Indoor air quality and the risk of lower respiratory tract infections in young Canadian Inuit children
- Respiratory tract infections in Inuit children: "Set thine house in order". Orr, Pamela H. // CMAJ: Canadian Medical Association Journal;7/17/2007, Vol. 177 Issue 2, p167
The author comments on a study of T. Kovesi and colleagues about the relation between environmental indoor air quality and lower respiratory tract infections in Inuit children in Canada, which is published within the issue. In the study researchers indicates that Inuit children experience high...
- Indoor air quality and the risk of lower respiratory tract infections in young Canadian Inuit children. Kovesi, Thomas; Gilbert, Nicolas L.; Stocco, Corinne; Fugler, Don; Dales, Robert E.; Guay, Mireille; Miller, David // CMAJ: Canadian Medical Association Journal Supplement;7/17/2007, Vol. 177 Issue 2, p155
Background: Inuit infants have the highest reported rate of hospital admissions because of lower respiratory tract infections in the world. We evaluated the prevalence of reduced ventilation in houses in Nunavut, Canada, and whether this was associated with an increased risk of these infections...
- Respiratory tract infections in Inuit children: "Set thine house in order.". Orr, Pamela H. // CMAJ: Canadian Medical Association Journal Supplement;7/17/2007, Vol. 177 Issue 2, p167
The article focuses on research on the relationship between environmental indoor air quality and lower respiratory tract infection in Inuit children. The researchers found a significant association between reported lower respiratory tract infection in the youngest child of the household and both...
- Breaking the mould. German, Amy // Nation (1206-2642);5/3/2013, Vol. 20 Issue 13, p21
The article discusses how the occurrence of moulds and fungi can worsen the air quality within homes and buildings in Canada, and thus cause a variety of respiratory infections and other health problems among a building's occupants. Dr. Elizabeth Robinson from the Cree Board of Health and Social...
- AT A GLANCE. // Consulting-Specifying Engineer;Jan2009, Vol. 45 Issue 1, p50
A photograph is presented depicting SEMCO Inc.'s Pinnacle Primary Ventilation and Energy Recovery System.
- Adding More Fan Power. Beville, Rory S. // ASHRAE Journal;Aug2014, Vol. 56 Issue 8, p10
A letter to the editor is presented in response to the article "Adding More Fan Power Can Be a Good Thing," by Ronnie Moffitt that was published in the May 2014 issue.
- Adding More Fan Power. Moffitt, Ronnie // ASHRAE Journal;Aug2014, Vol. 56 Issue 8, p10
A response from the author of the article "Adding More Fan Power Can Be a Good Thing" that was published in the May 2014 issue is presented.
- IMPROVE INDOOR AIR. // Athens News;9/10/2012, p19
The article provides several steps on how to improve the quality of indoor air in the U.S. which include opening the windows, changing the filters on home heating, and avoiding the use of toxic cleaning products.
- BEAMA launches ventilation campaign. // Heating & Ventilating Review;Oct2014, Vol. 53 Issue 12, p8
The article reports the launching by the British Electrotechnical and Allied Manufacturers' Association (BEAMA) as of October 2014 of its 'Indoor Air Revolution' campaign to increase consumer and industry awareness on the importance of sufficient ventilation on health.