Clinical applications of assessment of airway inflammation using induced sputum.

@article{Pavord2002ClinicalAO,
  title={Clinical applications of assessment of airway inflammation using induced sputum.},
  author={Ian D. Pavord and Peter Sterk and Frederick E. Hargreave and Johan C. Kips and Mark D. Inman and Renaud Louis and M{\'a}rcia Margaret Menezes Pizzichini and Elisabeth H.D. Bel and Isabelle Pin and Diana Carina Grootendorst and Krishnan Parameswaran and Ratko Djukanovi{\'c}},
  journal={The European respiratory journal. Supplement},
  year={2002},
  volume={37},
  pages={40s-43s}
}
Airway diseases account for a significant proportion of the respiratory physician9s workload. Traditionally, conditions are classified according to clinical symptoms and abnormalities of function, although the major categories of airway disease (asthma, chronic cough and chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD)) show considerable overlap in terms of… CONTINUE READING