Clinical aspects of asthma

December 2006
Thorax;Dec2006 Supplement 2, Vol. 61, pii125
Academic Journal
The article presents abstracts of medical research related to clinical aspects of asthma. They include "Evidence-based Asthma Training Improves Asthma," "Severe Asthma Is Associated With Tidal Breathing Close to Residual Volume," and "Adrenal Function of Patients With Bronchiectasis and Asthma who Take Inhaled Corticosteroids."


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