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Canadian Thoracic Society Asthma Management Continuum--2010 Consensus Summary for children six years of age and over, and adults.
BACKGROUND/OBJECTIVE To integrate new evidence into the Canadian Asthma Management Continuum diagram, encompassing both pediatric and adult asthma. METHODS The Canadian Thoracic Society AsthmaExpand
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Global strategy for the diagnosis and management of asthma in children 5 years and younger
Asthma is the most common chronic disease of childhood and the leading cause of childhood morbidity from chronic disease as measured by school absences, emergency department visits, and hospitalionsExpand
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Traffic-related air pollution and incident asthma in a high-risk birth cohort
Objectives The risk of incident asthma and bronchial hyper-reactivity associated with early life exposure to traffic-related air pollution has not been fully elucidated. We aimed to evaluate theExpand
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Implementing practice guidelines: a workshop on guidelines dissemination and implementation with a focus on asthma and COPD.
The present supplement summarizes the proceedings of the symposium "Implementing practice guidelines: A workshop on guidelines dissemination and implementation with a focus on asthma and COPD", whichExpand
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What is new since the last (1999) Canadian Asthma Consensus Guidelines?
The objective of the present document is to review the impact of new information on the recommendations made in the last (1999) Canadian Asthma Consensus Guidelines. It includes relevant publishedExpand
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Epidemiology of asthma: risk factors for development
This comprehensive review of the recent literature was undertaken to determine the current state of knowledge of the risk factors involved in the development of asthma in order to focusExpand
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Canadian Asthma Consensus Report, 1999. Canadian Asthma Consensus Group.
OBJECTIVES To provide physicians with current guidelines for the diagnosis and optimal management of asthma in children and adults, including pregnant women and the elderly, in office, emergencyExpand
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Metabolomic profiling of asthma: diagnostic utility of urine nuclear magnetic resonance spectroscopy.
BACKGROUND The ability to diagnose and monitor asthma on the basis of noninvasive measurements of airway cellular dysfunction is difficult in the typical clinical setting. OBJECTIVE Metabolomics isExpand
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Association of urokinase-type plasminogen activator with asthma and atopy.
RATIONALE Urokinase plasminogen activator (uPA) interacts with its receptor on inflammatory and migrating cells to regulate extracellular matrix degradation, cell adhesion, and inflammatory cellExpand
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Effectiveness of and compliance to intervention measures in reducing house dust and cat allergen levels.
BACKGROUND Allergic sensitization is a major risk factor in asthma. OBJECTIVE To evaluate the effectiveness of and compliance to intervention measures in reducing levels of house-dust mite and catExpand
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