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Characteristics of inner‐city children with asthma: The National Cooperative Inner‐City Asthma Study
Asthma morbidity has increased dramatically in the past decade, especially among poor and minority children in the inner cities. The National Cooperative Inner‐City Asthma Study (NCICAS) is aExpand
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A randomized clinical trial to reduce asthma morbidity among inner-city children: results of the National Cooperative Inner-City Asthma Study.
OBJECTIVE To evaluate a family-focused asthma intervention designed for inner-city children 5 to 11 years old with moderate to severe asthma. STUDY DESIGN Randomized, multisite, controlled trial toExpand
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Design and methods of the National Cooperative Inner‐City Asthma Study
The National Cooperative Inner‐City Asthma Study (NCICAS) was established to identify and then intervene on those factors which are related to asthma morbidity among children in the inner‐city. ThisExpand
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Inhibiting Plasma Kallikrein for Hereditary Angioedema Prophylaxis
Background Hereditary angioedema with C1 inhibitor deficiency is characterized by recurrent, unpredictable swelling episodes caused by uncontrolled plasma kallikrein generation and excessiveExpand
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Psychosocial characteristics of inner‐city children with asthma: A description of the NCICAS psychosocial protocol
Previous research has demonstrated a significant reciprocal relationship between psychosocial factors and asthma morbidity in children. The National Cooperative Inner‐City Asthma Study investigatedExpand
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Successful techniques for retention of study participants in an inner-city population.
The purpose of this work was to describe methods of retaining participants in studies of inner-city populations, including the timing and intensity of contacts; and to describe the characteristics ofExpand
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Effect of Lanadelumab Compared With Placebo on Prevention of Hereditary Angioedema Attacks: A Randomized Clinical Trial
Importance Current treatments for long-term prophylaxis in hereditary angioedema have limitations. Objective To assess the efficacy of lanadelumab, a fully human monoclonal antibody that selectivelyExpand
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Inhibition of human polymorphonuclear leukocyte function by 2-cyclohexene-1-one. A role for glutathione in cell activation.
2-cyclohexene-1-one and diethyl maleate specifically decrease reduced glutathione (GSH) levels in human polymorphonuclear leukocytes (PMN) by direct conjugation, and by interaction with theExpand
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Air filters and air cleaners: rostrum by the American Academy of Allergy, Asthma & Immunology Indoor Allergen Committee.
The allergist is generally recognized as possessing the greatest expertise in relating airborne contaminants to respiratory health, both atopic and nonatopic. Consequently, allergists are most oftenExpand
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Elective penicillin skin testing in a pediatric outpatient setting.
BACKGROUND Adverse reactions associated with penicillin-type antibiotics are common in pediatric practice, leading to the subsequent unnecessary use of alternative antibiotics. IgE-mediatedExpand
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