The Indian Journal of Pediatrics

, Volume 85, Issue 6, pp 409–410 | Cite as

Searching for Better Asthma Control?

  • Jagdish Prasad GoyalEmail author
  • Prawin Kumar
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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Department of PediatricsAIIMSJodhpurIndia

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