Asthma aggravation, combustion, and stagnant air.

  title={Asthma aggravation, combustion, and stagnant air.},
  author={Gary C Norris and Timothy V. Larson and Jane Q. Koenig and Candis S. Claiborn and L. Sheppard and Daniel M. Finn},
  volume={55 6},
BACKGROUND The relationship between current concentrations of ambient air pollution and adverse health effects is controversial. We report a meteorological index of air stagnation that is associated with daily visits to the emergency department for asthma in two urban areas. METHODS Data on daily values of a stagnation persistence index and visits to the emergency department for asthma were collected for approximately two years in Spokane, Washington, USA and for 15 months in Seattle… CONTINUE READING

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