Immediate effects of particulate air pollutants on heart rate and respiratory rate in hypertensive rats

Abstract

Time-series studies have shown that the lag time between elevated particulate air pollution (PM) and increases in cardiovascular-related hospital admissions and death is very short-1 d or less. If PM does cause serious cardiovascular effects shortly after exposure, one would expect to see some physiological change during exposure. In this study… (More)
DOI: 10.1385/CT:2:4:245

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