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

Effect of steam inhalation in asthmatics.

1Mercy Antoinette Gappi,
2Alberto Lardizabal,
3Emmanuel Gatchalian Sr

Abstract

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.

1.
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
Publisher:
Philippine College of Physicians

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