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Background: This study documented elevated rates of emergency room (ER)
visits for acute upper and lower respiratory infections and asthma-related conditions
in the children of Quito, Ecuador associated with the eruption of Guagua Pichincha in
April of 2000.
Keywords: emergency room (ER), acute upper respiratory infection (AURI),
... read more acute lower respiratory infection (ALRI), relative risks (RR), confidence intervals
(CI), lower boundary of confidence interval (LCI), upper boundary of confidence
interval (UCI), tumor necrosis factor (TNF).
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- Naumova, Elena, Hugo Yepes, Jeffrey K. Griffiths, Fernando
Sempértegui, Gauri Khurana, Jyotsna S. Jagai, Edgar Játiva, and Bertha Estrella.
"Emergency room visits for respiratory conditions in children increased after Guagua
Pichincha volcanic eruptions in April 2000 in Quito, Ecuador Observational Study:
Time Series Analysis." Environmental Health 6, no. 1 (12, 2007):