Bronchodilator therapy with or without inhaled corticosteroid therapy for obstructive airways disease / 8

Hahn DL, Kerstjens HAM, Brand PLP, et al
NEJM 1993; 328:1044-1045*
Asthma specialists have been known to tell their patients that inhaled steroid treatments for asthma will prevent irreversible loss of lung function, but in fact the evidence does not support such an assertion. This letter discusses evidence from one of the best studies in adults.

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