Refractory Asthma Diagnosis




Dr. Rodney Benjamin, Critical Care and Pulmonary Medicine Physician with South Miami Hospital, says refractory asthma is undertreated, because there are new treatments that are still getting traction.

He also explains not everybody that wheezes has asthma: “You can wheeze because you’re in heart failure; obesity can cause wheezing because of low lung volumes from the restriction of obesity.”

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