Diagnostic Criteria for the Classification of Vocal Cord Dysfunction (VCD)

Vocal cord dysfunction (VCD) is a syndrome characterized by paroxysms of glottic obstruction due to true vocal cord adduction resulting in symptoms such as dyspnea and noisy breathing.

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Criteria for the Reactive Airways Dysfunction Syndrome (RADS)

Irritant-induced occupational asthma is a term used to describe occupational asthma that occurs from exposure to agents considered to be airway irritants, in the absence of sensitization.

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RIFLE Criteria for Acute Renal Dysfunction

RIFLE, a newly developed international consensus classification for acute kidney injury, defines three grades of severity

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