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作者 Mushak, Paul
書名 Lead and human health [electronic resource] : science, risk and regulation / Paul Mushak
出版項 Amsterdam : Pergamon, c2011
國際標準書號 9780444515544 (electronic bk.)
0444515542 (electronic bk.)
book jacket
說明 1 online resource (ix, 980 p.)
系列 Trace metals and other contaminants in the environment ; 10
Environmental Science
Trace metals in the environment ; 10
附註 Includes bibliographical references and index
A Brief Early History of Lead as an Evolving Global Pollutant and Toxicant -- Lead in the Human Environment: Production, Uses, Trends -- Lead in the Human Environment: Lead Emissions and Emission Trends -- Lead in the Human Environment: Fate and Transport Processes -- Lead Concentrations in Environmental Media Relevant to Human Lead Exposures -- Lead Exposure in Human Populations: Lead Intakes -- Lead Exposure in Human Populations: Lead Toxicokinetics and Biomarkers of Lead Exposure -- Predictive Modeling Approaches for Assessing Human Lead Exposure -- The Environmental Epidemiology of Human Lead Exposure -- Lead Toxicity in Humans: a Brief Historical Perspective and Public Health -- Neurotoxicity of Lead in Human Populations -- Cardiovascular Toxicity of Lead in Human Populations -- Reproductive and Developmental Toxicity of Lead in Human Populations -- The Nephrotoxicity of Lead in Human Populations -- Hematological Effects of Lead in Human Populations -- Carcinogenic and Genotoxic Effects of Lead in Human Populations -- Immunotoxic Effects of Lead in Human Populations -- Effects of Lead on Other Organs and Systems in Human Populations -- Human Health Risk Assessment for Lead: Introduction, Context, Rationale -- Hazard Characterization for Lead in Human Populations -- Dose-Response Relationships for Toxic Effects of Lead in Human Populations -- Exposure Characterizations for Lead in Specific Human Populations -- Health Risk Characterization of Lead Effects in Human Populations -- Legislative Aspects of Lead Regulation and Regulatory Policies -- Lead Regulation and Regulatory Policies: Lead in Paint -- Regulation and Regulatory Policies for Lead in Ambient Air -- Regulation and Regulatory Policies for Lead in Water -- Regulation and Regulatory Policies for Lead in Food
The book presents a detailed assessment of the health science of lead and the human health risk assessment models for lead's human health impacts, followed by an account of various regulatory efforts in the United States and elsewhere to eliminate or reduce human toxic exposures to lead. The science of lead as presented here covers releases of lead into the environment, lead's movement through the environment to reach humans who are then exposed, and the spectrum of toxic effects, particularly low-level toxic effects, on the developing central nervous system of the very young child. The section on human health risk assessment deals with quantifying not only the dose-response relationships that underlie toxic responses to lead in sensitive populations but also with the likelihood of toxic responses vis-vis environmental lead at some level of exposure. This section includes a treatment of computer models of lead exposure, particularly those that use lead in whole blood as a key measure. Various models convert lead intake via various body compartments into measures of body lead burden. Such measures are then directly related to severity of injury. The final section of the book deals with past and present regulatory efforts to control lead releases into the human environment. Current control efforts present a mixed picture. The most problematic issue is the continued presence of lead paint in older housing and lead in soils of urban and mining industry communities. Comprehensive assessment of the three major facets of the public health problem of lead: the voluminous science, the risk assessment approaches, and approaches to controlling lead as a public health problem. Integration of the above three elements to provide a coherent whole Provides a single source of information that will be extremely valuable to all professionals working in areas impacted by this toxic substance
Elsevier
鏈接 Print version: Mushak, Paul. Environmental Lead and Human Health; Science, Risk Assessment and Regulation. 1. Pergamon, 2010 1875-1121 9780080930572 (OCoLC)711572187
主題 Lead -- Toxicology
Lead -- Environmental aspects
Electronic books. local
Alt Author ScienceDirect (Online service)
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