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Progress in the management of childhood asthma.
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PMID:  22348203     Owner:  NLM     Status:  PubMed-not-MEDLINE    
Asthma has become the most common chronic disease in childhood. Significant advances in epidemiological research as well as in therapy of pediatric asthma have been made over the past 2 decades. In this review, we look at certain aspects therapy of childhood asthma, both in the past and present. Literature review on allergen avoidance (including mites, cockroach and cat), intensive therapy with β(2)-agonists in acute asthma (administering via continuous nebulization and intravenous routes), a revisit of theophylline use and its action, the use of inhaled corticosteroids in various phases of childhood asthma and sublingual immunotherapy in asthma are examined. Recent facts and dilemmas of these treatments are identified along with expression of our opinions, particularly on points of childhood asthma in the Asia-Pacific, are made in this review.
Pakit Vichyanond; Rattana Pensrichon; Suruthai Kurasirikul
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Journal Article     Date:  2012-01-31
Journal Detail:
Title:  Asia Pacific allergy     Volume:  2     ISSN:  2233-8268     ISO Abbreviation:  Asia Pac Allergy     Publication Date:  2012 Jan 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2012-02-20     Completed Date:  2013-04-12     Revised Date:  2013-05-29    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  101561954     Medline TA:  Asia Pac Allergy     Country:  Korea (South)    
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Languages:  eng     Pagination:  15-25     Citation Subset:  -    
Department of Pediatrics, Faculty of Medicine Siriraj Hospital, Mahidol University, Bangkok 10700, Thailand.
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