Asthma management: evidence based studies and their implications for cost-efficacy.

  • T. K. Lim
  • Published 1999 in Asian Pacific journal of allergy and immunology

Abstract

This review attempts to infer a cost-effective strategy for the management of bronchial asthma based on evidence from randomized controlled trials. Acute severe asthma should be treated with short-acting inhaled beta-agonists followed by a short course of oral steroids. Decisions on hospital admission should be made within 1 to 2 hours and prolonged… (More)

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@article{Lim1999AsthmaME, title={Asthma management: evidence based studies and their implications for cost-efficacy.}, author={T. K. Lim}, journal={Asian Pacific journal of allergy and immunology}, year={1999}, volume={17 3}, pages={195-202} }