TITLE

Achieving control of asthma in preschoolers

AUTHOR(S)
Kovesi, Thomas; Schuh, Suzanne; Spier, Sheldon; Bérubé, Denis; Carr, Stuart; Watson, Wade; McIvor, R. Andrew
PUB. DATE
March 2010
SOURCE
CMAJ: Canadian Medical Association Journal;3/9/2010 Supplement, Vol. 182, pE172
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Case Study
ABSTRACT
The article presents case studies of two children under six years old who experienced wheezing. Billy, 2 years of age, presents to the physician's office with his fourth episode of wheezing in the past 18 months while Chantal, 4 years of first experienced wheezing in association with cold at 11 months of age. Billy's mother had smoked 10 cigarettes throughout the pregnancy. The article discusses asthma, diagnosis and patterns of asthma and management of persistent asthma.
ACCESSION #
48490554

 

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