Effects of improved home heating on asthma in community dwelling children: randomised controlled trial

@article{HowdenChapman2008EffectsOI,
  title={Effects of improved home heating on asthma in community dwelling children: randomised controlled trial},
  author={Philippa Howden-Chapman and Nevil Pierse and Sarah Nicholls and Julie Gillespie-Bennett and Helen Viggers and Malcolm Cunningham and Robyn Anne Phipps and Mikael Boulic and P{\"a}r Fj{\"a}llstr{\"o}m and Sarah Free and Ralph Chapman and Bob Lloyd and Kristin Wickens and David Shields and Michael G. Baker and Chris W Cunningham and Alistair Woodward and Chris Bullen and Julian Crane},
  journal={BMJ : British Medical Journal},
  year={2008},
  volume={337}
}
OBJECTIVE To assess whether non-polluting, more effective home heating (heat pump, wood pellet burner, flued gas) has a positive effect on the health of children with asthma. DESIGN Randomised controlled trial. SETTING Households in five communities in New Zealand. PARTICIPANTS 409 children aged 6-12 years with doctor diagnosed asthma. INTERVENTIONS… CONTINUE READING