[Treatment of asthma in children; revised guidelines by pediatric pneumologists. Section of Pediatric Lung Diseases of the Dutch Association of Pediatric Medicine].

  • Menno Hoekstra
  • Published 1997 in Nederlands tijdschrift voor geneeskunde


The diagnosis of 'asthma' is still based on anamnesis, physical examination and lung function tests. Supplementary examinations (laboratory or roentgen) are carried out only if indicated. Most young children with recurrent periods of wheezing and coughing prove not to develop asthma in the long run. Oral medication no longer has a place in the treatment of… (More)


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