TITLE

Stoves with chimneys reduce risk of COPD

AUTHOR(S)
Siew, L. Q.
PUB. DATE
February 2006
SOURCE
Thorax;Feb2006, Vol. 61 Issue 2, p104
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Abstract
ABSTRACT
The abstract of the study "Stoves with chimneys reduce risk of COPD," by R.S. Chapman, X. He, and A.E. Blair, is presented. The study investigated the effect of the installation of stoves with chimneys on the incidence of chronic obstructive pulmonary disease in farmers living in Xuanwei County, China. They are lifelong users of smoky coal.
ACCESSION #
19787741

 

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