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┬áConsultant in Respiratory Medicine at Sydney Children’s Hospital comments follow ...

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