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IP International Journal of Medical Paediatrics and Oncology


Airborne environmental health hazards in children


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Author Details : Pradeep Kumar Gupta

Volume : 4, Issue : 2, Year : 2018

Article Page : 50-53


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Abstract

Air pollution both of indoor air and ambient air is an important source of morbidity and mortality in children. Children are particularly vulnerable due to longer life span so that late manifestations appear clinicallyas well as behavioural aspects like increased hand-mouth activity. Common indor pollutants are tobacco smoke, mercury moulds and allergens while ambient air pollution is mainly due to particulate matter, lead from automobiles and oxides of suphur and nitrogen.

Keywords: Air pollution- ambient and indoor air pollution, Children, Tobacco smoke, mercury, Allergens, Lead, Particulate air particles.

Doi : 10.18231/2581-4702.2018.0011

How to cite : Gupta P K, Airborne environmental health hazards in children. IP Int J Med Paediatr Oncol 2018;4(2):50-53

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