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stable asthma

Asthma in which there has been no increase in symptoms or need for additional medication for at least the past 4 weeks.
See also: asthma
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The results of this pilot study, in general, do not support our hypothesis of ventilation impairments during exercise due to having the combination of mild stable asthma and being overweight (Tables 2 & 3).
"Physicians should encourage their patents with stable asthma to engage in physical training programs," Carson added.
The team, led by National Asthma Campaign research fellow Adnan Custovic at Wythenshawe Hospital, Manchester, compared the 60 acute patients with a group of stable asthma outpatients and a number of patients admitted with non-respiratory conditions.
The team, led by National Asthma Campaign research fellow Adnan Custovic at Wythenshawe Hospital, Manchester, compared the 60 acute patients with a group of stable asthma out-patients and a number of patients admitted with non-respiratory conditions.
It is somewhat consoling to note that other authors have found that peak flow diary recordings are not well documented in patients with stable asthma (Verschelden, Cartier, L'Archeveque, Trudeau, & Malo, 1996).
In addition to uncontrolled asthma, differences were apparent between controlled and stable asthma.
Gaddy et al., 15 showed that intravenous leukotriene receptor antagonists could produce a 22% improvement in [FEV.sub.1] from baseline in those with stable asthma with a baseline [FEV.sub.1] of 50%-80% predicted.
Table-II: Comparison between the cases with or without mycoplasma pneumonia infection in stable asthma group.
Antileukotriene agents can be especially helpful for EIB in patients with mild, stable asthma. (18) Patients who do respond to antileukotriene agents usually respond very favorably.
The P-wave maximum duration was slightly increased in patients with stable asthma as compared with healthy controls (p=0.07) (Fig.
Investigators at King's College, London, were able to demonstrate in three consecutive studies that a single dose of intranasal fluticasone propionate 100-1,000 mcg inhibited an asthmatic response to AMP in just 2 hours in patients with mild, stable asthma. A single inhalation of fluticasone 1,000 mcg had no effect on airway responsiveness to histamine (J.