TITLE

Applying the results of randomised control trials on asthma

AUTHOR(S)
Town, Ian
PUB. DATE
March 2007
SOURCE
Thorax;Mar2007, Vol. 62 Issue 3, p195
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Editorial
ABSTRACT
The article explores whether high-quality randomized clinical trials (RCT) are being applied on asthma management guidelines. In their review of the 2005 Global Initiative for Asthma guidelines, J. Travers and colleagues recommend that prescribers should be aware of the limitations of guidelines in selecting drug treatment for individual patients. The author points that interested parties should take a critical look at RCT design to maximize relevance and generalizability.
ACCESSION #
24626219

 

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