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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 treatment 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 symptom control and reduced number and severity of exacerbations. Children with infrequent episodic wheeze do not benefit f...

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10.1089/ped.2011.0073

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Institution:
University of Oxford
Department:
Oxford, MSD, Paediatrics
Role:
Author
Journal:
PEDIATRIC ALLERGY IMMUNOLOGY AND PULMONOLOGY
Volume:
24
Issue:
1
Pages:
15-19
Publication date:
2011-03-05
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EISSN:
2151-3228
ISSN:
2151-321X
URN:
uuid:64ca5ea0-25d8-4dd1-8b01-89db969cff69
Source identifiers:
190712
Local pid:
pubs:190712
Language:
English

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