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Drug use in motor vehicle drivers presenting to an Australian, adult major trauma centre
Objectives:  To determine the drug use in injured Victorian drivers involved in motor vehicle collisions and subsequently transported to a major adult trauma centre in Victoria.
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Childhood Lung Function Predicts Adult Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease and Asthma‐Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease Overlap Syndrome
Rationale: The burden of chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) is increasing, yet there are limited data on early life risk factors. Objectives: To investigate the role of childhood lungExpand
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Childhood predictors of lung function trajectories and future COPD risk: a prospective cohort study from the first to the sixth decade of life.
BACKGROUND Lifetime lung function is related to quality of life and longevity. Over the lifespan, individuals follow different lung function trajectories. Identification of these trajectories, theirExpand
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Air Pollution and Otitis Media in Children: A Systematic Review of Literature
Young children are particularly vulnerable to otitis media (OM) which globally affects over 80% of children below the age of 3 years. Although there is convincing evidence for an association betweenExpand
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Determinants of condom use at sexual debut among young Vietnamese
Abstract Background and aims: Condom use at sexual debut is associated with subsequent condom use and with decreased risk of sexually transmitted infections. There is a dearth of data on determinantsExpand
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Childhood Respiratory Risk Factor Profiles and Middle‐Age Lung Function: A Prospective Cohort Study from the First to Sixth Decade
Rationale: Childhood risk factors for long‐term lung health often coexist and their specific patterns may affect subsequent lung function differently. Objectives: To identify childhood risk factorExpand
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Ambient wood smoke, traffic pollution and adult asthma prevalence and severity
The impact of ambient wood smoke and traffic‐related air pollution on adult asthma has not been well studied. This paper aims to investigate associations between exposure to ambient wood smoke,Expand
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Traffic related air pollution and development and persistence of asthma and low lung function.
BACKGROUND AND AIMS Traffic Related Air Pollution (TRAP) exposure is known to exacerbate existing respiratory diseases. We investigated longer term effects of TRAP exposure for individuals with orExpand
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