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Severe chronic allergic (and related) diseases: A uniform approach - A MeDALL - GA2 LEN - ARIA position paper

Bousquet, J; Anto, J M; Demoly, P; Schunemann, H; Togias, A; Akdis, M; Auffray, C; Bachert, C; Bieber, T; Van Weel, Chris

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Concepts of disease severity, activity, control and responsiveness to treatment are linked but different. Severity refers to the loss of function of the organs induced by the disease process or to the occurrence of severe acute exacerbations. Severity may vary over time and needs regular follow-up. Control is the degree to which therapy goals are currently met. These concepts have evolved over time for asthma in guidelines, task forces or consensus meetings. The aim of this paper is to...[Show more]

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Date published: 2012
Type: Journal article
URI: http://hdl.handle.net/1885/80608
Source: International Archives of Allergy and Immunology
DOI: 10.1159/000332924

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