Air pollution and exacerbations of bronchitis.

  title={Air pollution and exacerbations of bronchitis.},
  author={P. J. Lawther and R. E. Waller and Mark G. Henderson},
  volume={25 5},
A simple 'diary' technique has been used in London and in other large towns to examine the relationship between daily changes in the condition of bronchitic patients and their environment. It has been shown that these changes are closely related to air pollution, as indicated by the concentrations of smoke or sulphur dioxide. There is some evidence that patients are more sensitive to the effects of pollution at the beginning than at the end of each winter. Comparative studies are now being made… CONTINUE READING


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