Diagnostic and Treatment of Asthma in Children [Article in Croatian]

Vladimir Ahel, Mensur Hadžibeganović


Definition, classification, diagnostic and treatment have been demonstrated in the article. Asthma is a chronic inflammatory disease of respiratory tract associated with sporadic seizures of bronchoconstriction, dispnea and wheezing. The diagnosis is based on clinical and laboratory parameters. According to clinical severity the clinical picture of asthma is divided in four steps each bearing its own characteristics and related therapy. Global Initiative for Asthma (GINA), recommend and classified asthma medications as quick relief and controllers medication. Patients’education is the integral part of asthma treatment and should never be bypassed.


asthma, diagnostic, treatment, children

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