Dr. Diane Lougheed

(613) 548-2348
(613) 549-1459
mdl@queensu.ca
 
Symptom Perception in Asthma: Detailed sensory-mechanical studies using methacholine (Mch) bronchoprovocation:
  • Determination of normal range and distribution of symptom intensity vs mechanical responses. Detailed evaluation of individuals with abnormal perception
  • Evaluation of asthma patients with fixed obstruction.
  • Characterization of the mechanical changes on the FEV1 response plateau

Asthma Epidemiology:

  • Determinants of Regional Variation in Emergency Department visits and Hospitalizations for asthma in Ontario. (Two year multi-centre (17 site) study: ED chart abstractions and telephone interviews of all asthma ED visits (pediatric and adult)).