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Title: Childhood asthma: A review of optimal management choices
Authors: Goh, D.Y.T. 
Keywords: Allergies
Holistic approach
Issue Date: Mar-2006
Citation: Goh, D.Y.T. (2006-03). Childhood asthma: A review of optimal management choices. Paediatrics, Child and Adolescent Health 1 (1) : 47-51. ScholarBank@NUS Repository.
Abstract: Asthma and allergy management in children involves many different aspects of care. Its impact on lifestyle, particularly from unnecessary restrictions in activity and diet, can be significant. Some of the pharmacological agents used in adult asthma may not be identical in their effectiveness in children and issues of drug delivery and compliance are particularly challenging in paediatric asthma. Parents'/ guardians' knowledge and understanding as well as proficiency in self-administered asthma care are essential for optimal outcomes in these young patients. This review will encompass treatment choices as well as the approach to the holistic care of childhood asthma and allergies relevant to the practitioner.
Source Title: Paediatrics, Child and Adolescent Health
ISSN: 17933110
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