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Submitted: 16 May 2007 Modified: 23 July 2012
HERDIN Record #: PCHRDPC931786

Effect of steam inhalation in asthmatics.

Mercy Antoinette Gappi,
Alberto Lardizabal,
Emmanuel Gatchalian Sr

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No significant decrease in PEFR is observed in normals (non-asthmatic individuals)
A significant decrease in PEFR most marked in the first minute after steam inhalation is seen in asthmatic patients
It is therefore suggested that STEAM INHALATION BE ADMINISTERED CAUTIOUSLY IN ASTHMATICS.

Publication Type
Journal
Publication Sub Type
Case report
Title
Philippine Journal of Internal Medicine
Frequency
Quarterly
Publication Date
May-June 1985
Volume
23
Issue
3
Page(s)
114-116
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Philippine Council for Health Research and Development Library Box No 45 Fulltext Print Format (Request Document)
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