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Peterson, GM and Naunton, M (2008) Asthma in the elderly. Australian Pharmacist, 27 (5). pp. 382-386. ISSN 0728-4632

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Abstract

Asthma is a chronic inflammatory disorder of the airways with a an array of cells, including mast cells, eosinophils, T lymphocytes, macrophages and neutrophils, playing a role in its pathophysiology. In susceptible individuals, this inflammation causes recurrent episodes of wheezing, breathlessness, chest tightness and coughing

Item Type: Article
Journal or Publication Title: Australian Pharmacist
Page Range: pp. 382-386
ISSN: 0728-4632
Date Deposited: 17 Jun 2008 22:48
Last Modified: 18 Nov 2014 03:42
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