The impact of prenatal exposure to air pollution on childhood wheezing and asthma: A systematic review

  title={The impact of prenatal exposure to air pollution on childhood wheezing and asthma: A systematic review},
  author={Zhang He-hua and Chang Qing and Gao Shanyan and Wu Qi-jun and Zhao Yu-hong},
  journal={Environmental Research},
  • Zhang He-hua, Chang Qing, +2 authors Zhao Yu-hong
  • Published 2017
  • Medicine
  • Environmental Research
  • Background and objectives: There has been no clear consensus about whether prenatal exposure to air pollution contributes to the development of wheezing and asthma in children. We conducted a systematic review to analyze the association between exposure to different pollutants during pregnancy and the development of childhood wheezing and asthma. Methods: We systematically reviewed epidemiological studies published through June 6, 2017 available in the MEDLINE and Web of Science databases. We… CONTINUE READING
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