Letter by Jin-Shan and Xue-Bin Regarding Article, “Fire Simulation and Cardiovascular Health in Firefighters”
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To the Editor:
We read with great interest the article by Hunter and colleagues1 on the pathogenic mechanism of cardiovascular injury in firefighters. Cardiovascular events are the main cause of deaths among firefighter and responsible for nearly 45% of on-duty fatalities each year in the United States. High temperatures, extreme physical exertion, and noxious air pollutants may contribute to the cardiovascular events. …