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Asthma in the elderly


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Peterson, GM and Naunton, M 2008 , 'Asthma in the elderly' , Australian Pharmacist, vol. 27, No. 5 , pp. 382-386 .

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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
Authors/Creators:Peterson, GM and Naunton, M
Journal or Publication Title: Australian Pharmacist
ISSN: 0728-4632
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