Environmental Heavy Metal Pollution and Effects on Child Mental Development : Risk Assessment and Prevention Strategies

indgår i serie NATO Science for Peace and Security Series C: Environmental Security


Environmental Heavy Metal Pollution and Effects on Child Mental Development : Risk Assessment and Prevention Strategies
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Bog, hardback
Udgivelsesdato:
01-11-2010
Sprog:
Engelsk
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Heavy metals can be emitted into environment by both natural and anthropogenic sources, mainly mining and industrial activity. Human exposure occurs through all environmental media. Infants are more susceptible to the adverse effects of exposure. Increasing attention is now being paid to the mental development of children exposed to heavy metals. The purpose of this book is to evaluate the existing knowledge on intellectual impairment in children exposed to heavy metals in their living environment and to identify the research needs in order to obtain a clearer picture of the situation in countries and regions at risk, in which the economy is closely related to metallurgy and heavy metals emission, and to recommend a strategy for human protection. In greater detail the main objectives could be formulated as follows: to review the principal sources of single, and complex mixtures of, heavy metal pollutants in the environment; to identify suitable methodology for chemical analyses in the environment and in humans; to evaluate the existing methods for measuring mental impairment, including their reliability and validity; to recommend a standard testing protocol to be used in future research; to assess the future role of environmental heavy metal pollution in countries and regions at risk and its effects on children's neurological development; to recommend a prevention strategy for protecting children's health and development.

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Udgivelsesdato:
01-11-2010
ISBN13:
9789400702523
Vægt:
689 g
Dybde:
21 mm
Bredde:
156 mm
Højde:
234 mm
Forlag:
Springer
Format:
Hardback
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