Long-term outcomes of early-onset wheeze and asthma
The Journal of Allergy and Clinical Immunology, 06/29/2012
Grad R et al. – Subgroups of patients with persistent asthma can have progressive decreases in lung function and enter adulthood with even lower lung function. The concern exists that these deficits in lung function apparent in early adulthood might put subjects at risk for the later development of chronic obstructive pulmonary disease.