Indoor air pollution and respiratory health in the elderly

@article{Bentayeb2013IndoorAP,
  title={Indoor air pollution and respiratory health in the elderly},
  author={M. Bentayeb and M. Simoni and D. Norback and S. Baldacci and S. Maio and G. Viegi and I. Annesi-Maesano},
  journal={Journal of Environmental Science and Health, Part A},
  year={2013},
  volume={48},
  pages={1783 - 1789}
}
  • M. Bentayeb, M. Simoni, +4 authors I. Annesi-Maesano
  • Published 2013
  • Medicine
  • Journal of Environmental Science and Health, Part A
  • Data on respiratory effects of indoor air pollution in elderly are scanty. The purpose of this review is to summarize current knowledge on adverse respiratory effects of indoor air pollution in individuals aged over 65 years, by presenting existing epidemiological evidence. Using MEDLINE database through PubMed, we identified relevant publications published between 1991 and 2011 in English on respiratory health effects of indoor air pollution in elderly (>65 years). A total of 61 studies were… CONTINUE READING
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