Medical News Summary: Asthma underdiagnosed in the elderly


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About: Asthma underdiagnosed in the elderly
Date: 28 October 2004
Source: The Australian
Medical News Summary (summary of medical news story as reported by The Australian): Experts in the respiratory field believe that asthma is being underdiagnosed in the elderly. Statistics show that asthma is most likely to cause death in those over 65 and up to 10% of this age group may have asthma.
URL: http://www.theaustralian.news.com.au/common/story_page/0,5744,11210897%5E1702,00.html
Related Disease Topics: Asthma

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