Inhaled Corticosteroids and Asthma Control in Children: Assessing Impairment and Risk

@article{Rachelefsky2009InhaledCA,
  title={Inhaled Corticosteroids and Asthma Control in Children: Assessing Impairment and Risk},
  author={Gary S. Rachelefsky},
  journal={Pediatrics},
  year={2009},
  volume={123},
  pages={353 - 366}
}
OBJECTIVE. To review the use of inhaled corticosteroids on asthma control in children by using the new therapeutic paradigm outlined in the Expert Panel Report 3: Guidelines for the Diagnosis and Management of Asthma. METHODS. A systematic review of the literature was performed by using the Medline and Embase databases (January 1996 to October 2007). RESULTS. A total of 18 placebo-controlled, clinical trials in >8000 children (aged 0–17 years) with asthma met the criteria for evaluating… 

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