Long-term effects of therapy on respiratory health.

  title={Long-term effects of therapy on respiratory health.},
  author={Claire Fuhrman and Pierre Ernst and Francine Kauffmann},
  journal={The European respiratory journal},
  volume={9 3},
Only scant information is available on the long-term consequences to respiratory health of treatment with bronchodilators and oral corticosteroids. In the present study, we aimed to gain more information about these consequences. We examined 712 men working in the Paris area, by means of a subjective assessment of whether their respiratory health worsened or improved from 1960 to 1972, the decline in forced expiratory volume in one second (FEV1) over this time-period, and mortality from 1972 to… CONTINUE READING
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