Foreword
The epidemiology of childhood asthma
Microbial stimulation as an aetiologic factor in atopic disease
The environmental influence on childhood asthma
Recognizing early asthma
Limitations of short-term studies in predicting long-term adverse effects of inhaled corticosteroids
Choosing the right outcomes
Comparing inhaled glucocorticosteroids
Options for bronchodilation in children: can we rely on adult data?
Asthma: an inflammatory mediator soup
Is childhood asthma an inflammatory disease?
How do we monitor asthma control?
Early treatment of asthma
Anatomy and physiology in delivery: can we define our targets?
In vitro, ex vivo, in vivo veritas
The meaning of lung dose
Future options for aerosol delivery to children