Non-pharmacological management

February 2003
Thorax;Feb2003 Supplement 1, Vol. 58, pi10
Academic Journal
There is increasing interest in factors which, if avoided, might facilitate the management of asthma, reducing the requirement for pharmacotherapy, and which may have the potential to modify fundamental causes of asthma. However evidence has been difficult to obtain for many approaches and more studies are required. Primary prophylaxis is employed before there is any evidence of disease in an attempt to prevent its onset. A number of potential strategies are discussed in this article.


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