Approaches to asthma management. Realities and recommendations.

  title={Approaches to asthma management. Realities and recommendations.},
  author={James P Kemp},
  journal={Archives of internal medicine},
  volume={153 7},
As asthma prevalence continues to increase, so does its impact on public health and on health care systems. Despite the prescription of more antiasthma medications than ever before, morbidity and mortality associated with asthma continue to increase. The focus of asthma therapy is changing, with a greater emphasis on control of the inflammatory rather than the bronchoconstrictive component. Several sets of guidelines recently developed by groups of asthma specialists clearly reflect this new… CONTINUE READING

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