Prevention strategies for asthma -- secondary prevention

September 2005
CMAJ: Canadian Medical Association Journal;9/13/2005 Supplement, Vol. 173, pS25
Academic Journal
The article focuses on the secondary prevention strategies for asthma in children. The process is defined as intervention for infants and children who are at risk for the development of the respiratory disease. Avoidance of tobacco smoke in the environment and physicians should encourage patients sensitized to house dust to have an appropriate environmental control. Furthermore, allergen-specific immunotherapy may prevent the onset of new sensitization in children with respiratory symptoms.


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