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Environmental triggers of asthma
  • Published Date:
    November 28, 2014
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    Course: WB 2490

    CE Original Date: November 28, 2014

    CE Expiration Date: November 28, 2016

    Key Concepts:

    • Asthma is a chronic inflammatory disease of the airways.

    • Over the past decade, the prevalence of asthma in children and adults has increased in the United States.

    • Environmental exposures to allergens, air pollutants, and environmental tobacco smoke, and workplace exposures can cause and exacerbate asthma.

    • Control of environmental exposures can significantly improve the quality of life of persons with asthma

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