Corticosteroid responsiveness and clinical characteristics in childhood difficult asthma

C.J. Bossley, S. Saglani, C. Kavanagh, Donald Payne, N. Wilson, L. Tsartsali, M. Rosenthal, I.M. Balfour-Lynn, A.G. Nicholson, A. Bush

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    Abstract

    This study describes the clinical characteristics and corticosteroid responsiveness of children with difficult asthma (DA). We hypothesised that complete corticosteroid responsiveness (defined as improved symptoms, normal spirometry, normal exhaled nitric oxide fraction (FeNO) and no bronchodilator responsiveness (BDR
    Original languageEnglish
    Pages (from-to)1052-1059
    JournalEuropean Respiratory Journal
    Volume34
    Issue number5
    DOIs
    Publication statusPublished - 2009

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    Bossley, C. J., Saglani, S., Kavanagh, C., Payne, D., Wilson, N., Tsartsali, L., ... Bush, A. (2009). Corticosteroid responsiveness and clinical characteristics in childhood difficult asthma. European Respiratory Journal, 34(5), 1052-1059. https://doi.org/10.1183/09031936.00186508