Comparison of exhaled nitric oxide to spirometry during emergency treatment of asthma exacerbations with glucocorticoids in children.

@article{Lanz1999ComparisonOE,
  title={Comparison of exhaled nitric oxide to spirometry during emergency treatment of asthma exacerbations with glucocorticoids in children.},
  author={Miguel J Lanz and Donald Y. M. Leung and Carl W. White},
  journal={Annals of allergy, asthma & immunology : official publication of the American College of Allergy, Asthma, & Immunology},
  year={1999},
  volume={82 2},
  pages={161-4}
}
BACKGROUND Asthma is characterized as a chronic inflammatory process; however, there is no easily measured marker for airway inflammation. Such a marker, particularly in children, would be very helpful in the management of asthma even in the acute setting. OBJECTIVE The purposes of this study were to determine whether asthmatic children have (1) elevation of exhaled breath nitric oxide (ENO) during acute exacerbations when presenting to the emergency room, (2) reduction of ENO following… CONTINUE READING

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