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The use of exhaled nitric oxide to guide asthma management: a randomized controlled trial.

Abstract:

RATIONALE: Current asthma guidelines recommend adjusting antiinflammatory treatment on the basis of the results of lung function tests and symptom assessment, neither of which are closely associated with airway inflammation. OBJECTIVES: We tested the hypothesis that titrating corticosteroid dose using the concentration of exhaled nitric oxide in exhaled breath (Fe(NO)) results in fewer asthma exacerbations and more efficient use of corticosteroids, when compared with traditional management. ...

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10.1164/rccm.200610-1427oc

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Journal:
American journal of respiratory and critical care medicine
Volume:
176
Issue:
3
Pages:
231-237
Publication date:
2007-08-01
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EISSN:
1535-4970
ISSN:
1073-449X
Source identifiers:
435293
Language:
English
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pubs:435293
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uuid:cabb4f48-2571-435c-95ec-d1755b100a7f
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pubs:435293
Deposit date:
2013-11-16

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