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Air pollution in the United Kingdom

Robert L. Maynard.

in Essentials of Toxicology for Health Protection

March 2012; p ublished online November 2013 .

Chapter. Subjects: Public Health and Epidemiology; Medical Toxicology; Emergency Medicine. 6987 words.

Chapter 9 outlines the history of air pollution, and discuss the evolution of concerns about air pollution, and discusses the effects of common air pollutants, including ozone, sulphur...

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Carbon monoxide poisoning

Lakshman Karalliedde and Catherine Keshishian.

in Essentials of Toxicology for Health Protection

March 2012; p ublished online November 2013 .

Chapter. Subjects: Public Health and Epidemiology; Medical Toxicology; Emergency Medicine. 4589 words.

Chapter 13 discusses how carbon monoxide causes toxicity, common sources of carbon monoxide poisoning and the population groups that are considered vulnerable, acute and chronic carbon...

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Chemical weapons: deliberate release of chemical agents

David Baker.

in Essentials of Toxicology for Health Protection

March 2012; p ublished online November 2013 .

Chapter. Subjects: Public Health and Epidemiology; Medical Toxicology; Emergency Medicine. 5464 words.

Chapter 17 discusses the history, nature, and classification of chemical warfare agents, the essential properties of chemical agents and how these determine the management of an incident...

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Combustion toxicology

James C. Wakefield and Robert L. Maynard.

in Essentials of Toxicology for Health Protection

March 2012; p ublished online November 2013 .

Chapter. Subjects: Public Health and Epidemiology; Medical Toxicology; Emergency Medicine. 14093 words.

Chapter 18 discusses types of fires and smoke composition, the properties of common toxic combustion products, the formation of hazardous combustion products as a function of the fuel...

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Essentials of Toxicology for Health Protection

Edited by David Baker, Lakshman Karalliedde, Virginia Murray, Robert Maynard and Norman HT Parkinson.

March 2012; p ublished online November 2013 .

Book. Subjects: Public Health and Epidemiology; Medical Toxicology; Emergency Medicine. 368 pages.

Essentials of Toxicology for Health Protection is ideal as both a course resource for students and a reference for field professionals involved in responding to chemical incidents and local...

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Experimental methods for investigating the safety of chemicals

James Kevin Chipman.

in Essentials of Toxicology for Health Protection

March 2012; p ublished online November 2013 .

Chapter. Subjects: Public Health and Epidemiology; Medical Toxicology; Emergency Medicine. 6369 words.

Chapter 3 discusses how toxicological data are produced and be able to describe some of the methods used, the limitations of data obtained in vitro and in vivo and understand how...

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Food additives and contaminants

Diane Benford.

in Essentials of Toxicology for Health Protection

March 2012; p ublished online November 2013 .

Chapter. Subjects: Public Health and Epidemiology; Medical Toxicology; Emergency Medicine. 2399 words.

Chapter 12 discusses the principles of toxicological risk assessment as applied to food additives and contaminants, their use in assessing consumer safety, and in setting regulatory limits...

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Introduction to human biomonitoring for public health

Ovnair Sepai.

in Essentials of Toxicology for Health Protection

March 2012; p ublished online November 2013 .

Chapter. Subjects: Public Health and Epidemiology; Medical Toxicology; Emergency Medicine. 3587 words.

Chapter 4 discusses the application of human bio-monitoring in the evaluation of human exposure, uptake, and effect of exposure to environmental chemicals, the different classes of...

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Introduction to toxicology

Lakshman Karalliedde, David Baker and Virginia Murray.

in Essentials of Toxicology for Health Protection

March 2012; p ublished online November 2013 .

Chapter. Subjects: Public Health and Epidemiology; Medical Toxicology; Emergency Medicine. 5629 words.

Chapter 1 explains the commonly used terms and definitions in toxicology, the role of toxicology in health protection, how to classify toxicological agents and toxins based on...

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Management of incidents affecting drinking water quality

Gary Lau.

in Essentials of Toxicology for Health Protection

March 2012; p ublished online November 2013 .

Chapter. Subjects: Public Health and Epidemiology; Medical Toxicology; Emergency Medicine. 4288 words.

Chapter 11 explains the processes and guidelines for the provision of safe public water supply in England and Wales, the roles of the Drinking Water Inspectorate (DWI), local authorities,...

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