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Asthma in adults

Calculated pretest probability: 4.46 %
Relevant inclusion criteria: Age > 18, 70 countries 

Anamnesis

1Other allergic diseases
2Family history of allergic diseases


Clinical signs

3Wheezing





Sources used:

1.Tomita K et al. A scoring algorithm for predicting the presence of adult asthma: a prospective derivation study. Prim Care Respir J. 2013 Mar;22(1):51-8
2.To T et al. Global asthma prevalence in adults: findings from the cross-sectional world health survey. BMC Public Health. 2012; 12: 204