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Diagnosis and management of adult asthma

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Asthma is a disorder of the airways that is characterized by typical symptoms arising from a complex interplay between chronic inflammation and disordered airway function. Worldwide disease prevalence continues to rise steadily and the condition contributes to significant morbidity and preventable mortality. The goals of treatment in asthma are to achieve control of symptoms and to prevent exacerbations. Important non-pharmacological measures include patient education, avoidance of triggers a...

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10.1016/j.mpmed.2008.01.004

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Journal:
Medicine
Volume:
36
Issue:
4
Pages:
201-208
Publication date:
2008-04-05
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ISSN:
1357-3039
URN:
uuid:df6a0d62-92b4-4156-be0f-15da75462cf3
Source identifiers:
423899
Local pid:
pubs:423899

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