Mild dehydration: a risk factor of broncho-pulmonary disorders?

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Several expert committees recommend a high fluid intake in patients with chronic bronchitis and asthma. Is there a relationship between fluid intake or hydration status and broncho-pulmonary disorders like bronchitis and asthma?First, basic physiologic mechanisms like regulation of lung fluid balance and water transport at pulmonary surfaces were analyzed… (More)
DOI: 10.1038/sj.ejcn.1601906

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