Assessment of bronchodilator response in children with asthma. Dutch CNSLD Study Group.


The bronchodilator response (BDR) in forced expiratory volume in one second (FEV1) is routinely assessed to estimate the reversibility of airways obstruction. However, there is no consensus on how the BDR should be expressed, and recommendations applying to children are lacking. Similarly, the relationship between BDR and nonspecific bronchial… (More)


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