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Respiratory Infection and Aggravation of Pulmonary Disease Related to Environmental Hygiene Aggravation: What Types of Respiratory Infection and Aggravation of Respiratory Diseases Are Increased by Aggravation of Environmental Hygiene?

  • Shinsuke Yamanda
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Part of the Respiratory Disease Series: Diagnostic Tools and Disease Managements book series (RDSDTDM)

Abstract

After large-scale natural disasters, environmental hygiene in affected areas is aggravated by several causes. This aggravation of environmental hygiene leads to an increased incidence of respiratory infection and exacerbation of chronic pulmonary disease, such as acute respiratory infection, pneumonia, influenza, and tuberculosis; acute exacerbation of chronic obstructive pulmonary disease; and exacerbation of asthma.

Keywords

Tsunami Natural disaster Respiratory infection Respiratory disease Environmental hygiene 

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Authors and Affiliations

  • Shinsuke Yamanda
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  1. 1.Department of Respiratory MedicineSendai Kousei HospitalSendaiJapan

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