Damp housing and childhood asthma: validation of reporting of symptoms

Strachan, D.P.
November 1988
BMJ: British Medical Journal (International Edition);11/12/88, Vol. 297 Issue 6658, p1223
Academic Journal
Reports the respiratory symptoms of childhood asthma in Edinburgh, Scotland. Assessment of asthma using the visible presence of fungal mould in the home; Measurement of bronchospasm after exercise; Occurrence of wheeze as the common symptoms.


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