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Br J Psychiatry. 1988 Nov;153:687-9.

Demonstration and treatment of hyperventilation causing asthma.

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University of Oxford, Department of Psychiatry, Warneford Hospital.

Abstract

Ambulant, transcutaneous PCO2 monitoring has been used to show that hyperventilation precedes exacerbation of asthma in a patient. Brief treatment was shown to give him greater control of his breathing and enable him to avoid attacks of asthma.

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PMID:
3151279
[Indexed for MEDLINE]

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