Indoor and outdoor pollutants and the upper respiratory tract.

@article{Koenig1988IndoorAO,
  title={Indoor and outdoor pollutants and the upper respiratory tract.},
  author={Jane Q. Koenig},
  journal={The Journal of allergy and clinical immunology},
  year={1988},
  volume={81 5 Pt 2},
  pages={1055-9}
}
  • Jane Q. Koenig
  • Published 1988 in The Journal of allergy and clinical immunology
The health effects of both indoor and outdoor air pollutants are of increasing concern. The health effects of outdoor air pollutants traditionally have been assessed through measurements of lower respiratory tract changes. However, it has been shown that one outdoor air pollutant, sulfur dioxide, decreases nasal mucus flow and increases nasal airway resistance. Along with cigarette smoke, indoor air pollutants such as formaldehyde, cadmium, and ammonium or sulfate ions have been shown to alter… CONTINUE READING