Effects of Smoking Cessation on Airflow Obstruction and Quality of Life in Asthmatic Smokers

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PURPOSE Smoking elicits airway inflammation and airflow obstruction in patients with asthma, even after smoking cessation. The aim of this study was to examine the effects of smoking cessation on lung function and quality of life (QOL) in asthmatic patients. METHODS Thirty-two patients with asthma who were active smokers were recruited. After education on… (More)
DOI: 10.4168/aair.2010.2.4.254

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@inproceedings{Jang2010EffectsOS, title={Effects of Smoking Cessation on Airflow Obstruction and Quality of Life in Asthmatic Smokers}, author={A Reum Jang and Sung-Woo Park and Do-jin Kim and Sootaek Uh and Young Hoon Kim and Hun Gyu Whang and Gun Il Lim and Choon Sik Park}, booktitle={Allergy, asthma & immunology research}, year={2010} }