May 2012
Air Quality & Climate Change;May2012, Vol. 46 Issue 2, pEI-6
Academic Journal
The article announces that updates were made to the popular "First Aid for Asthma" chart from the National Asthma Council Australia which include a new paediatric "Kids' First Aid for Asthma" chart that contains new evidence and medications.


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