W S Linn

Summary

Affiliation: University of Southern California
Country: USA

Publications

  1. pmc Exhaled nitric oxide: sources of error in offline measurement
    William S Linn
    Environmental Health Service, Los Amigos Research and Education Institute, Downey, California, USA
    Arch Environ Health 59:385-91. 2004
  2. pmc Air pollution and daily hospital admissions in metropolitan Los Angeles
    W S Linn
    Rancho Los Amigos National Rehabilitation Center, Downey, California 90242, USA
    Environ Health Perspect 108:427-34. 2000
  3. ncbi request reprint Smoking and obstructive lung dysfunction in persons with chronic spinal cord injury
    William S Linn
    Rancho Los Amigos National Rehabilitation Center, Downey, California 90242, USA
    J Spinal Cord Med 26:28-35. 2003
  4. ncbi request reprint Responses to sulfur dioxide and exercise by medication-dependent asthmatics: effect of varying medication levels
    W S Linn
    Environmental Health Service, Rancho Los Amigos Medical Center, University of Southern California, Downey
    Arch Environ Health 45:24-30. 1990
  5. doi request reprint Exhaled nitric oxide, susceptibility and new-onset asthma in the Children's Health Study
    T M Bastain
    Dept of Preventive Medicine, Keck School of Medicine, 1540 Alcazar Street, CHP 236, Los Angeles, CA 90033, USA
    Eur Respir J 37:523-31. 2011
  6. doi request reprint The effect of ambient air pollution on exhaled nitric oxide in the Children's Health Study
    K Berhane
    Dept of Preventive Medicine, Keck School of Medicine, University of Southern California, Los Angeles, CA 90089 9011, USA
    Eur Respir J 37:1029-36. 2011
  7. ncbi request reprint A study of twelve Southern California communities with differing levels and types of air pollution. I. Prevalence of respiratory morbidity
    J M Peters
    Department of Preventive Medicine, University of Southern California School of Medicine, Los Angeles, USA
    Am J Respir Crit Care Med 159:760-7. 1999
  8. ncbi request reprint A study of twelve Southern California communities with differing levels and types of air pollution. II. Effects on pulmonary function
    J M Peters
    Department of Preventive Medicine, University of Southern California School of Medicine, Los Angeles, USA
    Am J Respir Crit Care Med 159:768-75. 1999
  9. ncbi request reprint Forced vital capacity in two large outpatient populations with chronic spinal cord injury
    W S Linn
    Rancho Los Amigos National Rehabilitation Center, Downey, CA 90242, USA
    Spinal Cord 39:263-8. 2001
  10. ncbi request reprint Anti-inflammatory and lung function effects of montelukast in asthmatic volunteers exposed to sulfur dioxide
    H Gong
    Environmental Health Service, Rancho Los Amigos, National Rehabilitation Center, Downey, CA 90242, USA
    Chest 119:402-8. 2001

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Publications17

  1. pmc Exhaled nitric oxide: sources of error in offline measurement
    William S Linn
    Environmental Health Service, Los Amigos Research and Education Institute, Downey, California, USA
    Arch Environ Health 59:385-91. 2004
    ..Storage under refrigeration for a standardized period of time can optimize offline eNO measurement, although samples at room temperature are effectively stable for several hours...
  2. pmc Air pollution and daily hospital admissions in metropolitan Los Angeles
    W S Linn
    Rancho Los Amigos National Rehabilitation Center, Downey, California 90242, USA
    Environ Health Perspect 108:427-34. 2000
    ..Summer photochemical pollution (high O(3)) apparently presents less risk...
  3. ncbi request reprint Smoking and obstructive lung dysfunction in persons with chronic spinal cord injury
    William S Linn
    Rancho Los Amigos National Rehabilitation Center, Downey, California 90242, USA
    J Spinal Cord Med 26:28-35. 2003
    ..To date, obstructive lung dysfunction, the most prominent effect of smoking in the able-bodied population, has not been characterized in persons with SCI...
  4. ncbi request reprint Responses to sulfur dioxide and exercise by medication-dependent asthmatics: effect of varying medication levels
    W S Linn
    Environmental Health Service, Rancho Los Amigos Medical Center, University of Southern California, Downey
    Arch Environ Health 45:24-30. 1990
    ..High medication improved baseline lung function and prevented most bronchoconstrictive effects of SO2/exercise. High medication also increased heart rate and apparently induced tremor or nervousness in some individuals...
  5. doi request reprint Exhaled nitric oxide, susceptibility and new-onset asthma in the Children's Health Study
    T M Bastain
    Dept of Preventive Medicine, Keck School of Medicine, 1540 Alcazar Street, CHP 236, Los Angeles, CA 90033, USA
    Eur Respir J 37:523-31. 2011
    ..Our results indicate that children with elevated F(eNO) are at increased risk for new-onset asthma, especially if they have no parental history of asthma...
  6. doi request reprint The effect of ambient air pollution on exhaled nitric oxide in the Children's Health Study
    K Berhane
    Dept of Preventive Medicine, Keck School of Medicine, University of Southern California, Los Angeles, CA 90089 9011, USA
    Eur Respir J 37:1029-36. 2011
    ..In summary, short-term increases in PM₂.₅, PM₁₀ and O₃ were associated with airway inflammation independent of asthma and allergy status, with PM₁₀ effects significantly higher in the warm season...
  7. ncbi request reprint A study of twelve Southern California communities with differing levels and types of air pollution. I. Prevalence of respiratory morbidity
    J M Peters
    Department of Preventive Medicine, University of Southern California School of Medicine, Los Angeles, USA
    Am J Respir Crit Care Med 159:760-7. 1999
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  8. ncbi request reprint A study of twelve Southern California communities with differing levels and types of air pollution. II. Effects on pulmonary function
    J M Peters
    Department of Preventive Medicine, University of Southern California School of Medicine, Los Angeles, USA
    Am J Respir Crit Care Med 159:768-75. 1999
    ..For boys, significant associations were seen between peak O3 exposures and lower FVC and FEV1, but only in those spending more time outdoors. These findings underline the importance of follow-up of this cohort...
  9. ncbi request reprint Forced vital capacity in two large outpatient populations with chronic spinal cord injury
    W S Linn
    Rancho Los Amigos National Rehabilitation Center, Downey, CA 90242, USA
    Spinal Cord 39:263-8. 2001
    ..Smoking-related FVC loss is important in persons with SCI as in others, although at higher levels it may be obscured by SCI-related loss...
  10. ncbi request reprint Anti-inflammatory and lung function effects of montelukast in asthmatic volunteers exposed to sulfur dioxide
    H Gong
    Environmental Health Service, Rancho Los Amigos, National Rehabilitation Center, Downey, CA 90242, USA
    Chest 119:402-8. 2001
    ..Some asthma medications mitigate the SO(2) response, which is not fully understood but appears to involve multiple mechanisms...
  11. ncbi request reprint Impact of respiratory illness on expiratory flow rates in normal, asthmatic, and allergic children
    Edward B Rappaport
    Department of Preventive Medicine, University of Southern California, Los Angeles 90089, USA
    Pediatr Pulmonol 34:112-21. 2002
    ..We conclude that RI in children who are well enough to attend school may reduce expiratory flow rates. These effects are greater for children with active asthma or hay fever than in those without, and may be inversely related to age...
  12. ncbi request reprint Respiratory symptoms and peak expiratory flow in children with asthma in relation to volatile organic compounds in exhaled breath and ambient air
    Ralph J Delfino
    Epidemiology Division, Department of Medicine, College of Medicine, University of California, Irvine, California 92697, USA
    J Expo Anal Environ Epidemiol 13:348-63. 2003
    ..Alternatively, the low sample size of symptom responses (15-21 responses per 108 breath samples) may have led to the nonsignificant results for breath VOCs...
  13. ncbi request reprint Exposures of healthy and asthmatic volunteers to concentrated ambient ultrafine particles in Los Angeles
    Henry Gong
    Keck School of Medicine, University of Southern California, Los Angeles, California, USA
    Inhal Toxicol 20:533-45. 2008
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  14. ncbi request reprint Respiratory responses to exposures with fine particulates and nitrogen dioxide in the elderly with and without COPD
    Henry Gong
    Environmental Health Service, Los Amigos Research and Education Institute, Downey, California 90242, USA
    Inhal Toxicol 17:123-32. 2005
    ..More clinical investigation of the elderly population is warranted...
  15. ncbi request reprint Altered heart-rate variability in asthmatic and healthy volunteers exposed to concentrated ambient coarse particles
    Henry Gong
    University of Southern California Keck School of Medicine, Los Angeles, USA
    Inhal Toxicol 16:335-43. 2004
    ..In conclusion, acute exposure to elevated concentrations of ambient coarse particles elicited no obvious pulmonary effects but appeared to alter the autonomic nervous system of the heart in adult volunteers...
  16. ncbi request reprint Controlled exposures of healthy and asthmatic volunteers to concentrated ambient fine particles in Los Angeles
    Henry Gong
    Rancho Los Amigos National Rehabilitation Center, Downey, CA 90242, USA
    Inhal Toxicol 15:305-25. 2003
    ..Further studies involving other biologic endpoints, PM size modes, and risk factors will be needed to clarify these results...
  17. pmc Asthma symptoms in Hispanic children and daily ambient exposures to toxic and criteria air pollutants
    Ralph J Delfino
    Epidemiology Division, Department of Medicine, College of Medicine, University of California, Irvine, California 92697 7550, USA
    Environ Health Perspect 111:647-56. 2003
    ..89), but PM10 decreased from 1.45 to 1.0. There were no significant associations with PEF. Findings support the view that air toxins in the pollutant mix from traffic and industrial sources may have adverse effects on asthma in children...