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Asthma in Pregnancy (cont.)

Authors and Editors

Author: Irina Petrache, MD, Associate Professor of Medicine, Department of Medicine, Division of Pulmonary and Critical Care Medicine, Indiana University and Catherine Sears, MD, Pulmonary Fellow, Department of Medicine, Division of Pulmonary and Critical Care Medicine, Indiana University.

Editor: William C. Shiel Jr., MD, FACP, FACR

Previous contributing editors:

Editors: Ryland P Byrd Jr, MD, Chief of Pulmonary Medicine, Medical Director of Respiratory Therapy, Quillen VA Medical Center; Professor, Department of Internal Medicine, Division of Pulmonary Diseases and Critical Care Medicine, James H Quillen College of Medicine, East Tennessee State University; Mary L Windle, Pharm D, Adjunct Assistant Professor, University of Nebraska Medical Center College of Pharmacy; Pharmacy Editor, eMedicine.com, Inc; Zab Mosenifar, MD, Director, Division of Pulmonary and Critical Care Medicine, Executive Vice Chair, Department of Medicine, Cedars Sinai Medical Center, Professor of Medicine, University of California at Los Angeles School of Medicine.

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Carter, B.L., C.E. Driscoll, and G.D. Smith. "Theophylline Clearance During Pregnancy." Obstet Gyencol 68.4 (1986): 555-9.

Murphy, V.E., V.L. Clifton, and P.G. Gibson. "Asthma Exacerbations During Pregnancy: Incidence and Association with Adverse Pregnancy Outcomes." Thorax 61 (2006): 169-176.

Park-Wyllie, L., P. Mazzotta, A. Pastuszak, M.E. Moretti, L. Beique, L. Hunnisett, et al. "Birth Defects After Maternal Exposure to Corticosteroids: Prospective Cohort Study and Meta-analysis of Epidemiological Studies." Teratology 62 (2000): 385-92.

United States. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. "2009 H1N1 Influenza Vaccine and Pregnant Women: Information for Healthcare Providers." Jan. 14, 2010. Nov. 2, 2009. <http://www.cdc.gov/h1n1flu/vaccination/providers_qa.htm>.

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