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Paediatric asthma: chronic management 

Paediatric asthma: chronic management
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Paediatric asthma: chronic management
Author(s):

Steve Turner

DOI:
10.1093/med/9780199638918.003.0012
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date: 12 August 2020

Asthma control is measured by symptom scores and not PEF or spirometry

Spending time with children and parents on an asthma management plan is important

Low dose ICS control asthma symptoms in the vast majority of children

In children with poor asthma control despite low dose ICSs, the diagnosis should be reconsidered, non-compliance explored and inhaler technique assessed....

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