A breath of air … and what else? Air Pollution and Asthma

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A breath of air … and what else? Air Pollution and Asthma

13.99

Digital download, PDF (fully compatible with iBooks, e-book readers)
30 pages
Third edition, published 2014
ISBN: 1–896291–61–9 

Every breath we take provides us with a cocktail of natural and man-made pollutants. This publication discusses outdoor and indoor pollutants, and provides strategies to help the patient with asthma reduce indoor pollution while taking measures to minimize the effects of outdoor pollutants that cannot be controlled.

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Topics include:

  • Diesel exhaust
  • Particulate matter
  • Pollution from traffic
  • Ozone and nitrogen oxides
  • The effect of air pollution on genes
  • Susceptible populations (children, the elderly and infirm)
  • Stress and pollution
  • Tobacco smoke
  • Polycyclic aromatic hydrocarbons
  • Reduction techniques

An essential reference for use with patients in urban settings.