Under-diagnosis of asthma remains a problem in children with acute cough who are being given ambiguous and outdated labels such as “viral-induced wheeze” when they present to emergency departments, a Queensland study suggests. Cough-related illness poses a major burden for families with young children who are frequent attenders at GPs and emergency departments, according to ...
Ambiguous labels contribute to underdiagnosis of asthma in children
By Michael Woodhead
7 Aug 2018