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Note To Pediatricians: Taper Meds In Kids With Stable Asthma - 07/08/2008

Note To Pediatricians: Taper Meds In Kids With Stable Asthma

Release Date: July 8, 2008

A study of how pediatricians prescribe asthma medications suggests that while most would readily increase a child’s medication if needed, many are reluctant to taper off drug use when less might be best. A report on the study, led by Johns Hopkins Children’s Center researchers, appears in the July issue of Pediatrics.

For more information; http://www.hopkinschildrens.org/newsDetail.aspx?id=5000

 
 
 
 
 
 

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