While not every wheeze is asthma, detection and documentation of this often-misunderstood breathing sound can be very difficult for parents and caregivers but is an essential part of the paediatric respiratory disease management at home. For EMJ Respiratory, Dr Richard Russell, Consultant Respiratory Physician at Lymington New Forest Hospital, Senior Clinical researcher at the University of Oxford, and Clinical Lead for respiratory medicine in the Southeast of England, discussed the importance of wheeze detection, alongside challenges and solutions.
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