Short-term air pollution exposure decreases lung function: a repeated measures study in healthy adults

@inproceedings{Panis2017ShorttermAP,
  title={Short-term air pollution exposure decreases lung function: a repeated measures study in healthy adults},
  author={Luc Int Panis and Eline B. Provost and Bianca Cox and Tijs Louwies and Michelle Laeremans and Arnout Standaert and Evi Dons and Luc Holmstock and Tim Steve Nawrot and Patrick De Boever},
  booktitle={Environmental health : a global access science source},
  year={2017}
}
BACKGROUND Daily changes in ambient concentrations of particulate matter, nitrogen oxides and ozone are associated with increased cardiopulmonary morbidity and mortality, with the lungs and their function being a vulnerable target. METHODS To evaluate the association between daily changes in air pollution and lung function in healthy adults we obtained annual lung function measurements from a routine worker health surveillance program not designed for research purposes. Forced Vital Capacity… CONTINUE READING
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