Burn Pit Emissions Exposure and Respiratory and Cardiovascular Conditions Among Airborne Hazards and Open Burn Pit Registry Participants.

@article{Liu2016BurnPE,
  title={Burn Pit Emissions Exposure and Respiratory and Cardiovascular Conditions Among Airborne Hazards and Open Burn Pit Registry Participants.},
  author={Jason J. Liu and Nicholas Lezama and Joseph Gasper and Jennifer H. Kawata and Sybil Morley and Drew A Helmer and Paul Ciminera},
  journal={Journal of occupational and environmental medicine},
  year={2016},
  volume={58 7},
  pages={
          e249-55
        }
}
OBJECTIVE The aim of this study was to determine how burn pit emissions exposure is associated with the incidence of respiratory and cardiovascular conditions. METHODS We examined the associations between assumed geographic and self-reported burn pit emissions exposure and respiratory and cardiovascular outcomes in participants of the Airborne Hazards and Open Burn Pit Registry. RESULTS We found significant dose-response associations for higher risk of self-reported emphysema, chronic… CONTINUE READING

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