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Passive smoking.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  8558049     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
One in three adults in the United States smokes. Smokers inhale one quarter of the smoke from cigarettes. But 75% of cigarette smoke is released into the environment. Nonsmokers are exposed to this environmental tobacco smoke and are at risk for disease. A growing body of literature supports the association of passive, involuntary, or secondhand smoking with human pathology. This discussion examines the makeup of environmental tobacco smoke and its role in causing human disease with a review of the literature relating environmental tobacco smoke to head and neck pathology.
H B Lejeune; D N Cote
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Journal Article; Review    
Journal Detail:
Title:  The Journal of the Louisiana State Medical Society : official organ of the Louisiana State Medical Society     Volume:  147     ISSN:  0024-6921     ISO Abbreviation:  J La State Med Soc     Publication Date:  1995 Oct 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  1996-02-27     Completed Date:  1996-02-27     Revised Date:  2007-11-15    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  7505618     Medline TA:  J La State Med Soc     Country:  UNITED STATES    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  444-7     Citation Subset:  IM    
Dept of Otolaryngology, Tulane University Medical Center, New Orleans, USA.
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MeSH Terms
Child, Preschool
Clinical Trials as Topic
Cough / epidemiology,  etiology
Otitis Media with Effusion / epidemiology,  etiology
Otorhinolaryngologic Diseases / epidemiology,  etiology*
Risk Factors
Snoring / epidemiology,  etiology
Tobacco Smoke Pollution / adverse effects*
Tonsillitis / epidemiology,  etiology
Reg. No./Substance:
0/Tobacco Smoke Pollution

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