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Short-term impact of the smokefree legislation in England on emergency hospital admissions for asthma among adults: a population-based study
Our findings add to the expanding body of evidence that smokefree policies are associated with positive health outcomes. Further research evaluating the impact of legislation in other jurisdictions is needed to support these findings.
Apr 15, 2013 Thorax (British Thoracic Society)
added Apr 16, 2013 14:08
Emergency admissions for asthma among adults fell by just under five percent in each of the first three years after the ban on smoking in public places was introduced in England, reveals the largest study of its kind, published online in Thorax.
Apr 15, 2013 Medical Xpress (PhysOrg.com)
added Apr 16, 2013 14:07
This paper, the largest study of its kind and addressing limitations of previous studies, makes a unique contribution to the evidence on smokefree laws and asthma. The full results are reported in the paper Short-term impact of the smokefree legislation
Apr 15, 2013 University of Bath (uk)
added Apr 16, 2013 13:47
The smoking ban in public places has been linked to 1,900 fewer emergency hospital admissions for asthma patients every year, researchers have found. The ban, which came into force in England in July 2007, has been associated with an annual 5% drop in a
Apr 16, 2013 Press Association (uk)
added Apr 16, 2013 05:55
The number of emergency asthma admissions has dropped by nearly 2,000 a year in England since the introduction of the smoking ban, according to a study published today and funded by the Department of Health.
Apr 16, 2013 Times Of London (uk)
added Apr 16, 2013 05:52
The largest study of its kind has shown the public health benefit of smoking bans for non-smokers.
Apr 15, 2013 Medical Daily
added Apr 16, 2013 03:19
his adds up to around 1900 fewer such admissions every year, the authors calculate, and confirms the value of public health interventions, such as smoking bans, they say. They base their findings on the number of emergency admissions for asthma among a
Apr 15, 2013 ScienceDaily
added Apr 16, 2013 02:53
* Number of adult asthma patients needing urgent treatment has fallen by 6,000 since smoking ban * Emergency admissions for heart attacks and childhood asthma-related problems have also fallen
Apr 16, 2013 The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Apr 16, 2013 02:35
Just one in four Dutch secondary school playgrounds are officially smoke-free zones, according to new research by asthma research group Longfonds.
Mar 25, 2013 DutchNews.nl (nl)
added Mar 25, 2013 17:17
Dr Nigel Calvert, of NHS Cumbria, wants to raise awareness of the dangers of second-hand smoke on children and said adults smoking in cars led to them suffering from illnesses such as bronchitis and asthma.
Mar 19, 2013 West Cumberland Times & Star (uk)
added Mar 19, 2013 11:04