Outdoor Air Pollution and Emergency Department Visits for Asthma Among Children and Adults: A Case-crossover Study in Northern Alberta

TitleOutdoor Air Pollution and Emergency Department Visits for Asthma Among Children and Adults: A Case-crossover Study in Northern Alberta
Publication TypeJournal Article
Year of Publication2007
AuthorsVilleneuve PJ, Chen L, Rowe BH, Coates F
JournalEnvironmental Health
Volume6
Issue1
Date Published2007/12/24/
ISBN Number1476-069X
Call Number89
KeywordsAir quality, Communities, Environment, Health
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Recent studies have observed positive associations between outdoor air pollution and emergency department (ED) visits for asthma. However, few have examined the possible confounding influence of aeroallergens, or reported findings among very young children.PMID: 18157917

URLhttp://www.ehjournal.net/content/6/1/40/abstract