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Inhalation Studies

Author : Robert F. Phalen
ISBN : 9781420003260
Genre : Medical
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This significantly updated and expanded new edition presents the scientific foundations of inhalation research essential to the design and conduct of toxicologic studies. It incorporates the major advances that have been made in the field, including recent advances in biology and the rapidly increasing global concerns and studies on particulate air pollution. The Second Edition was motivated by: new developments in the ultrafine particle health effects and concentrated aerosol research advances in understanding postnatal lung growth and the deposition and clearance of inhaled particles new techniques in toxicity testing the explosion of knowledge in the genetic and molecular realms the introduction of a large number of transgenic animal models updated ethical guidelines for animal testing the emergence of aerosol medicine the growing threat of aerosol-related terrorism increased appreciation of nonpulmonary effects of inhaled substances use of medical scanning techniques to study respiratory tract structure the introduction of new inhalation exposure systems the emergence of aerosol concentrators for use in air pollution studies

Inhalation Studies Foundations And Techniques

Author : RF. PHALEN
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The Particulate Air Pollution Controversy

Author : Robert F. Phalen
ISBN : 1402072252
Genre : Medical
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This concise book presents the relevant scientific data, historical developments, unsolved problems, and new research opportunities related to particulate air pollution and human health. Included are chapters on the nature of particulate air pollution, fates and toxicity of inhaled particles, evidence of harmful effects of air pollution, events that led to the current controversy, interpretation of modern epidemiology studies, needed research, challenges to commonly accepted ideas about pollutants and health, and recommendations for scientists, regulators, legislators, the public and industry.

Methods In Inhalation Toxicology

Author : Robert F. Phalen
ISBN : 0849333431
Genre : Medical
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Conducting studies of natural and man-made air contaminants is a specialized research activity that draws upon skills from a variety of disciplines including toxicology, pharmacology, industrial hygiene, and environmental health. Methods in Inhalation Toxicology describes how knowledge from these disciplines is integrated into the design and conduct of inhalation studies. Each of the vital aspects of conducting these studies is discussed in detail, including the use of animal subjects and the related quality control and ethical considerations, air purification methodology, exposure atmosphere generation and characterization, inhalation exposure systems, and real-time and post-exposure biological assessments. These methods will enable you to conduct inhalation studies, easily adding any specific measures of particular interest to your research. The book covers techniques needed to: provide suitable clean air for experiments correctly generate the particles and gases being studied select the proper exposure system monitor the exposure prepare tissues for study ensure that animals do not have confounding lung disease The helpful descriptions and detailed lists of suppliers of preferred equipment and materials will help you to perform valid, reproducible inhalation toxicology studies. Methods in Inhalation Toxicology is a perfect textbook for students in toxicology programs, as well as for scientists who conduct inhalation studies in both academic and industrial environments.

Introduction To Air Pollution Science

Author : Robert F. Phalen
ISBN : 9781449684334
Genre : Medical
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This unique textbook examines the basic health and environmental issues associated with air pollution including the relevant toxicology and epidemiology. It provides a foundation for the sampling and analysis of air pollutants as well as an understanding of international air quality regulations. Written for upper-level undergraduate and introductory graduate courses in air pollution, the book is also a valuable desk reference for practicing professionals who need to have a broad understanding of the topic. Important Notice: the digital edition of this book is missing some of the images or content found in the physical edition.

Toxicology Of The Lung

Author : Donald E. Gardner
ISBN : 1560328010
Genre : Medical
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Thoroughly revised and updated, the third edition of Toxicology of the Lung brings together the latest accomplishments and advancements in concepts, approaches, and procedures now used to evaluate the risks associated with airborne contaminants. With chapters from leading authorities, including nine new chapters and a number of new topic areas, this edition describes how and why the lung and respiratory system respond as they do to toxicants and provides a clear understanding of human health risks associated with chemical exposure. This one-of-a-kind reference on inhalation toxicology will be invaluable to all professionals in academia, industry, clinics, research laboratories, and government agencies.

Inhalation Aerosols

Author : Anthony J. Hickey
ISBN : 1420002252
Genre : Medical
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This unique reference integrates the theory and practical use of aerosols in inhalation therapy into a single resource-presenting the physical chemistry of formulation, the physics of aerosol generation, aerodynamic behavior, and therapeutic implications. Offers up-to-date techniques for droplet and particle generation, including air-blast and ultrasonic nebulizers, propellant-driven metered-dose inhalers, dry-powder inhalers, and elecctrospray systems!

Energy Abstracts For Policy Analysis

Author : Holifield National Laboratory
ISBN : UOM:39015012048172
Genre : Power resources
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Concepts In Inhalation Toxicology

Author : Roger O. McClellan
ISBN : 1439805571
Genre : Medical
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Recent developments have provided new data on the subject of inhalation toxicology, requiring an update of the previous edition of this popular text. Like the first, this second edition explains the basic concepts and quantitative approaches in inhalation toxicology, and it gives a comprehensive treatment of evaluations of respiratory responses to inhaled particles and gases. The author here explores new understanding of the role of cytokines in pulmonary inflammation and risk assessment. Immunologists, oncologists, respiratory specialists and students in those fields will find Concepts In Inhalation Toxicology to be essential to their practice.

Annual Report Inhalation Toxicology Research Institute

Author : Inhalation Toxicology Research Institute
ISBN : UIUC:30112005747800
Genre : Aerosols
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