Jun Guan

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BACKGROUND Exposure to air pollution has been linked to the exacerbation of respiratory diseases. The Air Quality Health Index (AQHI), developed in Canada, is a new health risk scale for reporting air quality and advising risk reduction actions. OBJECTIVE We used the AQHI to estimate the impact of air quality on asthma morbidity, adjusting for potential(More)
Keywords: Cabin air quality In-flight sampling Volatile organic compounds (VOCs) Detection rate Impact factor Qualitative analysis a b s t r a c t To better understand the overall VOC species and levels and their key influencing factors in aircraft cabin, we conducted in-flight measurements in 107 commercial flights from August 2010 to August 2012. These(More)
INTRODUCTION Care giving for children with chronic diseases can lead to financial strain and compromised family well being. Little is known about whether these stresses lead to changes in residential movement patterns as they relate to income adequacy and proximity to care. METHODS We compared the residential movement patterns and associated changes in(More)
—The code comparison technology plays an important role in the fields of software security protection and plagiarism detection. Nowadays, there are mainly FIVE approaches of plagiarism detection, file-attribute-based, text-based, token-based, syntax-based and semantic-based. The prior three approaches have their own limitations, while the technique based on(More)
This paper analyzed the spreading effect of industrial sectors with complex network model under perspective of econophysics. Input-output analysis, as an important research tool, focuses more on static analysis. However, the fundamental aim of industry analysis is to figure out how interaction between different industries makes impacts on economic(More)
OBJECTIVE To develop person-centered episodes of care (PCE) for community-dwelling individuals in the top fifth percentile of Ontario health care expenditures in order to: (1) describe the main clinical groupings for spending; and (2) identify patterns of spending by health sector (e.g. acute care, home care, physician billings) within and across PCE. (More)
BACKGROUND Periostin, an extracellular matrix protein, plays a significant role in adverse cardiac remodeling. However, no report has documented the function of periostin in left ventricular remodeling of streptozototin (STZ)-induced diabetic rats. The aim of the present study was to observe the expression of periostin in Wistar rat's myocardium of diabetic(More)