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Introduction to medical geology : focus on tropical environments

Author: C B Dissanayake; Rohana Chandrajith
Publisher: Berlin ; New York : Springer, ©2009.
Series: Erlangen Earth conference series.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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This book serves as an excellent introduction to the emerging discipline of Medical Geology, which examines diseases of geologic in origin, such as dental and skeletal fluorosis, iodine deficiency  Read more...

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Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: C B Dissanayake; Rohana Chandrajith
ISBN: 9783642004841 3642004849 9783642004858 3642004857
OCLC Number: 427610809
Description: [xviii], 297 pages : illustrations (some color), maps (some color), portraits ; 24 cm.
Contents: Geochemistry of the Tropical Environment.- Bioavailability of Trace Elements and Risk Assessment.- Medical Geology of Fluoride.- Iodine Geochemistry and Health.- Nitrates in the Geochemical Environment.- Medical Geology of Arsenic.- Water Hardness in Relation to Cardiovascular Diseases and Urinary Stones.- Selenium- A New Entrant to Medical Geology.- Geological Basis of Podoconiosis, Geophagy and other Diseases.- High Natural Radioactivity in Some Tropical Lands #x2013; Boon or Bane?.- Baseline Geochemical Data for Medical Geology in Tropical Environments.
Series Title: Erlangen Earth conference series.
Responsibility: C.B. Dissanayake, Rohana Chandrajith.

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