A patient with asthma seeks medical advice in 1828, 1928, and 2012.

@article{Mutius2012APW,
  title={A patient with asthma seeks medical advice in 1828, 1928, and 2012.},
  author={E. von Mutius and J. Drazen},
  journal={The New England journal of medicine},
  year={2012},
  volume={366 9},
  pages={
          827-34
        }
}
  • E. von Mutius, J. Drazen
  • Published 2012
  • Medicine
  • The New England journal of medicine
  • People have suffered from asthma for millennia. To illustrate the changes in our understanding and treatment of asthma over the past 200 years, the authors provide three fictional reports of consultations performed for essentially the same patient, who has what we now call asthma. 

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