Health Care and Environmental Contamination provides a comprehensive explanation of new and evolving topics in the field, including discussions on emissions from pharmaceutical manufacturing, disposal of medical wastes, inputs from sewerage systems, effects on aquatic organisms and wildlife, indirect effects on human health, antibiotic resistance, stewardship, and treatment.
These important issues affect the natural environment, making this first book on the topic a must have for comprehensive, broad, and up-to-date coverage of these issues.
- Written by leading global researchers, scientists, and practitioners in the field
- Provides an engaging writing style for specialists and non-specialists
- Ensures a broad balance and critical overview of topics, with unbiased information from thought leaders
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1. Environmental Contaminants and Healthcare: An Introduction
2. Environmental contamination from Health-Care Facilities
3. Fate and Behaviour of Environmental Contaminants Arising from Health-Care Provision
4. Ecotoxicological Perspectives on Health-Care and the Environment
5. Terrestrial Ecotoxicity
6. Environmental Contaminants of Health-Care Origin: Exposure and Potential Effects on Wildlife
7. Pharmaceuticals in the Environment and Human Health
8. Antibiotic and Antibiotic Resistance: Closing the Loop Between Hospitals and the Environment
9. Antimicrobial Use and Ecotoxicological Risks from Pandemics and Epidemics
10. Management of Waste from the Health-Care Sector
11. Stewardship Approaches to Reducing Health-Care Contaminants
12. Management of Environmental Contaminants from Healthcare: Sustainable Pharmacy
13. Policy, Regulations and Risk Assessment