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Identification of asthma;

Identification of asthma;

Ciba Foundation Study Group no. 38

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Published by (15 Teviot Place, Edinburgh 1), Churchill Livingstone .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Asthma,
  • Congresses

  • The Physical Object
    FormatUnknown Binding
    Number of Pages179
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL7762690M
    ISBN 100700015205
    ISBN 109780700015207


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Treatment includes inhaled or oral steroids or bronchodilators (albuterol, theophylline), breathing exercises, and, if possible, the identification and avoidance of.

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Identification of a Child Diagnosed with Asthma (Please print or type) Please complete a form for each ward on your caseload who is diagnosed with asthma.

Place form in the case file. (Please print or type) Caseworker Information Team Region/. The parents receive a copy of the Asthma and Allergies Foundation of America (AAFA) publication You Can Control Asthma: A Book for the Family (YCCA). Children receive a copy of You Can Control Asthma: A Book for Kids.

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