Spirometry and PRAM severity score changes during pediatric acute asthma exacerbation treatment in a pediatric emergency department.

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OBJECTIVES To examine the time-dependent changes of spirometry (percent-predicted forced expiratory volume in 1 second [%FEV(1)]) and the Pediatric Respiratory Assessment Measure (PRAM) during the treatment of acute asthma exacerbations. STUDY DESIGN We conducted a prospective study of participants aged 5-17 years with acute asthma exacerbations managed… (More)
DOI: 10.3109/02770903.2012.752503

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