Asthma in older adults

@article{Gibson2010AsthmaIO,
  title={Asthma in older adults},
  author={P. Gibson and V. McDonald and G. Marks},
  journal={The Lancet},
  year={2010},
  volume={376},
  pages={803-813}
}
  • P. Gibson, V. McDonald, G. Marks
  • Published 2010
  • Medicine
  • The Lancet
  • Asthma in older people is common and is characterised by underdiagnosis and undertreatment. Ageing is associated with unique issues that modify expression, recognition, and treatment of the disease. In particular, asthma and chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) both overlap and converge in older people. This concurrence, together with absence of precise diagnostic methods, makes diagnosis complex. A multidimensional assessment that addresses airway problems, comorbidities, risk factors… CONTINUE READING

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