Biologic mechanisms of environmental tobacco smoke in children with poorly controlled asthma: results from a multicenter clinical trial.

@article{Lang2013BiologicMO,
  title={Biologic mechanisms of environmental tobacco smoke in children with poorly controlled asthma: results from a multicenter clinical trial.},
  author={Jason E. Lang and Allen J. Dozor and Janet T Holbrook and Edward B Mougey and Sankaran Krishnan and Shawn Sweeten and Robert A. Wise and William Gerald Teague and Christine Y Wei and David M. Shade and J. J. G. Lima},
  journal={The journal of allergy and clinical immunology. In practice},
  year={2013},
  volume={1 2},
  pages={172-80}
}
BACKGROUND Environmental tobacco smoke (ETS) negatively affects children with asthma. The prevalence of ETS exposure among children with poor asthma control may be changing. Importantly, the mechanisms by which ETS worsens asthma control are poorly understood. OBJECTIVE We describe how ETS affects gastroesophageal reflux (GER), respiratory infections, and… CONTINUE READING