TITLE

OUTCOMES OF ASTHMA CARE

PUB. DATE
December 2001
SOURCE
Thorax;Dec2001 Supp, Vol. 56, piii16
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
This article presents various studies related to asthma care. Each year many asthmatics experience acute exacerbations that interfere with their lifestyle & place considerable burdens on health services. These are not directly related to severity as assessed using conventional tools. According to another study, over half of patients treated for asthma in the community who have symptoms suggestive of dysfunctional breathing may show an clinically relevant improvement in asthma related quality of life following a brief physiotherapy intervention, and for most the improvements are maintained at 6 months.
ACCESSION #
12965113

 

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