Avoidance of environmental allergens

December 1999
CMAJ: Canadian Medical Association Journal;11/30/99 Supplement, Vol. 161, pS20
Academic Journal
The article focuses on the recommendations to avoid exposure to environmental allergens contributing to asthma. Avoidance of environmental allergens is part of asthma management. Exposure to such allergens contributes to the increased prevalence and severity of asthma. When allergens are avoided, symptoms of asthma and measurements of airflow obstruction and hyperresponsiveness improve.


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