Environmental Control for Allergic Disease

  • Edward M. Zoratti
Part of the Current Clinical Practice book series (CCP)


The air we breathe contains a broad spectrum of airborne allergens and irritants that are derived from a variety of organic and inorganic sources. These airborne substances are capable of triggering symptoms of asthma, bronchitis, and rhinoconjunctivitis. Although outdoor allergens and pollutants receive a great deal of attention, the average American spends 93% of his or her time indoors. Therefore, control of the indoor environment is likely to have a significant impact on the health of patients who are sensitive to indoor airborne substances.


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