Is the prevalence of asthma declining? Systematic review of epidemiological studies

@article{Anandan2010IsTP,
  title={Is the prevalence of asthma declining? Systematic review of epidemiological studies},
  author={Chantelle Anandan and Ulugbek Nurmatov and Onno C.P van Schayck and Aziz Sheikh},
  journal={Allergy},
  year={2010},
  volume={65}
}
To cite this article: Anandan C, Nurmatov U, van Schayck OCP, Sheikh A. Is the prevalence of asthma declining? Systematic review of epidemiological studies. Allergy 2010; 65: 152–167. 
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