TABLE 1202 Pertinent Questions to Ask about Asthma History

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CLINICAL SCORING SYSTEMS IN ASTHMA The Wood-Downes-Lecks13 clinical scoring system had been used in the past but is now replaced by the Expert Panel

Report of the NIH (Table 1.2.0-3). The authors feel that scoring systems are not helpful in predicting outcome, since asthma is a dynamic and not static illness; they recommend that scoring systems be used only as a guide for progression of treatment.

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Coping with Asthma

Coping with Asthma

If you suffer with asthma, you will no doubt be familiar with the uncomfortable sensations as your bronchial tubes begin to narrow and your muscles around them start to tighten. A sticky mucus known as phlegm begins to produce and increase within your bronchial tubes and you begin to wheeze, cough and struggle to breathe.

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