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Title Fluoride in drinking water : status, issues and solutions / A.K. Gupta and S. Ayoob.
Imprint Boca Raton : Taylor & Francis, a CRC title, part of the Taylor & Francis imprint, a member of the Taylor & Francis Group, the academic division of T & F Informa, plc, [2016]
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Description 1 online resource
Bibliog. Includes bibliographical references and index.
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Subject Fluorides -- Environmental aspects.
Fluorides -- Toxicology.
Water -- Purification.
Water -- Fluoridation -- Environmental aspects.
Water -- Fluoridation -- Health aspects.
Contents 1. Fluoride in drinking water : a global perspective -- 2. Scenario of fluoride pollution -- 3. Dental fluorosis -- 4. Skeletal fluorosis -- 5. Stress effects of fluoride on humans -- 6. Fluoride in the environment and its toxicological effects -- 7. Defluoridation techniques : an overview -- 8. Adsorptive removal of fluoride : a case study.
Summary Explore the Health Effects of Fluoride Pollution Fluoride in Drinking Water: Status, Issues, and Solutions establishes the negative impacts of naturally occurring fluoride on human health and considers the depth and scope of fluoride pollution on an international scale. The book discusses current global water quality and fluoride-related issues and draws overall awareness to the problems associated with fluoride in drinking water. Utilizing recent scientific studies to examine the current status of fluoride pollution, it provides a fundamental understanding of fluorosis, describes health problems associated with fluorosis, and discusses viable scientific solutions. The book places special emphasis on India, Africa, China, and other countries deeply affected by fluoride pollution. A single, comprehensive source covering health issues related to fluoride and its effect on humans, this book: Compiles information from scientific literature on the state of fluoride pollution Characterizes the human impacts of fluorosis Provides a comparative evaluation of technologies used for defluoridation Gives a comprehensive account of human health effects with appropriate scientific descriptions and photographs Includes detailed descriptions on the geochemistry of fluoride entry into groundwater aquifers Presents a case study that deals with the successful removal of fluoride from drinking water A vital resource for environmental and public health officials as well as academic researchers in the area, Fluoride in Drinking Water: Status, Issues, and Solutions covers human health issues associated with fluoride-rich water and describes relevant techniques for defluoridation that can be used to overcome the stress, issues, and challenges of natural fluoride in drinking water.
Other Author Ayoob, S., author.
Other Title Print version: Gupta, A.K. (Ashok Kumar). Fluoride in drinking water. Boca Raton : Taylor & Francis, a CRC title, part of the Taylor & Francis imprint, a member of the Taylor & Francis Group, the academic division of T & F Informa, plc, [2016] 9781498756525