Two predictors signal pediatric wheezing may become asthma

06/24/2008 | Medscape (free registration)

Researchers say a baseline parent-reported, exercise-induced wheeze along with a history of atopic disorders can help predict future asthma in preschool children with wheeze. The study found when both elements were in play, a child's likelihood of developing asthma was 53.2%, but if only one predictor was present, the rate dropped to 17.2%, compared to 10.9% for children without either predictor.

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