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A major outbreak of asthma associated with a thunderstorm: Experience of accident and emergency departments and patients' characteristics

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Objective - To investigate the time course of an epidemic of asthma after a thunderstorm, characteristics of patients affected, and the demand on emergency medical resources. Design - Study of registers and records in accident and emergency departments and questionnaire to staff Setting - London area. Subjects - All patients presenting at 12 accident and emergency departments with asthma or other airways disease. Main outcome measures-Numbers of patients, clinical features, information on sho...

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Institution:
University of Oxford
Division:
MSD
Department:
Nuffield Department of Population Health
Sub department:
Population Health
Role:
Author
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Journal:
British Medical Journal
Volume:
312
Issue:
7031
Pages:
601-604
Publication date:
1996-01-01
ISSN:
0959-8146
Source identifiers:
245620
Language:
English
Pubs id:
pubs:245620
UUID:
uuid:c9fa8a37-35f7-41f8-9e1d-cad8f27cc54e
Local pid:
pubs:245620
Deposit date:
2012-12-19

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