Respiratory effects of air pollutants: experimental studies in humans.

  title={Respiratory effects of air pollutants: experimental studies in humans.},
  author={Thomas Sandstr{\"o}m},
  journal={The European respiratory journal},
  volume={8 6},
Epidemiological and environmental chamber studies in man, and toxicological studies in animals, have provided valuable insights into the biological effects, the mechanisms of action, and the dose-response characteristics of some major air pollutants. This review describes the information currently available on air pollutant effects in man, as the result of experimental studies. There are certain advantages, as well as some limitations, in human chamber exposure studies, but if carefully… CONTINUE READING