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Does anyone have any information about deaths involved with athsma in kids?
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Dr. Barbara Stark Baxter
Internal Medicine - Allergy & Immunology
In brief: Pedi asthma deaths
It's rare for a child to die from asthma, thankfully.
Only 152 children under 15 were reported as dying from asthma in 2007, out of a total of 3447 deaths nationally. This is down from the 5000 or so average annual deaths we typically saw before the advent of combination steroid/long-acting bronchodilator medications. http://www.lung.org/lung-disease/asthma/resources/facts-and-figures/asthma-chil.

In brief: Pedi asthma deaths
It's rare for a child to die from asthma, thankfully.
Only 152 children under 15 were reported as dying from asthma in 2007, out of a total of 3447 deaths nationally. This is down from the 5000 or so average annual deaths we typically saw before the advent of combination steroid/long-acting bronchodilator medications. http://www.lung.org/lung-disease/asthma/resources/facts-and-figures/asthma-chil.
Dr. Barbara Stark Baxter
Dr. Barbara Stark Baxter
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