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Development of screening tool for children at high risk of pre-school asthma

JAMA Network Open

Peer-Reviewed Publication

JAMA Network

About The Study: A symptom-based screening tool was able to identify children at high risk of asthma as early as age 3. These findings suggest that this tool could be incorporated as a routine screening tool in primary care settings to trigger timely treatment initiatives and promote active disease monitoring.

Authors: Padmaja Subbarao, M.D., M.Sc., of the Hospital for Sick Children in Toronto, is the corresponding author.

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