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Is exposure to secondhand smoke associated with cognitive parameters of children and adolescents?—a systematic literature review

Chen, Ruoling; Clifford, Angela; Lang, Linda; Anstey, Kaarin

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PURPOSE: Despite the known association of second hand smoke (SHS) with increased risk of ill health and mortality, the effects of SHS exposure on cognitive functioning in children and adolescents are unclear. Through a critical review of the literature we sought to determine whether a relationship exists between these variables. METHODS: The authors systematically reviewed articles (dated 1989–2012) that investigated the association between SHS exposure (including in utero due to SHS...[Show more]

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Date published: 2013-08-19
Type: Journal article
URI: http://hdl.handle.net/1885/10932
Source: Annals of Epidemiology 23.10 (2013): 652-661
DOI: /10.1016/j.annepidem.2013.07.00

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