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Main Title Indoor air and human health
Other Authors
Author Title of a Work
Gammage, Richard B.
Berven, B. A.
Publisher CRC Press,
Year Published 1996
OCLC Number 33359792
ISBN 1566701449 (alk. paper)
Subjects Indoor air pollution--Toxicology--Congresses
Internet Access
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Library Call Number Additional Info Location Last
EJEM  RA577.5.I53 1996 OCSPP Chemical Library/Washington,DC 11/21/1997
ELBM  RA577.5.I53 1996 AWBERC Library/Cincinnati,OH 09/12/1997
ESAM  RA577.5.I53 1996 Region 10 Library/Seattle,WA 07/18/1997
Edition 2nd ed.
Collation 365 p. : ill. ; 25 cm.
Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents Notes
Introduction. Effects of indoor air quality of {sic} human health : setting strategic research directions and priorities / Ken Sexton and Robert S. Dyer. I. Sensory sensitivity. Overview : odors and irritation in indoor pollution / William S. Cain -- The neurobiology of olfaction / Charles A. Greer and Juan C. Bartolomei -- Physicochemical determinants and functional properties of the sense of irritation and smell / J. Enrique Cometto-Mu niz and William S. Cain -- The potency of gases and vapors : QSARs--anesthesia, sensory irritation, and odor / Michael H. Abraham -- Electrophysiological indices of human chemosensory functioning / Gerd Kobal -- Human responses to ambient olfactory stimuli / Susan C. Knasko. II. Allergy and respiratory. Overview : indoor air and human health revisited / Cecile Rose -- Controlling aspergillosis and legionella in hospitals / Andrew J. Streifel -- Exposure risk and prevention of aerial transmission of tuberculosis in health care settings / George P. Kubica -- Indoor air pollution : understanding the mechanisms of the effects / Rebecca Bascom, Jana Kesavanathan, and David L. Swift -- The effect of ozone on house dust mite allergen-induced nasal inflammation in asthmatics / Robert B. Devlin ... {et al.} -- Health effects of biological contaminants / Harriet A. Burge -- Bacterial endotoxins : a review of health effects and potential impact in the indoor environment / Donald K. Milton -- Estimation of allergen concentration in indoor environments : prediction of health-related effects / Thomas A.E. Platts-Mills -- Building-related hypersensitivity diseases : sentinel event management and evaluation of building occupants / Cecile Rose. III. Neurotoxicity. Overview : neurotoxicity of indoor air pollutants : what to measure and how to measure it / Hugh A. Tilson -- Studying the neurotoxicity of indoor air with nonhuman species : issues in experimental design and interpretation / M. Christopher Newland and Steven K. Shapiro -- Effects of irritants on human task performance and vigilance / Vernon A. Benignus -- Conditioned immune alterations in animal models / Donald T. Lysle -- Mechanisms of stressor-induced immune alteration in humans / Bruce S. Rabin. IV. Cancer. Overview : lung cancer / Jonathan M. Samet -- Assessing carcinogenic risks associated with indoor air pollutants / Joseph V. Rodricks -- Environmental tobacco smoke and lung cancer : environmental smoke screen? / Douglas V. Dockery -- Radon and lung cancer revisited / Jonathan M. Samet -- Asbestos exposures of building occupants and workers / Rashid A. Shaikh.