publication . Thesis . 2012

Sulphur loading of respirable and inhalable dust at a platinum smelter / Swanepoel J.D.

Swanepoel, Johannes Deon.;
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  • Published: 01 Jan 2012
  • Publisher: North-West University
  • Country: Bangladesh
Abstract
The contribution that sulphur, in the form of sulphates, has on ill health is still a focal point of many a study, especially in environmental studies depicting the effects that particulate air pollution has on health. Although the implication of sulphur on particulate matter is not yet well defined, numerous studies do state that the presence of sulphur on particulate matter contributes to poor health. Sulphur adhered to dust has been associated with cardiovascular mortality and the ability to bring about pathological lung changes, which correlate with changes seen in asthma. There are currently no information regarding the possibility of sulphur loading on par...
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Medical Subject Headings: respiratory tract diseasesdigestive, oral, and skin physiologyinorganic chemicals
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