Effects of ambient particulate matter on peak expiratory flow rates and respiratory symptoms of asthmatics during Asian dust periods in Korea

@article{Park2005EffectsOA,
  title={Effects of ambient particulate matter on peak expiratory flow rates and respiratory symptoms of asthmatics during Asian dust periods in Korea},
  author={Jeong-Woong Park and Young Hee Lim and Sun Young Kyung and Chang Hyeok An and Sang Pyo Lee and Seong Hwan Jeong and Young-Su Ju},
  journal={Respirology},
  year={2005},
  volume={10}
}
Objective:  Dust generating events frequently produce ambient dust particles that are less than 10 µm in diameter, and these have been linked to adverse effects in the general population. However, the evidence linking these particles to adverse effects on the airways of asthmatic individuals is limited. The objective of this study was to investigate the possible adverse effects of Asian dust events on the respiratory functions and symptoms of subjects with bronchial asthma. 

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