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Poland health system review.
Since the successful transition to a freely elected parliament and a market economy after 1989, Poland is now a stable democracy and is well represented within political and economic organizations inExpand
Small area variations in ambient NO2 concentrations in four European areas
Abstract Spatial variations in urban air pollution are of considerable significance both because of the growing evidence for associations between exposure and human health and because of theExpand
Indirect population impact of universal PCV7 vaccination of children in a 2 + 1 schedule on the incidence of pneumonia morbidity in Kielce, Poland
The aim of this study was an analysis of the population effects of a seven-valent pneumococcal conjugate vaccine (PCV7) on pneumonia incidence rates in the 5-year follow-up period after theExpand
Outdoor sulphur dioxide and respiratory symptoms in Czech and Polish school children: a small-area study (SAVIAH)
Objectives: Air pollution has been linked to respiratory outcomes but controversy persists about its long-term effects. We used a novel technique to estimate the outdoor concentrations of sulphurExpand
Effects of ammonia and hepatic failure on the net efflux of endogenous glutamate, aspartate and taurine from rat cerebrocortical slices: modulation by elevated K+ concentrations
Cerebrocortical minislices derived from control rats ("control slices") and from rats with thioacetamide (TAA)-induced hepatic failure showing moderate hyperammonemia and symptoms of hepaticExpand
Effects of ammonia in vitro on endogenous taurine efflux and cell volume in rat cerebrocortical minislices: influence of inhibitors of volume-sensitive amino acid transport
Rat cerebrocortical minislices were incubated with physiological saline in the absence or presence of 5 mM ammonium acetate ("ammonia") and/or inhibitors of osmosensitive amino acid transport: 50Expand
Risk Factors Indoors and Prevalences of Childhood Respiratory Health in Four Countries in Western and Central Europe
Abstract The prevalence of respiratory symptoms and risk factors were gathered in four study centres in Western and Central Europe as part of an EU-funded multi-centre study addressing the use ofExpand
A study of the self-perception of being overweight in adult inhabitants of Cracow.
The self-assessment of body weight (normal vs overweight) reported in an interview in a group of 783 men and 1085 women aged 32-83, was compared with weight and height measurements taken a few daysExpand
Hospital Morbidity Database for Epidemiological Studies on Churg-Strauss Syndrome.
Churg-Strauss syndrome or more accurately eosinophilic granulomatosis with polyangiitis (EGPA) is a small-vessel necrotizing vasculitis with a characteristic late-onset allergic rhinitis and asthma.Expand