Acute Effects of Air Pollutants in Asthma

  • H. Magnussen
  • R. A. Jörres
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The past few decades have generated increasing concern about the potential health risks due to air pollution. Much of the evidence regarding adverse effects of air pollutants has been derived from experimental exposures to sulphur dioxide (S02), nitrogen dioxide (N02), and ozone in healthy subjects and subjects with asthma. This short review will focus on some specific results obtained by this approach.


Respir Crit Airway Responsiveness Nitrogen Dioxide Ozone Exposure Asthmatic Subject 
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