Montelukast improved pulmonary function and asthma-specific quality of life in aspirin-intolerant asthma
- Diurnal variability--time to change asthma guidelines? Reddel, Helen // BMJ: British Medical Journal (International Edition);07/03/99, Vol. 319 Issue 7201, p45
Presents information on a study which proposed a review of asthma guidelines for diurnal variability of the peak expiratory flow rate when diagnosing asthma and assessing its severity. Calculations of diurnal variability; Other measures of peak flow variation; Conclusions.
- Acute asthma: No time for guesswork. Pinkowish, Mary Desmond // Patient Care;1/30/1996, Vol. 30 Issue 2, p73
Focuses on the benefits of pulmonary function tests in the management of asthma. Physician assessment for patients seeking emergency care.
- Effects of Inhaled Sulfur Dioxide (SO [sub 2]) on Pulmonary Function in Healthy Adolescents: Exposure to SO [sub 2] Alone or SO [sub 2] + Sodium Chloride Droplet Aerosol during Rest and Exercise. Koenig, Jane Q.; Pierson, William E.; Horike, Martha; Frank, Robert // Archives of Environmental Health;Jan/Feb82, Vol. 37 Issue 1, p5
Examines the effects of inhaled sulfur dioxide on pulmonary function in healthy adolescents. Diagnosis of asthma; Exposure to sulfur dioxide; Reduction on forced expiratory volume.
- Exercise-Induced Asthma. Weaver, Jennifer; Denegar, Craig R. // Athletic Therapy Today;May2000, Vol. 5 Issue 3, p38
Presents guidelines on the prevention and management of exercise induced asthma (EIA). Significance of pulmonary function testing in the diagnosis of EIA; Discussions on the pathology of EIA; Effectiveness of albuterol in controlling asthmatic attacks.
- Using quality-control analysis of peak expiratory flow recordings to guide therapy for asthma. Gibson, Peter G.; Wlodarczyk, John // Annals of Internal Medicine;10/1/95, Vol. 123 Issue 7, p488
Presents a longitudinal observational study comparing the action points in published asthma management plans with those derived from quality-control of peak expiratory flow recordings. Ambulatory asthma education and management program as setting; Application of quality-control analysis to peak...
- Effect of local standards on the implementation of national guidelines for asthma: primary care agreement with national asthma guidelines. Picken, Harold A.; Greenfield, Sheldon; Teres, Daniel; Hirway, Priya S.; Landis, John N.; Greenfield; Picken, H A; Greenfield, S; Teres, D; Hirway, P S; Landis, J N // JGIM: Journal of General Internal Medicine;Oct1998, Vol. 13 Issue 10, p659
Objective:To assess the level of modification by local primary care doctors of key aspects of the National Asthma Education Program (NAEP) Guidelines for the Diagnosis and Management of Asthma. Design:A random sample of primary care physicians participating in local...
- Spirometrie fï¿½r die klinische Praxis. Rothe, T. // Praxis (16618157);11/14/2012, Vol. 101 Issue 23, p1481
According to the international guidelines of COPD (GOLD) and asthma (GINA) diagnosis and treatment of both diseases necessitate spirometry in the private practice as well as in hospital setting. However today, spirometry is not sufficiently used in Switzerland. This paper intends to give an easy...
- Confirmatory spirometry for adults hospitalized with a diagnosis of asthma or chronic obstructive pulmonary disease exacerbation. Prieto Centurion, Valentin; Huang, Frank; Naureckas, Edward T.; Camargo Jr, Carlos A.; Charbeneau, Jeffrey; Min J Joo; Press, Valerie G.; Krishnan, Jerry A. // BMC Pulmonary Medicine;2012, Vol. 12 Issue 1, p73
Background: Objective measurement of airflow obstruction by spirometry is an essential part of the diagnosis of asthma or COPD. During exacerbations, the feasibility and utility of spirometry to confirm the diagnosis of asthma or chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) are unclear....
- COMPLICATED BRONCHIAL ASTHMA. // Cortlandt Forum;06/25/2001, Vol. 14 Issue 6, p83
Answers queries on complicated bronchial asthma of patients with restrictive component on pulmonary function testing in Lorain County, Ohio. Causes of the asthma; Determination on the relation between obstructive and restrictive components; Evaluation of lung disease.