Hospital Wastewaters

Characteristics, Management, Treatment and Environmental Risks

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ISBN: 978-3-319-62177-7 (Print) 978-3-319-62178-4 (Online)

Table of contents (12 chapters)

  1. Front Matter

    Pages i-xvi

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    Pages 1-16

    Hospital Wastewater: Existing Regulations and Current Trends in Management

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    Pages 17-32

    Occurrence of Common Pollutants and Pharmaceuticals in Hospital Effluents

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    Pages 33-47

    Ecotoxicity of Hospital Wastewater

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    Pages 49-69

    Prioritization of Active Pharmaceutical Ingredients in Hospital Wastewater

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    Pages 71-100

    Occurrence and Risks of Contrast Agents, Cytostatics, and Antibiotics in Hospital Effluents

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    Pages 101-133

    Pharmaceutical Concentrations and Loads in Hospital Effluents: Is a Predictive Model or Direct Measurement the Most Accurate Approach?

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    Pages 135-152

    Contribution of Hospital Effluents to the Load of Micropollutants in WWTP Influents

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    Pages 153-169

    Lessons Learned from European Experiences and Presentation of Case Studies

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    Pages 171-188

    Hospital Wastewater Treatments Adopted in Asia, Africa, and Australia

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    Pages 189-208

    Full-Scale Plants for Dedicated Treatment of Hospital Effluents

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    Pages 209-230

    Overview on Pilot-Scale Treatments and New and Innovative Technologies for Hospital Effluent

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    Pages 231-238

    Final Remarks and Perspectives on the Management and Treatment of Hospital Effluents

  14. Back Matter

    Pages 239-243