Diagnosis of asthma
- False labelling. White, Carol // Practice Nurse;8/26/2005, Vol. 30 Issue 3, p30
Presents a letter to the editor in response to the article "Labels," by Jane Tyke, published in the June 24, 2005 issue of the "Practice Nurse" periodical.
- Measuring peak flow enhances adherence to monitoring in asthma. Slader, Cassandra A.; Belousova, Elena G.; Reddel, Helen K. // Thorax;Aug2007, Vol. 62 Issue 8, p741
A letter to the editor is presented in response to the article about peak expiratory flow (PEF) monitoring in asthma in the 2007 issue.
- Leptin and regulatory T cells in obese patients with asthma. Mascitelli, L.; Pezzetta, F.; Goldstein, M. R. // Thorax;Jul2008, Vol. 63 Issue 7, p659
A letter to the editor is presented in response to the article "Body Mass Index and Asthma Severity in the National Asthma Survey," in the previous issue.
- All that wheezes is not asthma. Narayan, Girish; Narayana, G. K.; Prabhakar, K. // Journal of Emergencies, Trauma & Shock;Jan-Mar2013, Vol. 6 Issue 1, p61
A letter to the editor is presented regarding a 50-year-old female who was misdiagnosed with bronchial asthma.
- Asthma increase is due to improved diagnosis. Hartley, Jo // GP: General Practitioner;10/14/2002, p10
Reports on a research published in the journal 'European Respiratory Journal' in the first week of October 2002, which focuses on an increase in the prevalence of asthma in Great Britain due to improved diagnosis. Percentage of increase in asthma cases from 1993 to 1999; Reasons for lack of...
- A novel mechanism for fatal asthma? Sur, S.; Crotty, T.B. // Patient Care;10/30/1993, Vol. 27 Issue 17, p93
Reports on an immunohistologically distinct form of asthma that causes death faster than more common forms of fatal asthma. Article by S. Sur, T.B. Crotty, G.M. Kephart and others entitled `Sudden-Onset Fatal Asthma: A Distinct Entity with Few Eosinophils and Relatively More Neutrophils in the...
- My child suffers from asthma. // Body Bulletin;Jul97, p4
Presents warning signs of asthma attack. Drop in peak flow reading; Chronic coughing at night; Difficulty in breathing and more signs.
- Objective measures and the diagnosis of asthma. Britton, John; Lewis, Sarah // BMJ: British Medical Journal (International Edition);07/25/98, Vol. 317 Issue 7153, p227
Editorial. Comments on the need for a diagnostic test for the diagnosis of asthma. Benefits of using objective markers; How asthma is usually diagnosed; Objectives which can be used to diagnose asthma.
- Recognition and Treatment of Asthma. // American Family Physician;10/1/1993, Vol. 48 Issue 5, p930
Underscores the need for physicians to be aware of the potential to detect symptoms of asthma in routine office visits, regardless of presenting complaints. Underrecognition and undertreatment of asthma and wheezing in Sydney, Australia; Citation from the journal Australian Family Physician, May...