TITLE

Influence of treatment on peak expiratory flow and its relation to airway hyperresponsiveness and symptoms. The Dutch CNSLD Study Group

AUTHOR(S)
Kerstjens, H A; Brand, P L; de Jong, P M; Koëter, G H; Postma, D S
PUB. DATE
November 1994
SOURCE
Thorax;Nov1994, Vol. 49 Issue 11, p1109
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
No abstract available.
ACCESSION #
66041054

 

Related Articles

  • Ciclesonide in persistent asthma: the evidence of its therapeutic value. Kenreigh, Charlotte A.; Wagner, Linda Timm; Chrisp, Paul // Core Evidence;2006, Vol. 1 Issue 4, p232 

    Introduction: Asthma, a respiratory disease associated with airway inflammation and hyperresponsiveness, is one of the most prevalent chronic diseases worldwide affecting both children and adults. Inhaled corticosteroids are considered to be the cornerstone of asthma management. Ciclesonide, an...

  • A Comparison of Beclomethasone, Salmeterol, and Placebo in Children with Asthma. Simons, F. Estelle R. // New England Journal of Medicine;12/04/97, Vol. 337 Issue 23, p1659 

    Background: An inhaled glucocorticoid is currently the medication of choice for long-term control of persistent asthma in children. The role of long-acting β2-adrenergic–receptor agonists, such as salmeterol, needs to be defined. Methods: We conducted a randomized, double-blind,...

  • Weight Loss Improves Asthmatic Pulmonary Status. Kirchner, Jeffrey T. // American Family Physician;6/15/2001, Vol. 63 Issue 12, p2427 

    Presents information on a study by K. Hakala and others to clarify the effect of weight loss on various measures of pulmonary function such as peak expiratory flow (PEF) rate in patients with asthma. Description of the study and its results; Conclusion that in asthmatic patients weight loss...

  • Growing up with asthma. Sears, Malcolm R. // BMJ: British Medical Journal (International Edition);7/9/94, Vol. 309 Issue 6947, p72 

    Focuses on the persistence of childhood asthma into adult life. Presence of a lower mid-expiratory flow in asthma developed in adulthood; Airway hyperresponsiveness in childhood presents a risk factor for persistent asthma in adults; Encouragement on the study of the efficacy of the treatment...

  • Obesity is a risk for asthma and wheeze but not airway hyperresponsiveness. Schachter, L. M.; Salome, C. M.; Peat, J. K.; Woolcock, A. J. // Thorax;Jan2001, Vol. 56 Issue 1, p4 

    Background-A study was undertaken to a assess whether the recent increases in prevalence of both asthma and obesity are linked and to determine if obesity is a risk factor for diagnosed asthma, symptoms, use of asthma medication, or airway hyperresponsiveness. Methods-Data from 1971 white adults...

  • Comparison of various airflow measurements in symptomatic textile workers. Fishwick, D.; Barraclough, R.; Pickering, T.; Fletcher, A.; Lewis, R.; Niven, R.; Warburton, C. J. // Occupational Medicine;Dec2010, Vol. 60 Issue 8, p631 

    Aims To investigate the poorly understood relationship between work-related respiratory symptoms, airway reactivity, across working shift change in forced expiratory volume in 1 s (FEV1) and work-related changes in serial peak expiratory flow (sPEF) measures in a group of textile workers.Methods...

  • Distal Airway Impairment in Obese Normoreactive Women. Marin, Grégory; Gamez, Anne Sophie; Molinari, Nicolas; Kacimi, Djamila; Vachier, Isabelle; Paganin, Fabrice; Chanez, Pascal; Bourdin, Arnaud // BioMed Research International;2013, Vol. 2013, p1 

    Background. Asthma-like symptoms are frequent in overweight and obesity, but the mechanism is unclear when airway hyperresponsiveness (AHR) is lacking. In this study, we focused on obese women with a clinical suspicion of asthma but negative methacholine challenge and tested distal airway...

  • Premenstrual Asthma: Epidemiology, Pathogenesis and Treatment. Tan, K.S. // Drugs;Nov2001, Vol. 61 Issue 14, p2079 

    The exacerbation of asthma in the premenstrual period has long been of interest. Premenstrual asthma has been estimated to affect up to 40% of females with asthma, although the exact prevalence of this phenomenon is unclear as studies have involved small numbers in hospital clinics. Large-scale...

  • Asthma: clinical assessment.  // Thorax;Dec2004 Supplement, Vol. 59, p50 

    The article presents some papers related to clinical assessment of asthma. There is currently great interest in developing non-invasive measures of airway inflammation in asthma. Proposed markers of airway inflammation and or oxidative stress in asthma include the exhaled gases, nitric oxide...

  • Diagnostic approaches in asthma. Katsoulis, Konstantinos // Pneumon;Jan-Mar2014, Vol. 27 Issue 1, p68 

    Asthma is a common chronic respiratory disease characterized by paroxysmal or persistent respiratory symptoms associated with variable airflow limitation and airway hyperresponsiveness. The early diagnosis and treatment of asthma is important for improving the health of the patient and...

Share

Read the Article

Courtesy of VIRGINIA BEACH PUBLIC LIBRARY AND SYSTEM

Sign out of this library

Other Topics