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Inhaled Particles Update: Advancing the Science of Particle Deposition in the Respiratory System (AIHce EXP 2015 OnDemand)

Recorded at AIHce 2015
Earn 2.5 Contact Hours

Session Arranger and Moderator: J. Volckens, Colorado State University

Aerosol hazards are pervasive in industry: organic dusts in forestry, agriculture, and food production, silica and mineral dusts in construction, and metal aerosols in refining and manufacturing constitute are just a few of the many inhalable aerosol hazards confronting the global workforce. Recently, advances in the science of aerosol measurement have allowed the development of new methods to estimate particle deposition directly in the respiratory tract. These methods cover a wide range of technologies, with applications from inhalable particles to nanoparticles, and from real-time measurements to chemical characterization. The objectives of this roundtable are to review the state of the science on aerosol deposition in the respiratory tract, to educate the occupational health community about these developments, and to provide a forum for discussion of needs and knowledge gaps surrounding this evolving science.

Presentations:
• A Brief History of Aerosol Lung Deposition
     J. Volckens, Colorado State University
• Rationale and Development of Personal Samplers for the Gas-exchange (GE) and Extra-thoracic (ET) Regions
     G. Liden, Stockholm University
• Development of a Sampler to Estimate Regional Deposition in the Human Respiratory Tract
     K. Koehler, Johns Hopkins University
• Workplace Application of the Nanoparticle Respiratory Deposition Sampler
     T. Peters, University of Iowa
• A Size-Selective Aerosol Sampler to Estimate Nasal Deposition
     D. Sleeth, University of Utah
• Real-Time Monitors for Respiratory Deposition: Prospects and Pitfalls
     C. Asbach, Institute for Energy and Environmental Technology (IUTA)

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