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National, international guidelines inconsistent for asthma treatment

National, international guidelines inconsistent for asthma treatment
May 1, 2016

BALTIMORE — National and global guideline recommendations for the treatment of asthma are inconsistent, according to research presented at the Pediatric Academic Societies Meeting.

“There was demonstrated variability in national and international guideline recommendations for childhood asthma,” Leigh Anne Bakel, MD, associate medical director of clinical effectiveness at Children’s Hospital Colorado, told Infectious Diseases in Children. “Both the level of evidence and the strength of the recommendation impacted the variability of the recommendations given among the guidelines.”

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Inferior Oblique Botulinum Toxin Injection: A Postoperative Diplopia Test for Secondary Inferior Oblique Muscle Overaction

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