Host and environmental predictors of exhaled breath temperature in the elderly
Bijnens, Esmée Pieters, Nicky Dewitte, Harrie Cox, Bianca Janssen, Bram G Saenen, Nelly Dons, Evi Zeegers, Maurice P Int Panis, Luc Nawrot, Tim # ×
BMC Public Health vol:13 pages:1226
Exhaled breath temperature has been suggested as a new method to detect and monitor pathological processes in the respiratory system. The putative mechanism of this approach is based upon changes in the blood flow. So far potential factors that influence breath temperature have not been studied in the general population.