Wheezing due to Asthma Outlook
What to expect with asthma:
- Asthma is responsible for about 1.5 million emergency department visits each year in the US
- Asthma is responsible for about 500,000 hospitalizations per year in the US.
- Approximately 5,000 people die from asthma each year in the US.
- Improvements in asthma treatment have greatly reduced the risk of death from asthma and improved the quality of life of those with asthma.
Continue to Wheezing due to Asthma Complications
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