Air pollution and emergency department visits for cardiac and respiratory conditions: a multi-city time-series analysis

@inproceedings{Stieb2009AirPA,
  title={Air pollution and emergency department visits for cardiac and respiratory conditions: a multi-city time-series analysis},
  author={David M. Stieb and Mieczysław Szyszkowicz and Brian H. Rowe and Judith A Leech},
  booktitle={Environmental health : a global access science source},
  year={2009}
}
BACKGROUND Relatively few studies have been conducted of the association between air pollution and emergency department (ED) visits, and most of these have been based on a small number of visits, for a limited number of health conditions and pollutants, and only daily measures of exposure and response. METHODS A time-series analysis was conducted on nearly 400,000 ED visits to 14 hospitals in seven Canadian cities during the 1990 s and early 2000s. Associations were examined between carbon… CONTINUE READING

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