Wheezing in Chinese schoolchildren: disease severity distribution and management practices, a community-based study in Hong Kong and Guangzhou.

@article{Ko2005WheezingIC,
  title={Wheezing in Chinese schoolchildren: disease severity distribution and management practices, a community-based study in Hong Kong and Guangzhou.},
  author={Fanny Wai-san Ko and Hai Yan Wang and Gary Wing-kin Wong and Ting Fan Leung and David S. C. Hui and Doris P S Chan and Nan-shan Zhong and Christopher Kei W. Lai},
  journal={Clinical and experimental allergy : journal of the British Society for Allergy and Clinical Immunology},
  year={2005},
  volume={35 11},
  pages={
          1449-56
        }
}
BACKGROUND Asthma is a common chronic disease and information on its management practices at the community level is helpful in identifying problems and improving asthma care. OBJECTIVE To assess the severity status and management of the asthma symptom of wheeze of children at the community level in Hong Kong (HK) and Guangzhou (GZ). METHODS Cross-sectional study of children aged 10 years using the International Study of Asthma and Allergic disease in Childhood (ISAAC Phase II protocol… CONTINUE READING
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