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Table 1 Algorithm for objective asthma diagnosis of children

From: Structuring and validating a cost-effectiveness model of primary asthma prevention amongst children

Inhaled corticosteroid treatment 3 months prior to lung function assessment Symptom/
Complaint
Reversibility Hyperreactivity Asthma
- + + Not Needed +
  + - + +
  + - - -
  - + + +
  - + - -
  - - Not Needed -
+ Not Needed + + +
  Not Needed + - +
  Not Needed - + +
  Not Needed - - Sensitivity Analysis