TITLE

Paediatric pot-pourri

PUB. DATE
December 2003
SOURCE
Thorax;Dec2003 Supplement 3, Vol. 58, piii66
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
A cross-sectional questionnaire survey of school children in Birmingham was conducted to identify differences in asthma prevalence, diagnosis and treatment in different ethnic groups. The questionnaire comprised respiratory questions from the validated ISAAC questionnaire, in addition to place of birth, ethnicity, socio-economic status, passive and active smoking. Silent aspiration due to gastro-oesophagecil reflux is an important cause of chronic respiratory disease in children. The aim of this study was to determine the relationship between bronchoalveolar lavage cell profile and gastro-oesephageal reflux.
ACCESSION #
12965201

 

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