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Studying the effectiveness of activated carbon R95 respirators in reducing the inhalation of combustion by-products in Hanoi, Vietnam: a demonstration study.

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BACKGROUND: Urban air pollution is an increasing health problem, particularly in Asia, where the combustion of fossil fuels has increased rapidly as a result of industrialization and socio-economic development. The adverse health impacts of urban air pollution are well established, but less is known about effective intervention strategies. In this demonstration study we set out to establish methods to assess whether wearing an R95 activated carbon respirator could reduce intake of polycyclic...

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10.1186/1476-069x-11-72

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University of Oxford
Division:
MSD
Department:
NDM
Sub department:
Tropical Medicine
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Institution:
University of Oxford
Division:
MSD
Department:
NDM
Sub department:
Tropical Medicine
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Journal:
Environmental health : a global access science source
Volume:
11
Issue:
1
Pages:
72
Publication date:
2012-01-01
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1476-069X
ISSN:
1476-069X
Source identifiers:
352442
Language:
English
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pubs:352442
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uuid:37c238da-b52d-49b2-91b3-8b368b48bd66
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2012-12-19

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