Emergency room visits of asthmatic children, relation to air pollution, weather, and airborne allergens.

@article{Garty1998EmergencyRV,
  title={Emergency room visits of asthmatic children, relation to air pollution, weather, and airborne allergens.},
  author={Ben Zion Garty and Evsey Kosman and Eliezer Ganor and Virginie Berger and L Garty and T Wietzen and Yehezkel Waisman and Marc Mimouni and Yoav Waisel},
  journal={Annals of allergy, asthma & immunology : official publication of the American College of Allergy, Asthma, & Immunology},
  year={1998},
  volume={81 6},
  pages={563-70}
}
BACKGROUND The worldwide increase in the incidence, prevalence, and severity of asthma may suggest that environmental factors play a role in these epidemiologic changes. OBJECTIVE To examine the correlations between air pollutants, weather conditions, airborne allergens, and the incidence of emergency room (ER) visits of children with acute asthma attacks. DESIGN One-year prospective study. Data of daily concentration of air pollutants, weather conditions, and selective airborne allergens… CONTINUE READING
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