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Indoor air quality in homes of patients with chronic obstructive pulmonary disease.

Abstract:

RATIONALE: Outdoor air quality is associated with respiratory morbidity and mortality. Less is known of the relationship of indoor air quality to respiratory health of groups vulnerable to outdoor air, such as those with chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD). OBJECTIVES: To investigate among patients with COPD the association of health status with indoor air quality in their homes. METHODS: Observational study of indoor environmental characteristics of homes of 148 patients with sever...

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10.1164/rccm.200605-589oc

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Douglas, JG More by this author
Reglitz, K More by this author
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Journal:
American journal of respiratory and critical care medicine
Volume:
176
Issue:
5
Pages:
465-472
Publication date:
2007-09-05
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EISSN:
1535-4970
ISSN:
1073-449X
URN:
uuid:9a8ad24a-a67d-4335-ba15-801ad1695eb1
Source identifiers:
4313
Local pid:
pubs:4313

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