Apparent temperature and acute myocardial infarction hospital admissions in Copenhagen, Denmark: a case-crossover study

@inproceedings{Wichmann2012ApparentTA,
  title={Apparent temperature and acute myocardial infarction hospital admissions in Copenhagen, Denmark: a case-crossover study},
  author={Janine Wichmann and Matthias Ketzel and Thomas Ellermann and Steffen Loft},
  booktitle={Environmental health : a global access science source},
  year={2012}
}
BACKGROUND The influence of temperature on acute myocardial infarction (AMI) has not been investigated as extensively as the effects of broader outcomes of morbidity and mortality. Sixteen studies reported inconsistent results and two considered confounding by air pollution. We addressed some of the methodological limitations of the previous studies in this study. METHODS This is the first study of the association between the daily 3-hour maximum apparent temperature (Tapp(max)) and AMI… CONTINUE READING
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