Effects of secondhand smoke exposure on asthma morbidity and health care utilization in children: a systematic review and meta-analysis.

@article{Wang2015EffectsOS,
  title={Effects of secondhand smoke exposure on asthma morbidity and health care utilization in children: a systematic review and meta-analysis.},
  author={Zhihong Wang and Sara M May and Suvanee Charoenlap and Regan Pyle and Nancy L Ott and Khaled Mohammed and Avni Y. Joshi},
  journal={Annals of allergy, asthma & immunology : official publication of the American College of Allergy, Asthma, & Immunology},
  year={2015},
  volume={115 5},
  pages={396-401.e2}
}
BACKGROUND Secondhand smoke (SHS) exposure can trigger asthma exacerbations in children. Different studies have linked increased asthma symptoms, health care use, and deaths in children exposed to SHS, but the risk has not been quantified uniformly across studies. OBJECTIVE To perform a systematic review and meta-analysis to evaluate and quantify asthma severity and health care use from SHS exposure in children. METHODS A systematic review was undertaken to assess the association between… CONTINUE READING
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