Air pollution and hospital admissions for ischemic and hemorrhagic stroke among medicare beneficiaries.

@article{Wellenius2005AirPA,
  title={Air pollution and hospital admissions for ischemic and hemorrhagic stroke among medicare beneficiaries.},
  author={Gregory A. Wellenius and Joel Schwartz and Murray A. Mittleman},
  journal={Stroke},
  year={2005},
  volume={36 12},
  pages={2549-53}
}
BACKGROUND AND PURPOSE The association between short-term elevations in ambient air particles and increased cardiovascular morbidity and mortality is well documented. Ambient particles may similarly increase the risk of stroke. METHODS We evaluated the association between daily levels of respirable particulate matter (aerodynamic diameter < or =10 microm, PM10) and hospital admission for ischemic and hemorrhagic stroke among Medicare recipients (age > or =65 years) in 9 US cities using a 2… CONTINUE READING
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