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Document type:
journal article 
Author(s):
Krämer, U; Lemmen, CH; Behrendt, H; Link, E; Schäfer, T; Gostomzyk, J; Scherer, G; Ring, J 
Title:
The effect of environmental tobacco smoke on eczema and allergic sensitization in children. 
Abstract:
BACKGROUND: The negative impact of environmental tobacco smoke (ETS) on airway diseases in children is well known. Whether there is an effect on atopic eczema is not clear. OBJECTIVES: To determine the impact of ETS on atopic eczema, allergic sensitization and allergic airway diseases in 1669 school beginners. METHODS: The prevalence of atopy-related health outcomes was assessed by questionnaire, dermatological examination, skin prick testing and specific immunoglobulin E measurement. Exposure a...    »
 
Journal title abbreviation:
Br J Dermatol 
Year:
2004 
Journal volume:
150 
Journal issue:
Pages contribution:
111-8 
Language:
eng 
Print-ISSN:
0007-0963 
TUM Institution:
Klinik und Poliklinik für Dermatologie und Allergologie