Air pollution and doctors' house calls for respiratory diseases in the Greater Paris area (2000-3).

@article{Chardon2007AirPA,
  title={Air pollution and doctors' house calls for respiratory diseases in the Greater Paris area (2000-3).},
  author={Beno{\^i}t Chardon and Agn{\'e}s Lefranc and Denis O Granados and Isabelle M. Gremy},
  journal={Occupational and environmental medicine},
  year={2007},
  volume={64 5},
  pages={320-4}
}
This study describes the short-term relationships between the daily levels of PM10, PM2.5, NO2 and the number of doctors' house calls for asthma, upper respiratory diseases (URD) and lower respiratory diseases (LRD) in Greater Paris for the years 2000-3. Doctors' house calls are a relevant health indicator for the study of short-term health effects of air pollution. Indeed, it is potentially more sensitive than indicators such as general hospital admissions due to the severity of diseases… CONTINUE READING