Arsenic: Exposure and Health Effects
This book presents the most up-to-date summary of environmental arsenic problems worldwide, containing new reports on arsenic exposure in Thailand, ... Show synopsis This book presents the most up-to-date summary of environmental arsenic problems worldwide, containing new reports on arsenic exposure in Thailand, Mongolia and China. It also presents papers on the arsenic problems in Central Europe, Asia and the USA. There are chapters describing the sources, pathways, toxicokinetics and toxicodynamics of arsenic in the environment, as well as the latest information on prevention, control and treatment of arsenic exposure. The latest work on epidemiologic studies of the reproductive, cardiovascular and neurologic effects of arsenic is presented here, along with papers on the cancer and non-cancer health effects of arsenic and drinking water treatment technology. The book contains thirty contributions written by leading experts on arsenic, from the United States as well as from the UK, Austria, Thailand, India, China, Japan and the Czech Republic. Arsenic: Exposure and Health Effects presents a detailed and comprehensive picture of the most recent research into contemporary arsenic-related subjects. It will be an invaluable reference work for those interested in the health effects of arsenic, including environmental and water regulatory agencies, consultants, and professionals in health and environmental fields.