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Saul P. Childhood asthma peaks at the start of the school year. Practitioner Sept 2019;263(1829):5

Childhood asthma peaks at the start of the school year

09 Oct 2019Registered users

Asthma exacerbations increase in children under 15 years, especially boys, when children return to school in September after the summer holidays, a UK study has found. The adjusted daily rate of GP in-hours asthma consultations in children was 2.5 to 3 times higher in the back to school excess period than in the baseline period.

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