Comprehensive Therapy

, 25:507

Managing asthma in the allergic patient

  • Oren P. Schaefer
Original Article

DOI: 10.1007/BF02944304

Cite this article as:
Schaefer, O.P. Compr Ther (1999) 25: 507. doi:10.1007/BF02944304


Asthma is a chronic disease afflicting more than 12 million people in the United States alone. In many patients, environmental allergens trigger their asthma. Physicians can control the disease with modification of the environment and education of the patient in allergen avoidance.

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© the American Society of Contemporary Medicine and Surgery 1999

Authors and Affiliations

  • Oren P. Schaefer
    • 1
  1. 1.Division of Pulmonary, Allergy & Critical Care MedicineUniversity of Massachusetts Memorial Health Care—University CampusWorcester