Sudden Asphyxia in Asthma
Asthma is a common disease which has been identified since antiquity. It was considered as early as the second century BC as a potentially fatal disease , but several famous physicians did not recognize asthma as a cause of death.
KeywordsBase Excess Peak Expiratory Flow Rate Status Asthmaticus Lung Hyperinflation Asthma Mortality
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