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JAMA Network Clinical Guideline Synopsis
June 7, 2021

Updates to the Pediatrics Asthma Management Guidelines

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  • 1Department of Pediatrics, Duke University School of Medicine, Durham, North Carolina
JAMA Pediatr. 2021;175(9):966-967. doi:10.1001/jamapediatrics.2021.1494

Asthma is the most common chronic respiratory disease of childhood, affecting 7.5% of US children.1 Asthma exacerbations are among the leading reasons for emergency department visits and hospitalizations in youths,2 as well as school absenteeism.1

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