Environmental tobacco smoke exposure and risk of allergic sensitisation in children: a systematic review and meta-analysis

@article{Feleszko2014EnvironmentalTS,
  title={Environmental tobacco smoke exposure and risk of allergic sensitisation in children: a systematic review and meta-analysis},
  author={W. Feleszko and M. Ruszczyński and Joanna Jaworska and Agnieszka Strzelak and B. Zalewski and M. Kulus},
  journal={Archives of Disease in Childhood},
  year={2014},
  volume={99},
  pages={985 - 992}
}
  • W. Feleszko, M. Ruszczyński, +3 authors M. Kulus
  • Published 2014
  • Medicine
  • Archives of Disease in Childhood
  • Background Environmental tobacco smoke (ETS) exposure in children is linked with the development of allergic asthma. However, its influence on allergic sensitisation in children has not been conclusively determined. Objective To systematically review existing evidence of ETS exposure's impact on markers of allergic sensitisation in children. Methods CENTRAL, MEDLINE and EMBASE databases were searched. Included studies assessed following markers of atopic sensitisation: total immunoglobulin E… CONTINUE READING
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