Applying the results of randomised control trials on asthma

Town, Ian
March 2007
Thorax;Mar2007, Vol. 62 Issue 3, p195
Academic Journal
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.


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