Aspirin induced asthma

BMJ 2004; 328 doi: https://doi.org/10.1136/bmj.328.7447.1076-a (Published 29 April 2004) Cite this as: BMJ 2004;328:1076

Clinical relevance of finding was not explained

  1. Indu Sivanandan, clinical fellow anaesthetics (sindu@doctors.org.uk),
  2. Stephen M Robinson, consultant anaesthetist
  1. Southmead Hospital, Bristol BS10 5NB

    EDITOR—The prevalence of aspirin induced asthma on oral provocation testing in the systematic review by Jenkins et al was determined at 21%, which is noticeably higher than verbal history (2-3%) and recent reviews (10%).13 The clinical relevance of this finding is not explained. What was the degree of bronchospasm? In …

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