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Spirometry: Its role in diagnosing and managing asthma

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Walters, J, Spirometry: Its role in diagnosing and managing asthma, Medicine Today: The Peer Reviewed Journal of Clinical Practice, 15, (11) pp. 20-24. ISSN 1443-430X (2014) [Professional, Refereed Article]


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Abstract

Asthma is a disease with variable symptoms and excessive variation in lung function. Diagnosis and management need to be based on airflow assessment with spirometry to prevent overdiagnosis and overtreatment in children and underdiagnosis and undertreatment in older adults.

Item Details

Item Type:Professional, Refereed Article
Keywords:asthma, spirometry
Research Division:Medical and Health Sciences
Research Group:Cardiorespiratory Medicine and Haematology
Research Field:Respiratory Diseases
Objective Division:Health
Objective Group:Clinical Health (Organs, Diseases and Abnormal Conditions)
Objective Field:Respiratory System and Diseases (incl. Asthma)
Author:Walters, J (Dr Julia Walters)
ID Code:98714
Year Published:2014
Deposited By:Medicine (Discipline)
Deposited On:2015-02-26
Last Modified:2015-02-26
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