Affiliation: National Jewish Medical and Research Center
- Update on the health effects of outdoor air pollutionSverre Vedal
Division of Environmental and Occupational Health Sciences, National Jewish Medical and Research Center, 1400 Jackson Street, Denver, CO 80206, USA
Clin Chest Med 23:763-75, vi. 2002..Experimental data are validating and providing insight into some surprising observational findings...
- Air pollution and daily mortality in a city with low levels of pollutionSverre Vedal
Department of Medicine, National Jewish Medical and Research Center, Denver, Colorado, USA
Environ Health Perspect 111:45-52. 2003....
- Air pollution and cardiac arrhythmias in patients with implantable cardioverter defibrillatorsSverre Vedal
National Jewish Medical and Research Center, Denver, Colorado 80246, USA
Inhal Toxicol 16:353-62. 2004..They may be chance findings. Alternatively, given the very low concentrations of SO(2) that were present in Vancouver, SO(2) may have been serving as a surrogate measure of other environmental or meteorological factors...
- Estimating effects of ambient PM(2.5) exposure on health using PM(2.5) component measurements and regression calibrationMatthew Strand
Division of Biostatistics, National Jewish Medical and Research Center, Denver, CO, USA
J Expo Sci Environ Epidemiol 16:30-8. 2006..5) concentrations from a fixed monitor yielded a much weaker estimate of 1.0% (95% CI: 0.0-2.0% decrease). Relatively small amounts of personal monitor data were needed to calibrate the estimate based on fixed outdoor concentrations...
- A study of health effect estimates using competing methods to model personal exposures to ambient PM2.5Matthew Strand
Division of Biostatistics, National Jewish Medical and Research Center, Denver, Colorado 80206, USA
J Expo Sci Environ Epidemiol 17:549-58. 2007....
- Winter air pollution and disease parameters in advanced chronic obstructive pulmonary disease panels residing in Denver, ColoradoPhilip E Silkoff
Department of Pediatrics, National Jewish Medical and Research Medical Center and University of Colorado Health Sciences Center, Denver, CO 80206, USA
J Allergy Clin Immunol 115:337-44. 2005..Ambient pollution might worsen chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD)...
- Effects of wintertime ambient air pollutants on asthma exacerbations in urban minority children with moderate to severe diseaseNathan Rabinovitch
Division of Allergy Immunology, Dept of Pediatrics, National Jewish Medical and Research Center, 1400 Jackson Street, Denver, CO 80206, USA
J Allergy Clin Immunol 114:1131-7. 2004..Few studies have prospectively followed panels of urban children with asthma to determine whether air pollution levels are associated with clinically relevant outcomes such as asthma exacerbations...
- Risk factors for symptom onset in PI*Z alpha-1 antitrypsin deficiencyAnnyce S Mayer
Division of Environmental and Occupational Health Sciences National Jewish Medical and Research Center, Denver, CO 80206, USA
Int J Chron Obstruct Pulmon Dis 1:485-92. 2006..Age of symptom onset has not been well studied in relationship to other environmental exposures...
- The complexities of air pollution regulation: the need for an integrated research and regulatory perspectiveSrikanth S Nadadur
National Center for Environmental Assessment, US EPA, Research Triangle Park, NC 27711, USA
Toxicol Sci 100:318-27. 2007..The regulatory mandate may lag behind the science, but real gains both in public health benefit and the science to dissect complex problems will result...
- Health effects of fine particulate air pollution: lines that connectJudith C Chow
Desert Research Institute, Division of Atmospheric Sciences, Reno, 89512 NV, USA
J Air Waste Manag Assoc 56:1368-80. 2006
- Wildfire air pollution and daily mortality in a large urban areaSverre Vedal
Department of Environmental and Occupational Health Sciences, University of Washington School of Public Health and Community Medicine, Seattle, WA 98105, USA
Environ Res 102:29-35. 2006....
- Ambient ozone and lung functionSverre Vedal
Epidemiology 17:343-4; author reply 344-5. 2006
- A case-crossover analysis of particulate air pollution and cardiac arrhythmia in patients with implantable cardioverter defibrillatorsKira E Rich
School of Occupational and Environmental Hygiene, University of British Columbia, Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada
Inhal Toxicol 16:363-72. 2004..In summary, this study provides little evidence that specific components of PM affect risk of cardiac arrhythmias, although power limited the ability of the study to detect small effects...
- The effect of biomass burning on respiratory symptoms and lung function in rural Mexican womenJustino Regalado
Instituto Nacional de Enfermedades Respiratorias, Mexico City, Mexico
Am J Respir Crit Care Med 174:901-5. 2006..The use of biomass as a cooking fuel is commonplace in developing countries and has been associated with chronic bronchitis and obstructive airway disease...
- Where there's fire, there's smokeSverre Vedal
Am J Respir Crit Care Med 174:1168-9. 2006
- Wildfire smoke and respiratory symptoms in patients with chronic obstructive pulmonary diseaseE Rand Sutherland
J Allergy Clin Immunol 115:420-2. 2005
- Role of exercise and lung function in predicting work status in cystic fibrosisDespina D Frangolias
Department of Medicine, University of British Columbia, Canada
Am J Respir Crit Care Med 167:150-7. 2003..We conclude that after accounting for either current level of FEV1 or Schwachman-Kulczycki scores, no other physiological or clinical measures contribute to predicting limitation in a work or school environment...
- Panel discussion review: session three--issues involved in interpretation of epidemiologic analyses--statistical modelingThomas F Bateson
National Center for Environmental Assessment, US Environmental Protection Agency, Washington, District of Columbia 20460, USA
J Expo Sci Environ Epidemiol 17:S90-6. 2007....