Exhaled nitric oxide as a screening tool for asthma in school children.

@article{Prasad2006ExhaledNO,
  title={Exhaled nitric oxide as a screening tool for asthma in school children.},
  author={Anjani Prasad and Beverly Langford and John R Stradling and Ling-pei Ho},
  journal={Respiratory medicine},
  year={2006},
  volume={100 1},
  pages={167-73}
}
It is now widely accepted that augmented levels of fractional exhaled nitric oxide (FeNO) reflect airway inflammation and the methodology has been optimised for potential clinical use. We were interested in investigating whether this measurement can be used as a tool to screen and identify school children with asthma. To do this, FeNO was measured using an on-line single exhalation analyser in 368 children aged 8-10 years in six Oxfordshire primary schools, by two investigators blinded to the… CONTINUE READING

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