University of Nebraska Medical Center

Toxicology of Air Pollution

Toxicology is the study of poisons, specifically the adverse outcomes of chemicals within living organisms. Ultimately, toxicology strives to answer the questions of how a chemical harms a living organism and how much of the chemical is needed to elicit a toxic effect.

Upon successful compilation of this learning module, you will be able to:

  • Describe toxicology and uses of it.
  • Explain mechanisms of toxicology.
  • Discuss the toxicity of air pollutants on human health.
Format: E-Learning Module
Authors: Chandran Achutan, PhD; Karlygash Toguzbaeva, d.m.sc; Rabiga Khozhamkul, MD
Discipline: Public Health

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