Severe Childhood Asthma Linked to COPD in Adult Life

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Severe childhood asthma linked to COPD in adult life
Severe childhood asthma linked to COPD in adult life
Children with severe asthma are at an increased risk of developing chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) in adult life, show findings of an Australian study. As reported in Thorax, 24% of the children had never wheezed (control or non-asthmatic), 12% had mild wheezy bronchitis, 22% had wheezy bronchitis, 25% had asthma and 17% had severe asthma.
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