A review of indoor air pollution and health problems from the viewpoint of environmental hygiene

Focusing on the studies of indoor air environment in japan compared to those of foreign countries

Koichi Harada, Asako Hasegawa, Chan Nian Wei, Keiko Minamoto, Noguchi Yukari, Kunio Hara, Osamu Matsushita, Kosuke Noda, Atsushi Ueda

研究成果: ジャーナルへの寄稿評論記事

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Excessive indoor air pollution can cause sick building syndrome (SBS), cases of which still occur in Japanese homes despite strict regulations on the value of indoor chemical substances established by the Ministry of Health Labour and Welfare. Idiopathic environmental intolerance (IEI), so-called multi-chemical sensitivity (MCS) has become another issue because it is caused by an extreme low concentration of chemical substances. These problems are discussed from the viewpoint of environmental hygiene in the present study. First, indoor air quality and its adverse effect on health is reviewed according to the history of sick buildings. Next, the factors concerning indoor air quality are indicated, and then measures to combat these problems are considered to improve the indoor environment. No ideal solution has been found: however, we summarize important knowledge on research to regain patient health as a result SBS and MCS.

元の言語英語
ページ(範囲)488-501
ページ数14
ジャーナルJournal of Health Science
56
発行部数5
DOI
出版物ステータス出版済み - 1 1 2010

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Indoor air pollution
Indoor Air Pollution
Sick Building Syndrome
Medical problems
Hygiene
Japan
Air
Health
Multiple Chemical Sensitivity
Air quality
Regain
History
Personnel
Research

All Science Journal Classification (ASJC) codes

  • Toxicology
  • Health, Toxicology and Mutagenesis

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A review of indoor air pollution and health problems from the viewpoint of environmental hygiene : Focusing on the studies of indoor air environment in japan compared to those of foreign countries. / Harada, Koichi; Hasegawa, Asako; Wei, Chan Nian; Minamoto, Keiko; Yukari, Noguchi; Hara, Kunio; Matsushita, Osamu; Noda, Kosuke; Ueda, Atsushi.

:: Journal of Health Science, 巻 56, 番号 5, 01.01.2010, p. 488-501.

研究成果: ジャーナルへの寄稿評論記事

Harada, Koichi ; Hasegawa, Asako ; Wei, Chan Nian ; Minamoto, Keiko ; Yukari, Noguchi ; Hara, Kunio ; Matsushita, Osamu ; Noda, Kosuke ; Ueda, Atsushi. / A review of indoor air pollution and health problems from the viewpoint of environmental hygiene : Focusing on the studies of indoor air environment in japan compared to those of foreign countries. :: Journal of Health Science. 2010 ; 巻 56, 番号 5. pp. 488-501.
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