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Pediatric Asthma Refresher for the Primary Care Clinician
In the United States asthma affects nearly 7 million children. Brush up on the core components of pediatric asthma care with this short slide show.
An Overview of Chronic Cough in Children
Here: an overview of the pathophysiology of chronic cough, its epidemiology and etiology; the clinical evaluation, diagnostic workup, and a summary of treatment options.
Asthma Therapy Complicated by Peters Plus Syndrome
The authors describe the case of a 2-year-old girl with severe persistent asthma whose disease management was complicated by this rare clinical diagnosis.
This distribution of an inflammatory disorder in a very young child almost always indicates atopic dermatitis. The family history of asthma suggests the atopic diathesis.
Home Remedies for Bronchitis: Maybe Your Mother Was Right?
Persistent cough and bronchitis are common, and normal, among children. Here are some home treatments I have recommended.
How to Interpret Office Spirometry (Part I): 5 Criteria for Interpreting Flow-Volume Curves
Regular spirometry to monitor lung function ensures successful asthma management—even in children. Here, a refresher for pediatricians on how to evaluate flow-volume curves.
Podcast: Controller Use in Children With Asthma
Here to discuss her observations about controller medication use and sleep problems in children with asthma is Michelle Garrison, MD.
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