children getting inhaled corticosteroids PRN for MILD persistent asthma

You may see some children getting inhaled corticosteroids PRN for MILD persistent asthma.

This is controversial...and goes against the mantra that inhaled steroids should be used daily as a controller med.

Daily use DOES work best to prevent asthma exacerbations. But some kids don't use them daily...especially for mild asthma.

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