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Trends in medication use for asthma in school-entry children in the Australian Capital Territory, 2000-2005

Phillips, Christine; Toyne, Helen; Ciszek, Karen; Attewell, Robyn; Kljakovic, Marjan

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Objective: To analyse trends in asthma medications used by school-entry children whose parents report they have asthma. Design and setting: Annual cross-sectional study of all school-entry children (about 4400 each year) in the Australian Capital Territory in 2000-2005, by means of a questionnaire for parents on child health status and medication use; and a cross-sectional study of asthma prescriptions for children aged 5 years obtained from the Medicare Australia database for 2002-2005....[Show more]

CollectionsANU Research Publications
Date published: 2007
Type: Journal article
URI: http://hdl.handle.net/1885/25248
Source: Medical Journal of Australia

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