Environmental tobacco smoke and airway obstruction in children with sickle cell anemia.

@article{Cohen2013EnvironmentalTS,
  title={Environmental tobacco smoke and airway obstruction in children with sickle cell anemia.},
  author={Robyn T Cohen and Robert C Strunk and Joshua J Field and Carol L Rosen and Fenella Jane Kirkham and Susan Redline and Janet Stocks and Mark Rodeghier and Michael R. DeBaun},
  journal={Chest},
  year={2013},
  volume={144 4},
  pages={1323-1329}
}
BACKGROUND The contribution of environmental tobacco smoke (ETS) exposure to pulmonary morbidity in children with sickle cell anemia (SCA) is poorly understood. We tested the hypothesis that children with SCA and ETS exposure would have an increased prevalence of obstructive lung disease and respiratory symptoms compared with children with SCA and no ETS exposure. METHODS Parent reports of ETS and respiratory symptom frequency were obtained for 245 children with SCA as part of a multicenter… CONTINUE READING
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