Paediatric asthma management in developing countries.

  title={Paediatric asthma management in developing countries.},
  author={Gilberto Bueno Fischer and Paulo Camargos},
  journal={Paediatric respiratory reviews},
  volume={3 4},
Asthma is a chronic disease that is increasing in prevalence all over the world. The use of inhaled corticosteroids is the main treatment for asthma control. The use of the Global Initiative for Asthma (GINA) guidelines may improve the quality of asthma treatment. Some of the directions in the GINA guidelines may be difficult to apply in developing countries. An important barrier to adequate treatment for asthma in low income countries is the unavailability of inhaled steroids for the general… CONTINUE READING

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