Ambient air pollution and cardiovascular emergency department visits in potentially sensitive groups.

@article{Peel2007AmbientAP,
  title={Ambient air pollution and cardiovascular emergency department visits in potentially sensitive groups.},
  author={Jennifer L. Peel and Kristi Busico Metzger and Mitchel Klein and W. Dana Flanders and James A. Mulholland and Paige E. Tolbert},
  journal={American journal of epidemiology},
  year={2007},
  volume={165 6},
  pages={625-33}
}
Limited evidence suggests that persons with conditions such as diabetes, hypertension, congestive heart failure, and respiratory conditions may be at increased risk of adverse cardiovascular morbidity and mortality associated with ambient air pollution. The authors collected data on over 4 million emergency department visits from 31 hospitals in Atlanta, Georgia, between January 1993 and August 2000. Visits for cardiovascular disease were examined in relation to levels of ambient pollutants by… CONTINUE READING

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