Association of air pollution with daily GP consultations for asthma and other lower respiratory conditions in London

Hajat, S.; Haines, A.; Goubet, S. A.; Atkinson, R. W.; Anderson, H. R.
July 1999
Thorax;Jul1999, p597
Academic Journal
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