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Global air monitoring study: a multi-country comparison of levels of indoor air pollution in different workplaces. Results from Romania, May 2006.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  17494269     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
Second hand smoking is still a great challenge in every country. Every tobacco transnational companies try to destroy all the evidence of the consequences of this kind of exposure. Now in many countries there are surveillance studies looking for evidence. One of this study (organized in 20 countries) is this one where Romania was counterpart. We tested with the TSI SidePak AM510 Personal Aerosol Monitor the level of exposure in 41 pubs, restaurants and bars and the results demonstrate that there are high level of particles coming from active smoking. In the same time the authors are making a comparison of different levels form other countries where this kind of monitor was used.
Florin Mihalţan; Ioana Munteanu; Cheryl Higbee; Mark Travers; Andrew Hyland; K Michael Cummings; Carolyn Dresler
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Comparative Study; Journal Article; Multicenter Study; Research Support, N.I.H., Extramural; Research Support, Non-U.S. Gov't    
Journal Detail:
Title:  Pneumologia (Bucharest, Romania)     Volume:  55     ISSN:  2067-2993     ISO Abbreviation:  Pneumologia     Publication Date:    2006 Oct-Dec
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2007-05-14     Completed Date:  2007-06-27     Revised Date:  2010-11-03    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  100941067     Medline TA:  Pneumologia     Country:  Romania    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  156-60     Citation Subset:  IM    
Marius Nasta Institute of Pneumology, Bucharest, Romania.
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MeSH Terms
Air Pollution, Indoor / analysis*,  statistics & numerical data
Environmental Monitoring / methods*
Restaurants / standards,  statistics & numerical data
Statistics, Nonparametric
Tobacco Smoke Pollution / analysis*,  statistics & numerical data
Workplace / standards,  statistics & numerical data
World Health
Grant Support
Reg. No./Substance:
0/Tobacco Smoke Pollution

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