<< Management Of Acute Asthma In The Pediatric Patient: An Evidence-Based Review

Etiology And Pathophysiology

Asthma is a well-recognized syndrome characterized by bronchoconstriction and airway inflammation that results in airflow obstruction. Individuals with asthma have an intrinsic airway hyperresponsiveness that can be triggered by common environmental allergens, viruses, and pollutants.3,4

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