E.R. MCFADDEN, M.D.
MCFADDEN E.; Calcium-Channel Blocking Agents and Asthma. Ann Intern Med. 1981;95:232-233. doi: 10.7326/0003-4819-95-2-232
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Published: Ann Intern Med. 1981;95(2):232-233.
Bronchial asthma is a common disorder that has been reported to affect from 2. 5% to 3% of the population of the United States. Although it is a disease with low mortality, the morbidity is immense. On a yearly basis, acute episodes of asthma have been estimated to account for 40 000 hospital admissions, 27 million physicians visits, and 90 million days of absence from work and school (1). In an effort to minimize the impact of this illness, there has been a continual search for more effective forms of treatment. As a result, in recent years, our understanding of
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