Assessment and validation of bronchodilation using the interrupter technique in preschool children.

@article{Mele2010AssessmentAV,
  title={Assessment and validation of bronchodilation using the interrupter technique in preschool children.},
  author={Laura Mele and Peter D. Sly and Claudia Calogero and Roberto Bernardini and Elio Novembre and Chiara Azzari and Maurizio de Martino and Enrico Lombardi},
  journal={Pediatric pulmonology},
  year={2010},
  volume={45 7},
  pages={633-8}
}
OBJECTIVE To determine and validate a cut-off value for bronchodilation using the interrupter resistance (Rint) in preschool children. PATIENTS AND METHODS Rint was measured in 60 healthy children (age range 2.7-6.4 years) before and after salbutamol inhalation (200 microg). Four potential methods for assessing BDR were evaluated: percent change from… CONTINUE READING