PMID: 590903Dec 8, 1977

Diagnostic measures in bronchial asthma

Fortschritte der Medizin
W Kersten, G Worth


The diagnostic steps for in five groups divided forms of bronchial asthma are listed and are discussed. The diagnosis includes: 1. the anamnesis. 2. the clinical examination including X-ray, lung function tests, bronchologic inspection a.s.o., 3. special examinations for allergy including skin tests, provocation tests and pharmacodynamic tests, 4. serological-immunological methods of examination including determination of total IgE, specific IgE and several serum proteins.

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