respiratory
Asthma

Leading Australian respiratory physician agrees childhood asthma is over diagnosed


Over diagnosis of childhood asthma and inappropriate prescribing is rife in Australia, while children continue to die unnecessarily from the disease, says a leading respiratory physician. Professor Adam Jaffe, John Beveridge Professor of Paediatrics and Head of Discipline of Paediatrics at the University of NSW, and Consultant in Respiratory Medicine at Sydney Children’s Hospital comments follow ...

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