Achieving control of asthma in preschoolers

Kovesi, Thomas; Schuh, Suzanne; Spier, Sheldon; Bérubé, Denis; Carr, Stuart; Watson, Wade; McIvor, R. Andrew
March 2010
CMAJ: Canadian Medical Association Journal;3/9/2010 Supplement, Vol. 182, pE172
Academic Journal
Case Study
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.


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