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Objective : We examined the association between validated bushfire smoke pollution events and hospital admissions in three eastern Australian cities from 1994 to 2007.

Methods : Smoke events were defined as days on which bushfire smoke caused...

Person: Martin, Hanigan, Morgan, Henderson, Johnston
Year: 2013
Type: Document
Source: FRAMES

Background: A study of the impacts on respiratory health of the 2007 wildland fires in and around San Diego County, California is presented. This study helps to address the impact of fire emissions on human health by modeling the exposure potential of...

Person: Thelen, French, Koziol, Billmire, Owen, Johnson, Ginsberg, Loboda, Wu
Year: 2013
Type: Document
Source: TTRS

Background: Exposure to wildfire smoke has been associated with cardiopulmonary health impacts. Climate change will increase the severity and frequency of smoke events, suggesting a need for enhanced public health protection. Forecasts of smoke...

Person: Yao, Brauer, Henderson
Year: 2013
Type: Document
Source: TTRS

Exposure to combustion products from wildland fires causes respiratory irritation and decreased lung function among firefighters. The authors evaluated carbon monoxide (CO) exposures of a group of wildland firefighters who conducted prescribed burns in...

Person: Dunn, Shulman, Stock, Naeher
Year: 2013
Type: Document
Source: TTRS

Background: Several studies have evaluated the association between forest fire smoke and acute exacerbations of respiratory diseases, but few have examined effects on pharmaceutical dispensations. We examine the associations between daily fine...

Person: Elliott, Henderson, Wan
Year: 2013
Type: Document
Source: TTRS

Experimental studies indicate that exposure to woodsmoke could induce oxidative stress. However studies have not been conducted among the general population and specialized occupational groups despite the existence of elevated woodsmoke exposure...

Person: Adetona, Zhang, Hall, Wang, Vena, Naeher
Year: 2013
Type: Document
Source: TTRS

From the text...'The worst fire season in Mexican history was in 1998. Drought conditions precipitated by a strong El Niño led to unusual fire activity, including crown fires, fire whirls, and rapid spread rates. A total of 14,302 fires burned 2,...

Person: Rodríguez-Trejo
Year: 1999
Type: Document
Source: TTRS

A devestating conflagration occurred in the scenic hills above the cities of Oakland and Berkeley, California, on October 20, 1991. burning embers carried by high winds from the perimeter of a small but growing duff fire ignited overgrown vegetation...

Person: Teague
Year: 1992
Type: Document
Source: TTRS

This guide provides direction for planning and managing smoke from prescribed fires to achieve air quality requirements through improved smoke management practices. The Guide applies to all prescribed fires, those started by managers or by nature...

Person: Patten
Year: 1992
Type: Document
Source: TTRS

From the text...'We must change how we perceive safety. We can no longer think of safety only as 'an attitude' or 'common sense.' We must change our values and beliefs to reflect safe firefighting behaviors as intrinsic to a...

Person: Shepard
Year: 1999
Type: Document
Source: TTRS