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Asthma and Rhinitis in Pregnancy

  • Vanessa E. Murphy
  • Peter G. Gibson
Part of the Allergy Frontiers book series (ALLERGY, volume 5)

Asthma and rhinitis are common medical conditions that complicate pregnancy. Asthma can have an adverse impact on pregnancy outcomes, and pregnancy can modify the clinical status of pre-existing asthma and rhinitis. Coordinated medical and antenatal care that combines optimal medication use with self-management skills and careful monitoring of the mother and her baby form the basis of effective management of asthma and rhinitis in pregnancy.

Keywords

Obstructive Sleep Apnea Allergic Rhinitis Obstet Gynecol Asthma Control Allergy Clin Immunol 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • Vanessa E. Murphy
    • 1
  • Peter G. Gibson
    • 1
  1. 1.Hunter Medical Research Institute, Level 3John Hunter HospitalNewcastleAustralia

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