Mieczysław Szyszkowicz

Summary

Affiliation: Health Canada
Country: Canada

Publications

  1. doi request reprint Air pollution and daily emergency department visits for depression
    Mieczyslaw Szyszkowicz
    Population Studies Division, Health Canada, Ottawa, ON, Canada
    Int J Occup Med Environ Health 22:355-62. 2009
  2. pmc Air pollution and emergency department visits for cardiac and respiratory conditions: a multi-city time-series analysis
    David M Stieb
    Population Studies Division, Healthy Environments and Consumer Safety Branch, Health Canada, Postal locator 4903C, 269 Laurier Ave West Ottawa, Ontario, K1A 0K9, Canada
    Environ Health 8:25. 2009
  3. ncbi request reprint Use of generalized linear mixed models to examine the association between air pollution and health outcomes
    Mieczysław Szyszkowicz
    Air Health Effects Division, Health Canada, Ottawa, Ontario, Canada
    Int J Occup Med Environ Health 19:224-7. 2006
  4. doi request reprint Air pollution and daily ED visits for migraine and headache in Edmonton, Canada
    Mieczyslaw Szyszkowicz
    Air Health Effects Research Section, Healthy Environments and Consumer Safety Branch, Health Canada, Ottawa, ON, Canada K1A OK9
    Am J Emerg Med 27:391-6. 2009
  5. doi request reprint Air pollution and ED visits for chest pain
    Mieczyslaw Szyszkowicz
    Air Health Effects Research Section, Biostatistics and Epidemiology Division, Health Canada, Ottawa, Ontario, Canada K1A 0K9
    Am J Emerg Med 27:165-8. 2009
  6. doi request reprint Ambient sulphur dioxide exposure and emergency department visits for migraine in Vancouver, Canada
    Mieczyslaw Szyszkowicz
    Population Studies Division, Health Canada, Ottawa, ON, Canada
    Int J Occup Med Environ Health 22:7-12. 2009
  7. doi request reprint Ambient air pollution and daily emergency department visits for ischemic stroke in Edmonton, Canada
    Mieczysław Szyszkowicz
    Healthy Environments and Consumer Safety Branch, Health Canada, Ottawa, Ontario, Canada
    Int J Occup Med Environ Health 21:295-300. 2008
  8. doi request reprint Ambient air pollution and daily emergency department visits for asthma in Edmonton, Canada
    Mieczysław Szyszkowicz
    Air Health Effects Research Section, Environmental Health Science Bureau, Health Canada Ottawa, Ontario, Canada
    Int J Occup Med Environ Health 21:25-30. 2008
  9. ncbi request reprint Air pollution and emergency department visits for depression in Edmonton, Canada
    Mieczysław Szyszkowicz
    Air Health Effects Research Section, Health Canada Ottawa, Ontario, Canada
    Int J Occup Med Environ Health 20:241-5. 2007
  10. doi request reprint Air pollution and emergency department visits for chest pain and weakness in Edmonton, Canada
    Mieczysław Szyszkowicz
    Air Health Effects Research Section, Environmental Health Science and Research Bureau, Health Canada, Ottawa, Ontario, Canada
    Int J Occup Med Environ Health 23:15-9. 2010

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Publications19

  1. doi request reprint Air pollution and daily emergency department visits for depression
    Mieczyslaw Szyszkowicz
    Population Studies Division, Health Canada, Ottawa, ON, Canada
    Int J Occup Med Environ Health 22:355-62. 2009
    ..To investigate the potential correlation between ambient air pollution exposure and emergency department (ED) visits for depression...
  2. pmc Air pollution and emergency department visits for cardiac and respiratory conditions: a multi-city time-series analysis
    David M Stieb
    Population Studies Division, Healthy Environments and Consumer Safety Branch, Health Canada, Postal locator 4903C, 269 Laurier Ave West Ottawa, Ontario, K1A 0K9, Canada
    Environ Health 8:25. 2009
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  3. ncbi request reprint Use of generalized linear mixed models to examine the association between air pollution and health outcomes
    Mieczysław Szyszkowicz
    Air Health Effects Division, Health Canada, Ottawa, Ontario, Canada
    Int J Occup Med Environ Health 19:224-7. 2006
    ..Time-series and case-crossover are two techniques that are widely used for assessing the short-term impact of ambient air pollution exposure on health...
  4. doi request reprint Air pollution and daily ED visits for migraine and headache in Edmonton, Canada
    Mieczyslaw Szyszkowicz
    Air Health Effects Research Section, Healthy Environments and Consumer Safety Branch, Health Canada, Ottawa, ON, Canada K1A OK9
    Am J Emerg Med 27:391-6. 2009
    ..A variety of environmental factors have been identified as possible triggers for migraine and other headache syndromes...
  5. doi request reprint Air pollution and ED visits for chest pain
    Mieczyslaw Szyszkowicz
    Air Health Effects Research Section, Biostatistics and Epidemiology Division, Health Canada, Ottawa, Ontario, Canada K1A 0K9
    Am J Emerg Med 27:165-8. 2009
    ..9% (95% confidence interval, 3.3-5.8) for mean value equals to 20.1 ppb. The associations of ED visits for chest pain with air pollution are very similar to the associations of ED visits related to cardiac problems...
  6. doi request reprint Ambient sulphur dioxide exposure and emergency department visits for migraine in Vancouver, Canada
    Mieczyslaw Szyszkowicz
    Population Studies Division, Health Canada, Ottawa, ON, Canada
    Int J Occup Med Environ Health 22:7-12. 2009
    ..In the present study, the objective was to examine the relationship between ED visits for migraine and ambient sulphur dioxide concentrations...
  7. doi request reprint Ambient air pollution and daily emergency department visits for ischemic stroke in Edmonton, Canada
    Mieczysław Szyszkowicz
    Healthy Environments and Consumer Safety Branch, Health Canada, Ottawa, Ontario, Canada
    Int J Occup Med Environ Health 21:295-300. 2008
    ..In this report, we examine the associations between emergency department (ED) visits for acute ischemic stroke and environmental conditions...
  8. doi request reprint Ambient air pollution and daily emergency department visits for asthma in Edmonton, Canada
    Mieczysław Szyszkowicz
    Air Health Effects Research Section, Environmental Health Science Bureau, Health Canada Ottawa, Ontario, Canada
    Int J Occup Med Environ Health 21:25-30. 2008
    ..The aim of this study was to examine and assess the potential relations between ED visits for asthma and the concentrations of ambient air pollutants...
  9. ncbi request reprint Air pollution and emergency department visits for depression in Edmonton, Canada
    Mieczysław Szyszkowicz
    Air Health Effects Research Section, Health Canada Ottawa, Ontario, Canada
    Int J Occup Med Environ Health 20:241-5. 2007
    ..The study objective was to examine and assess the associations between ED visits for depression and ambient air pollution...
  10. doi request reprint Air pollution and emergency department visits for chest pain and weakness in Edmonton, Canada
    Mieczysław Szyszkowicz
    Air Health Effects Research Section, Environmental Health Science and Research Bureau, Health Canada, Ottawa, Ontario, Canada
    Int J Occup Med Environ Health 23:15-9. 2010
    ..Chest pain or weakness can be first signal of health problems. Many studies demonstrate that these conditions can be related to air pollution. This work uses time-series data to investigate the association...
  11. doi request reprint Even low levels of ambient air pollutants are associated with increased emergency department visits for hypertension
    Mieczysław Szyszkowicz
    Population Studies Division, Health Canada, Ottawa, Ontario, Canada
    Can J Cardiol 28:360-6. 2012
    ..Hence, we aimed to explore the associations between daily concentrations of several air pollutants and emergency department visits for hypertension...
  12. pmc Air pollution and emergency department visits for otitis media: a case-crossover study in Edmonton, Canada
    Roger Zemek
    Children s Hospital of Eastern Ontario and University of Ottawa, Ottawa, Ontario, Canada
    Environ Health Perspect 118:1631-6. 2010
    ..Otitis media (OM) is one of the most common early childhood infections, resulting in an enormous economic burden to the health care system through unscheduled doctor visits and antibiotic prescriptions...
  13. doi request reprint Emergency department visits for migraine and headache: a multi-city study
    Mieczysław Szyszkowicz
    Canada Population Studies Division, Health Canada, Ottawa, ON, Canada
    Int J Occup Med Environ Health 22:235-42. 2009
    ..We set out to examine associations between ambient air pollution concentrations and emergency department (ED) visits for migraine/headache in a multi-city study...
  14. ncbi request reprint Air pollution and emergency department visits for ischemic heart disease in Montreal, Canada
    Mieczysław Szyszkowicz
    Air Health Effects Research Section, Health Canada, Ottawa, Ontario, Canada
    Int J Occup Med Environ Health 20:167-73. 2007
    ..We examined the associations between emergency department (ED) visits for ischemic heart disease (IHD) and short-term elevations in ambient air pollutants (CO and NO(2))...
  15. doi request reprint Case-crossover design: air pollution and health outcomes
    Mieczysław Szyszkowicz
    Population Studies Division, Health Canada, Ottawa, ON, Canada
    Int J Occup Med Environ Health 24:249-55. 2011
    ..For illustrative purposes, daily emergency department (ED) visits for depression among females were considered...
  16. pmc Ambient ozone and emergency department visits for cellulitis
    Mieczysław Szyszkowicz
    Population Studies Division, Health Canada, 269 Laurier Avenue, Ottawa, ON K1A 0K9, Canada
    Int J Environ Res Public Health 7:4078-88. 2010
    ..Cellulitis may be associated with exposure to ambient ground level ozone; the exposure may facilitate cellulitis infection and aggravate acute symptoms...
  17. pmc Sulfur dioxide and emergency department visits for stroke and seizure
    Mieczysław Szyszkowicz
    Population Studies Division, Health Canada, Ottawa, ON, Canada K1A 0K9
    Stroke Res Treat 2012:824724. 2012
    ..15; CI 1.02, 1.28; lag 1 and OR = 1.18; CI 1.05, 1.32; lag 2). These findings suggest that cases of ischemic cerebrovascular accidents are associated with acute exposure to ambient sulfur dioxide...
  18. pmc Air pollution and emergency department visits for suicide attempts in vancouver, Canada
    Mieczysław Szyszkowicz
    Population Studies Division, Health Canada, Ottawa, ON, Canada
    Environ Health Insights 4:79-86. 2010
    ..Suicide attempts and ideations as the result of depression may be linked to air pollution exposure. Therefore the effects of ambient air pollution on emergency department (ED) visits for suicide attempts were investigated...
  19. pmc Ambient Sulphur Dioxide and Female ED Visits for Migraine
    Mieczysław Szyszkowicz
    Population Studies Division, Health Canada, 269 Laurier Avenue, Room 3 030, Ottawa, ON, Canada K1A 0K9
    ISRN Neurol 2012:279051. 2012
    ..01, 1.09). In Ottawa positive correlations were observed: all ages, OR = 1.05 (95% CI: 0.97, 1.13); age group [15, 50], OR = 1.06 (95% CI: 0.97, 1.15). The results suggest that female migraine may be affected by ambient sulphur dioxide...