively, in residences. The contributors cover a wide selection of chemical and biological pollutants,  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Case studies
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Environmental health.
Toronto : Apple Academic Press, ©2013
(DLC) 2012951936
(OCoLC)841226840
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Theodore A Myatt; Joseph G Allen
ISBN: 9781466559004 1466559004 9781299981089 1299981089
OCLC Number: 844924383
Description: 1 online resource (xix, 220 pages) : illustrations
Contents: 1. Lead exposure of U.S. children from residential dust / Joanna M. Gaitens [and others] --
2. Teachers working in PCB-contaminated schools / Robert F. Herrick, John D. Meeker, and Larisa Altshul --
3. Flame-retardants' effect on hormone levels and semen quality / John D. Meeker and Heather M. Stapleton --
4. Bacterial and fungal microbial biomarkers in house dust / Joanne E. Sordillo [and others] --
5. Pollutants from vehicle exhaust near highways / Doug Brugge, John L. Durant, and Christine Rioux --
6. Asthma triggers in indoor air / Theodore A. Myatt [and others] --
7. Home humidification and influenza virus survival / Theodore A. Myatt [and others] --
8. Airborne exposure from common cleaning tasks / Anila Bello [and others] --
9. Phthalate monoesters from personal care products / Susan M. Duty [and others] --
10. Pesticides in house dust / Lesliam Quirós-Alcalá [and others].
Responsibility: edited by Theodore A. Myatt and Joseph G. Allen.

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Research focusing on the indoor environments demonstrates that building occupants are exposed to a unique mixture of pollutants of chemical and biological origin. This book explores research on these  Read more...

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