Impact of the National Asthma Guidelines on Internal Medicine Primary Care and Specialty Practice (Health Care Research and Improvement) (Clinical Report)

Impact of the National Asthma Guidelines on Internal Medicine Primary Care and Specialty Practice (Health Care Research and Improvement) (Clinical Report)

Objective: To evaluate documentation of compliance with the National Asthma Education and Prevention Program publication Guidelines for the Diagnosis and Management of Asthma. Design: A retrospective review of 114 charts coded as asthma. Fourteen chart evaluation questions were developed based on the 4 management components in the guidelines: assessment and monitoring of asthma, control of […]

Quality of Asthma Care: Western Cape Province, South Africa (Original Articles) (Clinical Report)

Quality of Asthma Care: Western Cape Province, South Africa (Original Articles) (Clinical Report)

Asthma is the eighth leading contributor to the burden of disease in South Africa and is the second most important chronic disease after HIV/AIDS. (1) Asthma is often not considered particularly serious, but it causes significant morbidity in young and working-age adults that adds to the number of disability-adjusted life years (DALYs) in relation to […]

Associations Between Asthma and Bronchial Hyper-Responsiveness with Allergy and Atopy Phenotypes in Urban Black South African Teenagers (Original Articles) (Report)

Associations Between Asthma and Bronchial Hyper-Responsiveness with Allergy and Atopy Phenotypes in Urban Black South African Teenagers (Original Articles) (Report)

Studies in South Africa in the 1970s reported very low rates of asthma in indigenous blacks, (1) especially in rural settings. (2) The subjects also demonstrated low rates of allergen sensitisation. Later studies showed increasing prevalence rates of asthma in urban and rural black communities (3,4) and narrowing of the urban-rural gradient. (5) An increased […]

Asthma: Asthma Cure: How To Treat Asthma: How To Prevent Asthma, All Natural Remedies For Asthma, Medical Breakthroughs For Asthma, And Proper Diet And Exercises For Asthma

Asthma: Asthma Cure: How To Treat Asthma: How To Prevent Asthma, All Natural Remedies For Asthma, Medical Breakthroughs For Asthma, And Proper Diet And Exercises For Asthma

Would you love to find serious relief for your asthma? Whether you want to (1) reduce your asthma attacks, (2) discover the best ways to keep your lungs healthy and strong, or (3) find the best all natural and medical solutions for treating asthma, then this is the book for you. Take control of your […]

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Information on preventing and treating asthma and allergies, written in Turkish, Along with inspiring accounts of patients who enjoyed healthy lives after years of struggle to take a breath of air, Drs. Kemal and Fatih Ozkaragoz provides the latest medical information on treatment and prevention strategies for asthma