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Asthma in Children (cont.)

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Nemours Foundation, KidsHealth

Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, National Center for Environmental Health, Asthma's Impact on Children and Adolescents

American Lung Association

American Academy of Allergy, Asthma, and Immunology, Resources: Pediatric Asthma: Promoting Best Practices

National Institutes of Health, National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute, Guidelines for the Diagnosis and Management of Asthma

Medically reviewed by James E Gerace, MD; American Board of Internal Medicine with subspecialty in Pulmonary Disease


"Expert Panel Report 3 (EPR-3): Guidelines for the Diagnosis and Management of Asthma-Summary Report 2007." J Allergy Clin Immunol 120.5 Nov. 2007:S94-138.

Sharma, G.D., and Payel Gupta. "Pediatric Asthma." Sept. 9, 2009. <>.

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