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Wheezing Episodes in Preschool Children: The Role of Bacterial Pathogens, Treatment of Acute Exacerbations and Potential for Asthma Prevention
Sunday, March 2, 2014: 10:45 AM-12:00 PM
Convention Center, Upper Level, Ballroom 6DE
1.25 CME/ 1.50 CE
Moderator:
Leonard B. Bacharier , MD FAAAAI
Learning Objectives:
  1. Discuss the current evidence of the role of bacterial pathogens in the pathogenesis of wheezing episodes in preschool children
  2. Evaluate whether the current evidence supports the utility of oral corticosteroids as a treatment for acute wheezing episodes in preschool children
  3. Discuss emerging concepts on the utility of immunostimulants for the prevention of wheezing episodes and potentially asthma
10:45 AM
Wheezing Episodes in Preschool Children: Beyond Viral Infections
Daniel J. Jackson, MD
11:05 AM
Oral Corticosteroids as a Treatment of Acute Wheezing Episodes in Preschool Children: What is the Evidence for the Efficacy of This Treatment?
Avraham Beigelman, MD, MSCI, FAAAAI
11:25 AM
The Utility of Oral Bacterial Extracts as a Prevention Modality for Wheezing Episodes and Asthma
Fernando D. Martinez, MD
11:45 AM
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