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The year of the lung : outdoor air pollution and lung health

Perez, Laura and Rapp, Regula and Künzli, Nino. (2010) The year of the lung : outdoor air pollution and lung health. Swiss Medical Weekly, 140. w13129.

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Abstract

With reference to the Year of the Lung, current knowledge of the respiratory effects of current ambient air pollution is reviewed. Acute respiratory effects are well established. Studies such as SAPALDIA and others now shed light on the long-term effects on chronic pathologies and on the health benefit of air quality improvements. The identification of those at highest risk and of local effects of not yet regulated traffic-related pollutants remains a research priority.
Faculties and Departments:09 Associated Institutions > Swiss Tropical and Public Health Institute (Swiss TPH) > Department of Epidemiology and Public Health (EPH) > Chronic Disease Epidemiology > Air Pollution and Health (Künzli)
03 Faculty of Medicine > Departement Public Health > Sozial- und Präventivmedizin > Air Pollution and Health (Künzli)
UniBasel Contributors:Künzli, Nino and Rapp, Regula
Item Type:Article, refereed
Article Subtype:Book Review
Publisher:EMH Schweizerischer Arzteverlag
ISSN:1424-7860
e-ISSN:1424-3997
Note:Publication type according to Uni Basel Research Database: Journal item
Language:English
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Last Modified:07 Sep 2017 10:19
Deposited On:08 Jun 2012 06:43

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