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Asthma in children

Calculated pretest probability: 6 %
Relevant inclusion criteria: Age 8 - 12 

Anamnesis

1Cough
2Sputum


Clinical signs

3Wheezing
4FEV1 < 80





Sources used:

1.ITS Yu et al. Using child reported respiratory symptoms to diagnose asthma in the community. Arch Dis Child 2004;89:544–548.