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Effect of steam inhalation in asthmatics.

Author

Mercy Antoinette Gappi,
Alberto Lardizabal ,
Emmanuel Gatchalian Sr

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Publication Information

Publication Type
Journal
Publication Sub Type
Case report
Title
Philippine Journal of Internal Medicine
Frequency
Quarterly
Publication Date
May-June 1985
Volume
23
Issue
3
Page(s)
114-116

Abstract

No significant decrease in PEFR is observed in normals (non-asthmatic individuals) A significant decrease in PEFR most marked in the first minute after steam inhalation is seen in asthmatic patients It is therefore suggested that STEAM INHALATION BE ADMINISTERED CAUTIOUSLY IN ASTHMATICS.

References

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2. Pratter, Melvin , Irwin, Richard , Hingston, Dianne . "Diagnosis of Bronchial Asthma by Clinical Evaluation an unreliable method" Chest 84(1): 42, July 1983
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4. Morley, J ed. Proceedings from a workshop on Bronchial hyperactivity Switzerland: Wislikofen, 1982. 3-5.
5. Scoggin, Charles , Petty, Thomas . Clinical Strategic in adult Asthma. Philadelphia: Lea and Fabiger ed, 1982.

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