Managing asthma in the allergic patient
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- 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.