Original Article

Complications of Bronchial Asthma

Authors: GEORGE L. WALDBOTT M.D.

Abstract

If physicians would visualize the possible ultimate outcome of recurrent asthma over the years, and were able to convince the patient of the hazards he runs, pulmonary crippling could be reduced. Both doctors and patients all too often think only in terms of the asthmatic episode. They do not take into consideration the preventive measures as related to infections, smoking and other environmental factors.

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