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Title Housing and asthma / Stirling Howieson.
Imprint London ; New York : Spon Press, 2005.


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Description 1 online resource (199 pages) : illustrations
Bibliog. Includes bibliographical references and index.
Note Available only to authorized UTEP users.
Print version record.
Subject Asthma -- Great Britain.
House dust mites.
Asthma -- etiology.
Air Pollution, Indoor -- adverse effects.
Environmental Exposure -- adverse effects.
Pyroglyphidae -- pathogenicity.
United Kingdom.
Great Britain.
Genre Electronic books.
Contents Book Cover; Half-Title; Title; Copyright; Dedication; Contents; Acknowledgements; Introduction; Chapter 1 The aetiology of allergy and asthma; Chapter 2 The ecology and physiology of the house dust mite; Chapter 3 The indoor environment and the house dust mite; Chapter 4 Housing and health; Chapter 5 Historical changes in domestic ventilation regimes; Chapter 6 Designing a double-blind placebo-controlled interventionist trial; Chapter 7 Key findings and discussion; Chapter 8 Scoping the confounding variables; Chapter 9 Hazardous indoor pollutants.
Summary This book outlines the remediation of existing housing stock, along with some generic design principles aimed at providing 'healthy' air change rates and suppressing indoor humidity and dust mite activity.
Other Title Print version: Howieson, Stirling. Housing and asthma. London ; New York : Spon Press, 2005 0415336457 0415336465