Comparison of males and females presenting with acute asthma to the emergency department.

@article{Awadh1996ComparisonOM,
  title={Comparison of males and females presenting with acute asthma to the emergency department.},
  author={N Awadh and S Chu and Andrei Grunfeld and Kathleen Simpson and J Mark FitzGerald},
  journal={Respiratory medicine},
  year={1996},
  volume={90 8},
  pages={485-9}
}
OBJECTIVES To determine the female:male ratio and compare the severity of asthma between female and male patients presenting with acute asthma to the authors' emergency department (ED). PATIENTS Patients aged 15-50 years presenting with acute asthma. SETTING Emergency department of a university-affiliated hospital. METHODS Retrospective analysis of asthma surveillance data and medical records of all asthma-related visits to ED over 6 months (January 1992-June 1992). RESULTS One hundred… CONTINUE READING

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