Limitation of Asthma Therapy: The Black Box and the Paradox
1. What is asthma and how is it treated?
2. Why beta-agonists are anti-asthma drugs.
3. How beta-agonists got a bad rap (and a black box), how a borrowed idea from the heart field was used to explore the paradoxical (beneficial) effect of beta-blockers explains paradoxical, thus paving the way for new generation of beta-adrenoceptor ligands in the treatment of asthma.
Presentation: 1 hour & 6 minutes
Recommended CitationPenn, PhD, Raymond B., "Limitation of Asthma Therapy: The Black Box and the Paradox" (2013). Department of Medicine Faculty Papers. Paper 105.