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Asthma

03 May 2010

Comprehensive Plan May Help Control Children's Asthma

Hospital visits declined following family education classes, study shows

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The participants also received help obtaining asthma medications and referrals to allergy and pulmonary specialists. Assistance in reducing environmental asthma triggers included access to dust mite covers and doctor visits to the home to assess and eliminate triggers such as mold and pests.

 

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