Reilly JP, et al. Low to Moderate Air Pollutant Exposure and Acute Respiratory Distress Syndrome after Severe Trauma. Am J Respir Crit Care Med. 2018 Aug 1. [Epub ahead of print]
RATIONALE: Exposure to air pollution has molecular and physiologic effects on the lung that may increase the risk of Acute Respiratory Distress Syndrome (ARDS) after injury.
OBJECTIVE: To determine the association of short and long-term air pollutant exposures and ARDS risk aftersevere trauma.