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Should inhaled corticosteroids be used to treat recurrent wheeze in preschool children?

Abstract:

Wheeze in preschool children is common. In a small proportion of children, it can be very troublesome, requiring repeated visits for medical attention. Response to treatments is variable and often disappointing. Children with frequent wheeze, particularly if they have a family history of asthma, are likely to benefit from inhaled corticosteroids, in terms of both improved system control and reduced number and severity of exacerbations. Children with infrequent episodic wheeze do not benefit f...

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Published
Peer review status:
Peer reviewed

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10.1089/ped.2011.0073

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Institution:
"University of Oxford", "Oxford Radcliffe Hospitals"
Department:
Medical Sciences Division - Paediatrics,Department of
Role:
Author
Publisher:
Mary Ann Liebert, Inc. Publisher's website
Journal:
Pediatric Allergy, Immunology, and Pulmonology Journal website
Volume:
24
Issue:
1
Pages:
15-19
Publication date:
2011-03-05
DOI:
EISSN:
2151-3228
ISSN:
2151-321X
URN:
uuid:2ba351ca-1fc8-45a6-a2f3-4454a8366e42
Local pid:
ora:5481
Language:
English
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