Management of acute asthma in the pediatric patient: an evidence-based review.

Abstract

Asthma is the most common chronic disease of childhood, with asthma exacerbations and wheezing resulting in more than 2 million emergency department visits per year. Symptoms can vary from mild shortness of breath to fatal status asthmaticus. Given the high prevalence of asthma and its potential to progress from mild to moderate to life-threatening, it is… (More)

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@article{Jones2013ManagementOA, title={Management of acute asthma in the pediatric patient: an evidence-based review.}, author={Brittany Pardue Jones and Audrey Z Paul}, journal={Pediatric emergency medicine practice}, year={2013}, volume={10 5}, pages={1-23; quiz 23-4} }