Revisiting a population-dynamic model of air pollution and daily mortality of the elderly in Philadelphia.

@article{Murray2010RevisitingAP,
  title={Revisiting a population-dynamic model of air pollution and daily mortality of the elderly in Philadelphia.},
  author={Christian J. Murray and Frederick W. Lipfert},
  journal={Journal of the Air & Waste Management Association},
  year={2010},
  volume={60 5},
  pages={611-28}
}
Epidemiological studies find that elderly, susceptible, and previously impaired individuals are more sensitive to transient air pollution exposures than healthy persons. However, any associated changes in life expectancy remain largely unresolved. Murray and Nelson published a model of daily mortality and air pollution that addresses mortality displacement or harvesting by directly considering population dynamics on the basis of the assumption that a period of illness or frailty precedes most… CONTINUE READING