Chapter 6. The Effects of Inhaled Materials on the Lung and Other Target Organs

  1. Kerry Gardiner BSc, PhD, Dip. Occup. Hyg., FFOH1,2 and
  2. J. Malcolm Harrington CBE, BSc, MSc, MD, FRCP, FFOMI, MFPH, FMedSci3
  1. Jon G. Ayres

Published Online: 14 JAN 2008

DOI: 10.1002/9780470755075.ch6

Occupational Hygiene, Third Edition

Occupational Hygiene, Third Edition

How to Cite

Ayres, J. G. (2005) The Effects of Inhaled Materials on the Lung and Other Target Organs, in Occupational Hygiene, Third Edition (eds K. Gardiner and J. M. Harrington), Blackwell Publishing Ltd, Oxford, UK. doi: 10.1002/9780470755075.ch6

Editor Information

  1. 1

    Professor of Occupational Health, the Medical School, the University of the Witwatersrand, Johannesburg, South Africa

  2. 2

    International Occupational Health Ltd, Edgbaston, Birmingham, UK

  3. 3

    Emeritus Professor of Occupational Medicine, the University of Birmingham, Edgbaston, Birmingham, UK

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 14 JAN 2008
  2. Published Print: 1 JAN 2005

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9781405106214

Online ISBN: 9780470755075

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Keywords:

  • lung;
  • organs;
  • nervous system;
  • narcosis;
  • asbestos

Summary

The prelims comprise:

  • Introduction

  • Deposition of particles and gases in the respiratory tract

  • The lung

  • Effects on other target organs

  • Further reading