Association of severe asthma attacks with weather, pollen, and air pollutants.

@article{Rossi1993AssociationOS,
  title={Association of severe asthma attacks with weather, pollen, and air pollutants.},
  author={Ottorino Rossi and Vuokko L. Kinnula and Juha Tienari and E. Huhti},
  journal={Thorax},
  year={1993},
  volume={48 3},
  pages={244-8}
}
BACKGROUND The association between exacerbations of asthma and weather or air pollution is not well understood. The relationships between visits to the emergency room for asthma attacks and the meteorological, aerobiological, and chemical characteristics of the outdoor air have been evaluated. METHODS The number of daily attendances for asthma attacks at the emergency room of Oulu University Central Hospital was recorded over one year together with daily meteorological readings (temperature… CONTINUE READING