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Air pollution linked to acute heart failure

BMJ 2013; 347 doi: http://dx.doi.org/10.1136/bmj.f4527 (Published 17 July 2013) Cite this as: BMJ 2013;347:f4527

A systematic review has found a strong and consistent association between short term exposure to air pollution and admission to hospital for, or death from, heart failure. In pooled analyses from 35 observational studies, risk rose by about 2% for …

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