Asthma in pregnancy: Current concepts

Enrique Hernandez, Charles S. Angell, John W.C. Johnson

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Asthma complicates pregnancy with the same frequency as cardiac disease (1%) does. Although the incidence of severe asthma during pregnancy is low, its effect on the mother and fetus can be disastrous. Recent advances have improved the management of this problem. Representative cases and a review of asthma treatment in pregnancy are presented.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)739-743
Number of pages5
JournalObstetrics and gynecology
Issue number6
StatePublished - Jun 1980

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Obstetrics and Gynecology


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