pneumonia case-finding in the respire guatemala indoor air pollution trial: standardizing methods for resource-poor settings.trials of environmental risk factors and acute lower respiratory infections (alri) face a double challenge: implementing sufficiently sensitive and specific outcome assessments, and blinding. we evaluate methods used in the first randomized exposure study of pollution indoors and respiratory effects (respire): a controlled trial testing the impact of reduced indoor air pollution on alri, conducted among children <or= 18 months in rural guatemala.200717768502
effect of reduction in household air pollution on childhood pneumonia in guatemala (respire): a randomised controlled trial.pneumonia causes more child deaths than does any other disease. observational studies have indicated that smoke from household solid fuel is a significant risk factor that affects about half the world's children. we investigated whether an intervention to lower indoor wood smoke emissions would reduce pneumonia in children.201122078686
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