Heroin insufflation as a trigger for patients with life-threatening asthma.

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STUDY OBJECTIVES To determine the prevalence of self-reported, heroin-associated asthma symptoms among inner-city patients treated for life-threatening asthma, and to compare the rates of drug use between ICU patients with asthma and ICU control patients with diabetic ketoacidosis (DKA). DESIGNS Study 1 was a sequential case series of patients requiring… (More)

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@article{Krantz2003HeroinIA, title={Heroin insufflation as a trigger for patients with life-threatening asthma.}, author={Anne J. Krantz and Ronald C. Hershow and Nikhil G. Prachand and Dana M. Hayden and Cory Franklin and Daniel O. Hryhorczuk}, journal={Chest}, year={2003}, volume={123 2}, pages={510-7} }