Asthma is the most frequent chronic medical disease in childhood and remains common throughout life. It is the leading cause of hospitalization in children, a frequent cause in adults, and an exceedingly frequent cause of emergency medical care at all ages.
Asthma has been known to the medical profession for over 2000 years. The number of medications effective for asthma has been progressively increasing. There is variability, however, in the effectiveness with which treatment measures have been applied. Patients and families are frustrated by well-intentioned but misguided practices, occasional indifference, and medical attention focused on the immediate symptoms rather than a comprehensive approach to asthma management.
State-of-the-art care usually results in high degree of successful control of asthma with acceptably safe and reasonably convenient measures. Patients should therefore not settle for less. They should insist on:
IPAA - Dr Scott Sheets
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West Des Moines, IA 50266
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