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Pulmonary rehabilitation outcomes in individuals with chronic obstructive pulmonary disease: a systematic review

Background: The magnitude of response to pulmonary rehabilitation (PR) is influenced by the selection of outcomes and measures. Objectives: This systematic review aimed to review all outcomes and measures used in clinical&#x...

Lung-deposited dose of particulate matter from residential exposure to smoke from wood burning

Residential settings are of utmost importance for human exposure, as it is where people spend most of their time. Residential wood combustion is a widespread practice known as a source of indoor particulate matter (PM). Ne...

In vitro toxicity of particulate matter emissions from residential pellet combustion

Particulate matter emissions (PM10) from the combustion, in a residential stove, of two commercial brands of certified (ENplus A1) pellets, a non-certified brand and laboratory made pellets of acacia were tested for their ability&#x...

Emissions from residential combustion of certified and uncertified pellets

The aim of the present study was to evaluate the relationship between fuel certification and gaseous and PM10 emissions and their composition. Two pellets labelled as ENplus A1 (certified pellets R and P) and a non-certifi...