Asthma in children: Emergency management

Santiago Reyes de la Rocha, Mark A. Brown

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Abstract

We review the pathophysiological alterations at work in asthma and outline pharmacological agents that are available for emergency therapeutic intervention, offering some general principles for management. A combined overview of predictors of outcome in asthmatic episodes in children also is presented.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)79-89
Number of pages11
JournalAnnals of emergency medicine
Volume16
Issue number1
DOIs
StatePublished - Jan 1987
Externally publishedYes

Keywords

  • asthma, in children

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Emergency Medicine

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