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Increases in asthma hospital admissions associated with the end of the summer vacation for school-age children with asthma in two cities from England and Scotland.

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In school-age asthmatics, an increase in hospitalizations has been reported in early autumn. This increase in admissions is conjectured to be associated with the return back to school. In the UK schools in England complete their summer vacations 2 weeks later than in Scotland and so there should be a lag between the two countries in the increase in asthma episode. Daily hospital asthma admission data from Aberdeen (in Scotland) and Doncaster (in England) for the period July 23rd to October 8t...

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Publisher copy:
10.1016/j.puhe.2006.11.011
Journal:
Public health More from this journal
Volume:
121
Issue:
6
Pages:
482-484
Publication date:
2007-06-01
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EISSN:
1476-5616
ISSN:
0033-3506
Language:
English
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Pubs id:
pubs:7280
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uuid:fd126f93-b4cf-4fc1-815c-fc65b1b06215
Local pid:
pubs:7280
Source identifiers:
7280
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2012-12-19

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