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Indoor fuel exposure and the lung in both developing and developed countries: an update.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  23153607     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
Abstract/OtherAbstract:
Almost 3 billion people worldwide burn solid fuels indoors. Despite the large population at risk worldwide, the effect of exposure to indoor solid fuel smoke has not been adequately studied. Indoor air pollution from solid fuel use is strongly associated with chronic obstructive pulmonary disease, acute respiratory tract infections, and lung cancer, and weakly associated with asthma, tuberculosis, and interstitial lung disease. Tobacco use further potentiates the development of respiratory disease among subjects exposed to solid fuel smoke. There is a need to perform additional interventional studies in this field.
Authors:
Akshay Sood
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Journal Article; Review    
Journal Detail:
Title:  Clinics in chest medicine     Volume:  33     ISSN:  1557-8216     ISO Abbreviation:  Clin. Chest Med.     Publication Date:  2012 Dec 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2012-11-16     Completed Date:  2013-03-25     Revised Date:  2013-12-04    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  7907612     Medline TA:  Clin Chest Med     Country:  United States    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  649-65     Citation Subset:  IM    
Copyright Information:
Copyright © 2012 Elsevier Inc. All rights reserved.
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MeSH Terms
Descriptor/Qualifier:
Air Pollutants / toxicity
Air Pollution, Indoor / adverse effects*
Biomass
Coal / toxicity
Developed Countries*
Developing Countries*
Humans
Meta-Analysis as Topic
Randomized Controlled Trials as Topic
Respiratory Tract Diseases / etiology*
Smoke / adverse effects
Grant Support
ID/Acronym/Agency:
K23 HL094531/HL/NHLBI NIH HHS
Chemical
Reg. No./Substance:
0/Air Pollutants; 0/Coal; 0/Smoke
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