obstructive airways disease

obstructive airways disease

Any lung disease–asthma, COPD with airway obstruction, hyperresponsiveness Management Inhaled corticosteroids, maintenance therapy with a β2-agonist–eg, terbutaline, which ↓ mortality, airway obstruction, hyperresponsiveness. See COPD.

ob·struc·tive air·ways dis·ease

(ŏb-strŭktiv ārwāz di-zēz)
Respiratory disorder that affects the airway by constricting it completely or partially.
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