The ‘united airways’ require an holistic approach to management

  title={The ‘united airways’ require an holistic approach to management},
  author={Alfredo Arias Cruz},
  • A. Cruz
  • Published 1 July 2005
  • Medicine
  • Allergy
We live an era of fragmentation of knowledge in the context of an extraordinary analysis of nature. This has lead to an understanding of biological phenomena down to the molecular level. Unfortunately, one does not see as much progress in the desirable synthesis of the knowledge generated. In a recent publication, Togias has declared the respiratory system a victim of fragmented medical science (1). It is surprising that it took so long for the concept that nose and bronchi are both parts of… 

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