Myocardial infarction in Swedish subway drivers.

  title={Myocardial infarction in Swedish subway drivers.},
  author={Carolina Bigert and Kristina Klerdal and Niklas Hammar and Per Gustavsson},
  journal={Scandinavian journal of work, environment & health},
  volume={33 4},
OBJECTIVES Particulate matter in urban air is associated with the risk of myocardial infarction in the general population. Very high levels of airborne particles have been detected in the subway system of Stockholm, as well as in several other large cities. This situation has caused concern for negative health effects among subway staff. The aim of this study was to investigate whether there is an increased incidence of myocardial infarction among subway drivers. METHODS Data from a… CONTINUE READING

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