Urban air pollution and emergency admissions for cerebrovascular diseases in Taipei, Taiwan.

@article{Chan2006UrbanAP,
  title={Urban air pollution and emergency admissions for cerebrovascular diseases in Taipei, Taiwan.},
  author={Chang-Chuan Chan and Kai-Jen Chuang and Lung-Chang Chien and W. -J. Chen and Wei-Tien Chang},
  journal={European heart journal},
  year={2006},
  volume={27 10},
  pages={1238-44}
}
AIMS This study was designed to evaluate the association between urban air pollutants and emergency admissions for cerebrovascular diseases. METHODS AND RESULTS Daily emergency admissions for cerebrovascular diseases (ICD-9-CM, 430-437) to the National Taiwan University Hospital were regressed against daily concentrations of carbon monoxide (CO), nitrogen dioxide (NO(2)), sulphur dioxide (SO(2)), ozone (O(3)), and particulate matters with aerodynamic diameter <2.5 (PM(2.5)) and 10 microm (PM… CONTINUE READING
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