Seinäjoki Adult Asthma Study (SAAS): a protocol for a 12-year real-life follow-up study of new-onset asthma diagnosed at adult age and treated in primary and specialised care

Abstract

BACKGROUND Asthma is characterised by variable symptoms of wheeze, shortness of breath, chest tightness and/or cough, and by variable expiratory flow limitation. Asthma can affect patients at any age with varying severities. Until recently, asthma has been considered to be a single, allergic, eosinophilic, TH2-mediated and glucocorticoid-responsive disease… (More)
DOI: 10.1038/npjpcrm.2015.42

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