2501:
Inner-City Environmental Exposures and Childhood Asthma: Emerging Concepts from Home and School Studies
Asthma
Saturday, March 3, 2018: 12:30 PM-1:30 PM
Hyatt, Convention Level, Celebration 1
1.00 CME/CE
Seminar
Primary Discussion Leaders:
Matthew Perzanowski, PhD
William J. Sheehan, MD

Learning Objectives:
  1. Describe emerging evidence on allergen exposures specific to inner-city childhood environments, with a focus on mouse and cockroach allergen exposures and successful allergen reduction strategies
  2. Describe the current literature on air pollution exposures specific to the inner-city and efforts to reduce or eliminate these exposures
  3. Discuss how young children with asthma are susceptible to harmful effects of these exposures not only in the home, but also in the school environment
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