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Asthma in Children

  • By: Lindsay Kim
  • In: Encyclopedia of Global Health
  • Edited by: Yawei Zhang
  • Subject:Public Health (general), Public Health Education & Health Promotion

A chronic inflammatory disease of the lungs, asthma consists of the following: symptoms of cough, shortness of breath, wheezing, and chest tightness that can occur episodically, usually triggered by a specific environmental factor; narrowing of the airways that can be completely ...

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