What are the goals of treatment for asthma?

Updated: Oct 07, 2019
  • Author: John J Oppenheimer, MD; Chief Editor: Michael A Kaliner, MD  more...
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The goals of treatment are to minimize symptoms, improve quality of life, decrease the need for urgent care or hospitalizations, normalize pulmonary function test results, and decrease the inflammatory process that leads to airway remodeling.


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