The rising tide of asthma. Trends in the epidemiology of morbidity and mortality from asthma.

Journal Article (Journal Article;Review)

The increase in the asthma mortality rate seen in the past decade has stimulated much discussion, research, and controversy. The epidemiology of asthma morbidity is reviewed, with special attention to the roles of demographics, socioeconomic status, and iatrogenesis in the rising tide of asthma mortality.

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Duke Authors

Cited Authors

  • Kussin, PS; Fulkerson, WJ

Published Date

  • December 1995

Published In

Volume / Issue

  • 1 / 2

Start / End Page

  • 163 - 175

PubMed ID

  • 9390857

International Standard Serial Number (ISSN)

  • 1078-5337


  • eng

Conference Location

  • United States