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Paediatric asthma: diagnosis 

Paediatric asthma: diagnosis
Paediatric asthma: diagnosis

Steve Turner

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date: 06 July 2020

Viral induced wheeze is the most common differential diagnosis for wheeze in children

It is important to clarify the true nature of ‘wheeze’ since rattle, stridor and stertor will all be reported as wheeze by parents

There is no diagnostic test for childhood asthma but negative allergy tests may be useful in lowering the likelihood of an asthma diagnosis...

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