Paracetamol and antibiotics in childhood and subsequent development of wheezing/asthma: association or causation Full Text
International Journal of Epidemiology, 01/25/2011
Rusconi F et al. – DAG shows that even in the absence of a direct (causal) arrow from early drugs use to wheezing at school age, the two are associated due to confounding (through the 'infection' node). It is important to take into account different phenotypes in order to disentangle the association of paracetamol and antibiotics with wheezing.