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The Buteyko breathing technique in effective asthma management

  title={The Buteyko breathing technique in effective asthma management},
  author={A. Ruth},
  journal={Nursing in general practice},
  • A. Ruth
  • Published 2014
  • Medicine
  • Nursing in general practice
According to the Asthma Society of Ireland Ireland is ‘Top in Europe for high asthma rates. The European Respiratory Society has also noted that Ireland has a comparatively high adult mortality rate for asthma, and is at the top of the European table after Serbia, Albania, Azerbaijan, Uzbekistan and Kyrgyzstan. The situation is equally worrying for childhood asthma, with Ireland listed in the countries with the most cases of childhood wheezing and asthma. 

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