Davies, B, Gilchrist, FJ, Saunders, A and Carroll, W (2017) Annual hospitalisation rates for children with asthma are inversely associated with total hours of sunshine in English regions. Clinical and Experimental Allergy, 47 (6). pp. 838-840. ISSN 1365-2222

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During childhood, exacerbation of asthma is the most common medical reason for admission to hospital in the UK. Each year 44,000 children are admitted to hospital in the UK with 40-50 children dying as a result of asthma [1]. Weather patterns and seasonality have distinct, measurable effects on the rates of hospitalisation for asthma.

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Additional Information: This is the accepted author manuscript (AAM). The final published version (version of record) is available online via Wiley at http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/cea.12946 - please refer to any applicable terms of use of the publisher.
Subjects: R Medicine > R Medicine (General)
R Medicine > RC Internal medicine > RC705 Diseases of the respiratory system
Divisions: Faculty of Medicine and Health Sciences > Institute for Science and Technology in Medicine
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Depositing User: Symplectic
Date Deposited: 18 May 2017 13:08
Last Modified: 06 Jun 2018 13:13
URI: https://eprints.keele.ac.uk/id/eprint/3402

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