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May - August 2002: 
Volume 15, Issue 2

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Αsthma in pregnancy
Abstract
Asthma often complicates pregnancy while asthma exacerbations may cause hypoxemia of the mother and fetus and threaten the outcome of pregnancy. It is imperative to properly treat asthma with medications that have been proven to be safe for the fetus. This review discusses the impact of asthma on pregnancy as well as the current guidelines on the treatment of asthma during pregnancy. Pneumon 2002, 15(2):137-142.