Diagnosis and prognosis of wheezing disorders in young children in the city of São Paulo, Southeast Brazil.

@article{Cardoso2000DiagnosisAP,
  title={Diagnosis and prognosis of wheezing disorders in young children in the city of S{\~a}o Paulo, Southeast Brazil.},
  author={Maria Regina Alves Cardoso and Simon Nicholas Cousens and F{\'a}tima Maria Alves and Maria Miguel Ribeiro and B P Abreu Neto},
  journal={Acta paediatrica},
  year={2000},
  volume={89 12},
  pages={1484-9}
}
UNLABELLED Three-hundred-and-ninety-seven children aged 2-59 mo presenting to the paediatric emergency departments of five public hospitals in São Paulo, Brazil, with an acute episode of lower respiratory disease were examined. The children were classified into the following diagnostic categories: acute bronchitis, acute bronchiolitis, pneumonia, asthma, post-bronchiolitis wheezing and wheezing of uncertain aetiology. Three years after the initial study, the homes of the children diagnosed as… CONTINUE READING