The Life Cycle of Pharmaceuticals in the Environment

Written By B.M. Peake
The Life Cycle of Pharmaceuticals in the Environment
  • Publsiher : Elsevier
  • Release : 13 November 2015
  • ISBN : 190881845X
  • Pages : 268 pages
  • Rating : 4/5 from 21 reviews
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Read or download book entitled The Life Cycle of Pharmaceuticals in the Environment written by B.M. Peake which was release on 13 November 2015, this book published by Elsevier. Available in PDF, EPUB and Kindle Format. Book excerpt: The Life-Cycle of Pharmaceuticals in the Environment identifies pathways of entry of pharmaceuticals into the environment, beginning with the role of global prescribing and disposal practices. The book then discusses typical levels of common pharmaceuticals and how they can be determined in natural waters such as raw and treated sewage, and in potable water. In addition, sections examine methods currently available to degrade pharmaceuticals in natural waters and some of their ecotoxicological impacts, along with future considerations and the growing concept of product stewardship. Encompasses the full lifecycle of common pharmaceuticals, from prescription and dispensing practices to their occurrence in a range of different types of natural waters and their environmental impact Explores the role of the healthcare system and its affect on users Beneficial for environmental engineers involved in the design and operation of appropriate degradation technologies of the pharmaceutical prescription and disposal practices

The Life Cycle of Pharmaceuticals in the Environment

The Life Cycle of Pharmaceuticals in the Environment
  • Author : B.M. Peake,R. Braund,Alfred Tong,Louis A Tremblay
  • Publisher : Elsevier
  • Release Date : 2015-11-13
  • Total pages : 268
  • ISBN : 190881845X
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Summary : The Life-Cycle of Pharmaceuticals in the Environment identifies pathways of entry of pharmaceuticals into the environment, beginning with the role of global prescribing and disposal practices. The book then discusses typical levels of common pharmaceuticals and how they can be determined in natural waters such as raw and treated sewage, ...

Pharmaceuticals in the Environment

Pharmaceuticals in the Environment
  • Author : Klaus Kümmerer
  • Publisher : Springer Science & Business Media
  • Release Date : 2013-03-09
  • Total pages : 527
  • ISBN : 190881845X
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Summary : Following the success of the first edition, this pioneering study of pharmaceuticals in the environment has been updated and greatly extended. It includes the status of research on pharmaceuticals in soil, with attention to terrestrial and aquatic environments as well as new substance categories such as tetracylines and chinolones and ...

Ecopharmacovigilance

Ecopharmacovigilance
  • Author : Leobardo Manuel Gómez-Oliván
  • Publisher : Springer
  • Release Date : 2018-06-28
  • Total pages : 271
  • ISBN : 190881845X
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Summary : The indiscriminate use of medications and their inadequate disposal have resulted in them being released into the environment via municipal, hospital and industrial discharges. This volume critically examines the presence of pharmaceuticals in aquatic ecosystems, the hazards they entail, and how to minimize their impact on the environment. The topics ...

Pharmaceuticals in the Environment

Pharmaceuticals in the Environment
  • Author : R E Hester,R M Harrison
  • Publisher : Royal Society of Chemistry
  • Release Date : 2015-08-27
  • Total pages : 294
  • ISBN : 190881845X
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Summary : Medicines play an important role in the treatment and prevention of disease in humans and animals, but residues from these medicines can be released into the environment through a number of routes during their manufacture, use and disposal. It is only recently that the potential environmental impacts of this exposure ...

Pharmaceutical Residues in Freshwater Hazards and Policy Responses

Pharmaceutical Residues in Freshwater  Hazards and Policy Responses
  • Author : Organisation for Economic Co-Operation and Development (OECD)
  • Publisher : IWA Publishing
  • Release Date : 2020-07-15
  • Total pages : 136
  • ISBN : 190881845X
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Summary : This report calls for a better understanding of the effects of pharmaceutical residues in the environment, greater international collaboration and accountability distribution, and policy actions to prevent and remedy emerging concerns. Laboratory and field tests show traces of oral contraceptives causing the feminisation of fish and amphibians, and residues of ...

OECD Studies on Water Pharmaceutical Residues in Freshwater Hazards and Policy Responses

OECD Studies on Water Pharmaceutical Residues in Freshwater Hazards and Policy Responses
  • Author : OECD
  • Publisher : OECD Publishing
  • Release Date : 2019-11-13
  • Total pages : 136
  • ISBN : 190881845X
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Summary : This report calls for a better understanding of the effects of pharmaceutical residues in the environment, greater international collaboration and accountability distribution, and policy actions to prevent and remedy emerging concerns. Laboratory and field tests show traces of oral contraceptives causing the feminisation of fish and amphibians, and residues of ...

Life Cycle Assessment of Wastewater Treatment

Life Cycle Assessment of Wastewater Treatment
  • Author : Mu. Naushad
  • Publisher : CRC Press
  • Release Date : 2018-03-15
  • Total pages : 306
  • ISBN : 190881845X
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Summary : Life Cycle Assessment of Wastewater Treatment addresses in detail the required in-depth life cycle assessment of wastewater treatment. This is to meet the special demands placed upon wastewater treatment processes, due to both the limited quantity and often low quality of water supplies. Wastewater management clearly plays a central role ...

Management of Pharmaceutical Household Waste Limiting Environmental Impacts of Unused or Expired Medicine

Management of Pharmaceutical Household Waste Limiting Environmental Impacts of Unused or Expired Medicine
  • Author : OECD
  • Publisher : OECD Publishing
  • Release Date : 2022-05-10
  • Total pages : 56
  • ISBN : 190881845X
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Summary : Pharmaceutical household waste from expired or unused medicine does not only offer zero therapeutic benefit, but also contributes to environmental pollution when disposed of via improper routes. Medicines discarded in sinks and flushed down toilets enter sewage waters and, if not filtered out, leak into aquatic systems....

Nanoscience and Biotechnology for Environmental Applications

Nanoscience and Biotechnology for Environmental Applications
  • Author : K M Gothandam,Shivendu Ranjan,Nandita Dasgupta,Eric Lichtfouse
  • Publisher : Springer
  • Release Date : 2019-02-05
  • Total pages : 264
  • ISBN : 190881845X
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Summary : This book presents the complete guide for readers to understand the applications, and pros and cons of nanotechnology applications in environmental remediation, although there are few critical reviews and textbooks available on environmental biotechnology. Water pollution has become one of the biggest concerns of the world. After the industrialisation and ...

Pharmaceutical Lifecycle Management

Pharmaceutical Lifecycle Management
  • Author : Tony Ellery,Neal Hansen
  • Publisher : John Wiley & Sons
  • Release Date : 2012-04-16
  • Total pages : 412
  • ISBN : 190881845X
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Summary : A comprehensive guide to optimizing the lifecycle management of pharmaceutical brands The mounting challenges posed by cost containment policies and the prevalence of generic alternatives make optimizing the lifecycle management (LCM) of brand drugs essential for pharmaceutical companies looking to maximize the value of their products. Demonstrating how different measures ...

Environmental Life Cycle Analysis

Environmental Life Cycle Analysis
  • Author : David F. Ciambrone
  • Publisher : CRC Press
  • Release Date : 1997-08-11
  • Total pages : 160
  • ISBN : 190881845X
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Summary : The trend in industry and with the EPA is to prevent wastes before they are created instead of treating or disposing of them later. This book assists design/systems engineers and managers in designing or changing a product or set of processes in order to minimize the negative impact on ...

Environmental Health Perspectives

Environmental Health Perspectives
  • Author : Anonim
  • Publisher : Unknown
  • Release Date : 1993
  • Total pages : 212
  • ISBN : 190881845X
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Summary : Download or read online Environmental Health Perspectives written by , published by which was released on 1993. Get Environmental Health Perspectives Books now! Available in PDF, ePub and Kindle....

Wood in Our Future The Role of Life Cycle Analysis

Wood in Our Future  The Role of Life Cycle Analysis
  • Author : Board on Agriculture,National Research Council
  • Publisher : National Academies Press
  • Release Date : 1997-05-12
  • Total pages : 121
  • ISBN : 190881845X
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Summary : The United States produces 25% of the world's wood output, and wood supports a major segment of the U.S. industrial base. Trees provide fiber, resins, oils, pulp, food, paper, pharmaceuticals, fuel, many products used in home construction, and numerous other products. The use of wood as a raw material must ...

Analysis Removal Effects and Risk of Pharmaceuticals in the Water Cycle

Analysis  Removal  Effects and Risk of Pharmaceuticals in the Water Cycle
  • Author : Anonim
  • Publisher : Newnes
  • Release Date : 2013-11-26
  • Total pages : 600
  • ISBN : 190881845X
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Summary : Analysis, Removal, Effects and Risk of Pharmaceuticals in the Water Cycle provides an overview of the current analytical methods for trace determination of pharmaceuticals in environmental samples. The book also reviews the fate and occurrence of pharmaceuticals in the water cycle for their elimination in wastewater and drinking water treatment, ...

Green and Sustainable Pharmacy

Green and Sustainable Pharmacy
  • Author : Klaus Kümmerer,Maximilian Hempel
  • Publisher : Springer Science & Business Media
  • Release Date : 2010-06-16
  • Total pages : 313
  • ISBN : 190881845X
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Summary : Within recent years pharmaceuticals have come into focus as contaminants of the environment (see for example Kümmerer, K. editor: Pharmaceuticals in the Environment). At the same time the issue of sustainable chemistry gained momentum. Bringing both together would result in sustainable pharmacy. Sustainable pharmacy is a totally new issue ...