Smoking and asthma: dangerous liaisons.

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Cigarette smoking and asthma interact to induce important adverse effects on clinical, prognostic and therapeutic outcomes. This review examines recent evidence on the harmful effects of smoking in asthma, possible underlying inflammatory mechanisms for this altered response, management options for these patients and potential future therapeutic directions… (More)
DOI: 10.1183/09031936.00073312

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@article{Polosa2013SmokingAA, title={Smoking and asthma: dangerous liaisons.}, author={Riccardo Polosa and Neil C Thomson}, journal={The European respiratory journal}, year={2013}, volume={41 3}, pages={716-26} }