Article Text

Download PDFPDF
Response to Bhaskaran et al's “Effects of air pollution on the incidence of myocardial infarction”
  1. P M Joseph
  1. School of Medicine, University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA
  1. Correspondence to Professor Peter M Joseph, University of Pennsylvania, 3400 Spruce Street, Philadelphia, PA 19104, USA; joseph{at}

Statistics from

Request Permissions

If you wish to reuse any or all of this article please use the link below which will take you to the Copyright Clearance Center’s RightsLink service. You will be able to get a quick price and instant permission to reuse the content in many different ways.

To the Editor: I am writing to comment on the excellent article by Bhaskaran et al in Heart,1 and especially on the editorial by David Newby2 who commented on this paper. In my opinion, Dr Newby has missed the most important conclusion of Bhaskaran et al's paper.

Dr Newby's editorial was focused mainly on the cardiac effects of fine particulate pollution and included a graph …

View Full Text


  • Linked articles 189290, 189308.

  • Competing interests None.

  • Provenance and peer review Not commissioned; not externally peer reviewed.

Linked Articles

  • Featured correspondence
    K Bhaskaran S Hajat A Haines L Smeeth
  • Featured correspondence
    J P Langrish N L Mills K Donaldson D E Newby