Advances in treating acute asthma exacerbations in children.

  title={Advances in treating acute asthma exacerbations in children.},
  author={Craig M. Schramm and Christopher L. Carroll},
  journal={Current opinion in pediatrics},
  volume={21 3},
PURPOSE OF REVIEW Asthma continues to be a major chronic disease in children, and acute asthma exacerbations are common. Although the basic therapy of asthma exacerbations has not changed, recent studies have demonstrated improved outcomes with different modes of delivery of medications, improved patients' self-management of their asthma, and recognition of risk factors for severe exacerbations. RECENT FINDINGS Recent studies in children have shown that written action plans based on symptom… CONTINUE READING
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