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Tracing uncontrolled asthma in family practice using a mailed asthma control questionnaire

Van Nieuwenhof, L.D.; Schermer, Tjard R.J.; Heins, M.; Grootens, Joke; Eysink, P.; Bottema, Ben; Van Weel, Chris; Bindels, Renee


PURPOSE A substantial proportion of adult patients with asthma have inadequately controlled symptoms despite the availability of effective treatment. The Asthma Control Questionnaire (ACQ) can be used to discriminate between asthma patients with well- and suboptimally controlled asthma symptoms. The objective of this study was to investigate whether a postal mailing of the ACQ can be used to identify asthma patients with suboptimal symptom control in family practice. METHODS In this...[Show more]

CollectionsANU Research Publications
Date published: 2008
Type: Journal article
Source: Annals of Family Medicine
DOI: 10.1370/afm.776


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