Effect of Smoking on Erythrocyte Sedimentation Rate ( ESR ) and Lipid Profile in Adults

  title={Effect of Smoking on Erythrocyte Sedimentation Rate ( ESR ) and Lipid Profile in Adults},
  author={GHAZANFAR ALI SIRHINDI and Syed Shahid Ali},
Objective: The study was designed to find out changes in ESR and serum lipid profile in adult smokers and non-smokers and risk of development of atherosclerosis. Study Design: It is a comparative and non-interventional study. Study Period: 1st October to 31st October, 2005 Setting: Study was carried out in Department of Pathology, PGMI, Lahore. Subjects and Methods: A total of 100 males of adult age (18-65 years) were selected, out of which 50 were smokers and 50 were non-smokers. ESR was done… CONTINUE READING

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