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Indoor Air Pollution
Problems and Priorities

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F. W. Lunau, G. B. Leslie, J. B. Kurtz, P. Sherwood Burge, J. M. Sneddon, R. C. Brown, J. A. Hoskins, A. Poole, T. Lindvall, G. R. Betton, D. E. Ray, P. J. Nicholls, G. Clough, D. F. Weetman, G. W. Crockford, L. H. Hawkins, P. Appleby
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  • Date Published: May 1992
  • availability: Available
  • format: Hardback
  • isbn: 9780521385107

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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.

    • Topical subject
    •  Essential reference for health and safety professionals and researchers
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    "...a useful summary of current knowledge about almost all aspects of indoor air pollution." Barry Halliwell and Carroll E. Cross, New England Journal of Medicine

    "The writing is easily read and understood, and a nonscientifically trained reader will have no trouble understanding....A very useful and welcome book; highly recommended for interested readers at all levels." J. Douville, Choice

    "I have no hesitation in recommending this volume to those interested in the expanding field of indoor pollution." Journal of Applied Toxicology

    "This is a book on problems, not solutions. However, if successfully defining a problem is half the solution, Indoor Air Pollution is a good start....systematic and cohesive." Indoor Air Quality Update

    "...With its broad scope this comprehensive guide will appeal to physicians and non-physicians alike, and will benefit readers with limited access to journals and review texts." T. Beritic, Lancet

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    • Date Published: May 1992
    • format: Hardback
    • isbn: 9780521385107
    • length: 344 pages
    • dimensions: 229 x 152 x 21 mm
    • weight: 0.63kg
    • availability: Available
  • 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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    G. B. Leslie

    F. W. Lunau

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    F. W. Lunau, G. B. Leslie, J. B. Kurtz, P. Sherwood Burge, J. M. Sneddon, R. C. Brown, J. A. Hoskins, A. Poole, T. Lindvall, G. R. Betton, D. E. Ray, P. J. Nicholls, G. Clough, D. F. Weetman, G. W. Crockford, L. H. Hawkins, P. Appleby

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