Summary of recommendations from the Canadian Asthma Consensus Guidelines, 2003
- Once a day asthma treatment. // Pediatrics for Parents;1999, Vol. 18 Issue 9, p7
Focuses on article about the corticosteroid treatment of childhood asthma, published in the October 15, 1998 issue of the `Doctor's Guide' periodical. Use of Pulmicort as a once-a-day treatment option for asthma; Mechanism of action of corticosteroids.
- Management of asthma in children. Townshend, J.; Hails, S.; Mckean, M. // BMJ: British Medical Journal (International Edition);8/4/2007, Vol. 335 Issue 7613, p253
The article presents an overview of the management of asthma in children. A discussion of what the acute managemnt of asthma, long term management of atopic asthma and episodic viral wheeze is is presented. The benefits and disadvantages of the use of corticosteroids and long acting beta...
- Categorizing Asthma Severity:An Overview of National Guidelines. Colice, Gene L. // Clinical Medicine & Research;Aug2004, Vol. 2 Issue 3, p155
Asthma is an inflammatory disease of the airways associated with intermittent episodes of bronchospasm. Corticosteroids are the most effective anti-inflammatory class of medication currently available for the treatment of asthma. However, as higher doses of inhaled corticosteroids are used the...
- The effect of inhaled corticosteroids on Chlamydophila pneumoniae and Mycoplasma pneumoniae infection in children with bronchial asthma. Kazunobu Ouchi; Susumu Furukawa // Journal of Infection & Chemotherapy (Springer Science & Business;Apr2009, Vol. 15 Issue 2, p99
AbstractÂ Â The purpose of this study was to clarify whether inhaled corticosteroids (ICSs) increased the infectious load of Chlamydophila pneumoniae and/or Mycoplasma pneumoniae in the respiratory tracts of asthmatic children. We studied a total of 310 outpatients with chronic stable...
- Literature Reviews: Allergy and Immunology. Lampe, John B.; Melton Jr, A. L. // Clinical Pediatrics;Jan2000, Vol. 39 Issue 1, p62
Presents the summary of the article `Oral vs. IV Corticosteroids in Children Hospitalized With Asthma,' by J.M. Becker, A. Arora, R.J. Scarfone, N.D. Spector, et al., published in a 1999 issue of `Journal of Allergy and Clinical Immunology.'
- Inhalent Marketed for Use in Young Children with Asthma. // FDA Consumer;Nov/Dec2000, Vol. 34 Issue 6, p4
Provides information on Pulmicort Respules, an inhaled corticosteroid for young children with asthma. Details on inhaled corticosteroids; Side effects of the drug; Effect of corticosteroids on a child's growth.
- Ten-year prescription trends of asthma medications in the management of childhood wheeze. Soh, Jian Yi; Ng, Beatrice; Tan, Zeying; Xu, Shuhui; Hing, Wee Chuan; Wu, Tuck Seng; Chan, Yiong Huak; Lee, Bee Wah // Allergy & Asthma Proceedings;Jan/Feb2014, Vol. 35 Issue 1, p1
Asthma is the most common chronic disorder of childhood. The aim of this study was to assess prescription trends of asthma medications to provide a measure to evaluate treatment practices and compliance with established international practice guidelines. A retrospective study of data obtained...
- Extra-Fine Aerosolized Beclomethasone in Asthma. Miller, Karl E. // American Family Physician;6/1/2003, Vol. 67 Issue 11, p2391
Discusses the study 'Efficacy and Safety of Beclomethasone Dipropionate Extrafine Aerosol in Childhood Asthma. A 12-week, Randomized, Double-blind, Placebo-controlled Study,' by A. Nayak et al., from the December 2002 issue of the journal 'Chest.'
- Inhaled budesonide and bone formation in children. Joyce, Terrence J. // American Family Physician;6/1/1998, Vol. 57 Issue 11, p2819
Discusses the effectiveness which the anti-inflammatory medicines such as inhaled corticosteroids in reference to the treatment of asthma. Hesitation of physicians in prescribing inhaled corticosteroids for children due to the possible adverse effects on bone growth and information; Evaluation...