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Definition, assessment and treatment of wheezing disorders in preschool children: an evidence-based approach
There is poor agreement on definitions of different phenotypes of preschool wheezing disorders. The present Task Force proposes to use the terms episodic (viral) wheeze to describe children whoExpand
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Quality assessment using River Habitat Survey data
1. A representative sample of habitat features from rivers in the UK and Isle of Man has been generated by River Habitat Survey (RHS) during 1994–1997. This baseline reference provides a sound basisExpand
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Recommendations for the assessment and management of cough in children
All children experience head colds and many consult their doctor because of associated coughing.1 Cough with colds remedies are among the most commonly used medications in children in WesternExpand
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Reclaiming the definition of sustainability.
BACKGROUND AND SCOPE Since its inception two decades ago, the concept of sustainable development has suffered from a proliferation of definitions, such that it has increasingly come to mean manyExpand
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Payments for ecosystem services: A best practice guide
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Chronic wet cough: Protracted bronchitis, chronic suppurative lung disease and bronchiectasis
The role of persistent and recurrent bacterial infection of the conducting airways (endobronchial infection) in the causation of chronic respiratory symptoms, particularly chronic wet cough, hasExpand
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Getting to grips with 'dysfunctional breathing'.
Dysfunctional breathing (DB) is common, frequently unrecognised and responsible for a substantial burden of morbidity. Previously lack of clarity in the use of the term and the use of multiple termsExpand
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Analysis of cells obtained by bronchial lavage of infants with respiratory syncytial virus infection.
To study the cellular infiltrate that occurs within the airways of infants with respiratory syncytial virus bronchiolitis, samples of airways secretions were obtained by bronchial lavage from theExpand
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Plasmacytoid dendritic cells protect from viral bronchiolitis and asthma through semaphorin 4a–mediated T reg expansion
Respiratory syncytial virus–bronchiolitis is a major independent risk factor for subsequent asthma, but the causal mechanisms remain obscure. We identified that transient plasmacytoid dendritic cellExpand
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