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Figure. Steps in the diagnosis of asthma in children aged 6 years and over

ChildDiagnosis6andOverTable. Findings that increase or decrease the probability of asthma in children Table. Findings that require investigations in children Table. Conditions that can be confused with asthma in children Table. Classification of asthma and indications for initiating preventer treatment in children aged 6–11 Provisional diagnosis and treatment trial for asthma in a child aged 6 years and over

* Consider options (treatment trial or further investigations) according to individual circumstances, including child's ability to do bronchial provocation test or cardiopulmonary exercise test.

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