CME/CE: Wildfire Smoke May Spark Heart Troubles

Publication Date:
Sat, 08/01/2015
By: Alere Staff

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American Heart Association

 

ACTIVE DATE

July 16, 2015 – July 16, 2017

 

CREDIT

Physicians: 0.25 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s) ™

 

DESCRIPTION

Exposure to fine particulate matter air pollution during wildfires may increase risk for cardiac arrest and other acute heart problems, particularly in the elderly, according to Australian researchers.

 

LINK

http://www.medpagetoday.com/Cardiology/Arrhythmias/52621