The effect of atopy and allergic diseases on pulmonary function of Korean adolescents

  title={The effect of atopy and allergic diseases on pulmonary function of Korean adolescents},
  author={J. Hwangbo and J. Kwon and Ju-Hee Seo and Hyung Young Kim and Jinho Yu and H. B. Kim and W. Kim and G. Jang and D. Song and J. Shim and S. Hong and So-Yeon Lee},
  journal={Allergy, Asthma \& Respiratory Disease},
Purpose: Pulmonary function test (PFT) plays a key role in the diagnosis and management of asthma in adolescents.But, it is not clear whether adolescents with asthma have significantly reduced lung function when compared with adolescents without asthma. The purpose of this study was to determine the effect of atopy and allergic diseases on pulmonary function and bronchial hyperresponsiveness (BHR) in Korean adolescents. Methods: A questionnaire survey was conducted on 647 middle school students… Expand
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