Association between exhaled nitric oxide, ambient air pollution and respiratory health in school children.

@article{Fischer2002AssociationBE,
  title={Association between exhaled nitric oxide, ambient air pollution and respiratory health in school children.},
  author={Paul H. Fischer and Peter A. Steerenberg and J D Snelder and Henk van Loveren and Jan G. C. van Amsterdam},
  journal={International archives of occupational and environmental health},
  year={2002},
  volume={75 5},
  pages={348-53}
}
OBJECTIVES The aim of the study was to investigate whether the level of exhaled nitric oxide (eNO) provides a more sensitive measure to assess adverse pulmonary effects of air pollution than conventional lung function indices. METHOD The non-selected cohort studied consisted of 68 children (aged 10-11 years) living in an urban environment. For 7 weeks respiratory complaints were reported daily by these children in a diary, and lung function measures and eNO levels were determined in the… CONTINUE READING