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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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Anti-Oxidant N-Acetylcysteine Diminishes Diesel Exhaust-Induced Increased Airway Responsiveness in Person with Airway Hyper-Reactivity

Chris Carlsten, Meaghan J. MacNutt, Zhihong Zhang, Francesco Sava and Mandy M. Pui.

in Toxicological Sciences

June 2014; p ublished online April 2014 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Public Health; Medical Toxicology; Occupational Medicine. 5423 words.

Background: Inhalation of diesel exhaust (DE) at moderate concentrations causes increased airway responsiveness in asthmatics and increased airway...

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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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Contribution of Carboxylesterase and Cytochrome P450 to the Bioactivation and Detoxification of Isocarbophos and Its Enantiomers in Human Liver Microsomes

Xiao-Mei Zhuang, Xia Wei, Yan Tan, Wei-Bin Xiao, Hai-Ying Yang, Jian-Wei Xie, Chuang Lu and Hua Li.

in Toxicological Sciences

July 2014; p ublished online April 2014 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Public Health; Medical Toxicology; Occupational Medicine. 5841 words.

Organophosphorus pesticides are the most widely used pesticides in modern agricultural systems to ensure good harvests. Isocarbophos (ICP), with a potent acetylcholinesterase inhibitory...

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Deliberate release of zoonotic agents

Stephen Palmer.

in Oxford Textbook of Zoonoses

P ublished online July 2011 .

Chapter. Subjects: Public Health and Epidemiology; Infectious Diseases; Medical Toxicology; Epidemiology. 2024 words.

Since 9/11 2001, international attention has once again focused on the risks to human and animal health from the deliberate release of infectious or toxic chemical agents. In theory any...

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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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