Biometeorological triggers in childhood asthma

@article{Khot1988BiometeorologicalTI,
  title={Biometeorological triggers in childhood asthma},
  author={A Khot and Robert Burn and Nerrida Evans and Warren Lenney and Joanne Storr},
  journal={Clinical \& Experimental Allergy},
  year={1988},
  volume={18}
}
  • A. KhotR. Burn J. Storr
  • Published 1 July 1988
  • Environmental Science
  • Clinical & Experimental Allergy
The relationship between child asthma admissions and biometeorological factors was investigated over a 16‐month period. No relationship was found with many commonly suspected precipitants such as temperature, humidity and wind. There was however a strong association with rainfall (P<<0.001). Associations occurred with low barometric pressure and counts of coloured basidiospores and green algae, but no significant relationship was found with grass pollen. 

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