Indoor Air and Human Health

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CRC Press, Apr 29, 1996 - Technology & Engineering - 384 pages
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How does the way in which we heat, cool, insulate, furnish, and ventilate our buildings affect our health? What is the association between physical and chemical conditions of indoor air and human health? This new book presents the latest breakthroughs in applied research in the areas of chemical sensitivity, allergies, bioaerosols, neurotoxicity, and carcinogenic effects of radon and tobacco smoke. Anyone involved in public health, including epidemiologists, health regulators, public health scientists, microbiologists, radiologists, organic chemists, environmental scientists, neurotoxicologists, and industrial hygienists, will find the information in Indoor Air and Human Health both practical and interesting.
  

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Contents

Introduction
1
Odors and Irritation in Indoor Pollution
23
Chapter 2
53
Chapter 3
67
Chapter 4
93
Chapter 5
107
Indoor Air and Human Health Revisited
127
Chapter 7
141
Chapter 13
211
Chapter 17
224
Chapter 15
249
Chapter 16
263
Mechanisms of Stressorlnduced Immune Alteration in Humans
275
Assessing Carcinogenic Risks Associated with Indoor
289
Chapter 19
309
Chapter 20
325

Chapter 8
151
Chapter 10
171
Chapter 12
197
Chapter 21
341
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