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Implementation of the Asthma Practice Guideline in the Army Medical Department, Evaluation of Process and Effects
210 pages
Implementation of the Asthma Practice Guideline in the Army Medical Department, Evaluation of Process and Effects

Figure 1.1 Diagram of the Demonstration Project Kickoff lower back pain study at four Kickoff asthma study Kickoff diabetes study Great Plains Region MTFs at four Southeast Region MTFs at two Western Region MTFs Round 1 Round 2 Integrate use Develop trial process for of guidelines into AMEDD demonstrations Evaluate and modify implementation process operations Input from other AMEDD facilities Round 3 Oct '98 Jan'99 Apr'99 Jul '99 Oct '99 Jan '00 Apr'00 Jul '00 NOTE: ...

Guidelines for the Diagnosis and Management of Asthma (Summary Report), National Asthma Education and Prevention Program Expert Panel Report 3
74 pages
Guidelines for the Diagnosis and Management of Asthma (Summary Report), National Asthma Education and Prevention Program Expert Panel Report 3

Using the 1997 EPR—2 guidelines and the 2002 update on selected topics as the framework, the expert panel organized the literature review and updated recommendations for managing asthma long term and for managing exacerbations around four ...

Asthma Prevention and Management Guidelines [Bibliography and Price Not Definite ], 2003, Japan (JGL 2003): English Summary
49 pages
Asthma Prevention and Management Guidelines [Bibliography and Price Not Definite ], 2003, Japan (JGL 2003): English Summary

The 1990s are characterized as the time of the development of asthma prevention/management guidelines both internationally and within Japan. At the international level, the Global Initiative for Asthma (GINA) was issued with the support of the National Heart, Lung and Blood Institute of the United States ( NHLBI) and the World Health Organization (WHO). The Japanese Society of Allergology provided a domestic version in Japanese in 1993, which was revised in 1995. This was ...

Expert Panel Report 2, Guidelines for the Diagnosis and Management of Asthma
86 pages
Expert Panel Report 2, Guidelines for the Diagnosis and Management of Asthma


Clinical Asthma, Theory and Practice
337 pages
Clinical Asthma, Theory and Practice

As an example, in the most recent Canadian guidelines, four clinical questions were identified (PICO questions) as a focus to update the guidelines, including (1 ) the role of noninvasive measurements of airway inflammation, such as induced- sputum analysis, for the adjustment of therapy; (2) how to initiate add-on therapy to ICS for uncontrolled asthma; (3) the role of a combination ICS and a LABA combination as a reliever and as a reliever and a controller; and, finally, (4) how to ...

Asthma Guidelines - News


Cutting Steroid Dose Safe in Stable Asthma
The finding -- from a systematic literature review and meta-analysis -- supports current guidelines for the treatment of stable asthma, Hagan reported at the annual meeting of the American College of Allergy, Asthma, and Immunology. Guidelines are

Asthma Inhalers Often Empty When Needed
The asthma guidelines recommend that every asthma patient have an inhaler with them at all times. Having it in your gym bag, the car, or the medicine cabinet may not be close enough," he noted. However, 67% reported having an inhaler in their purse

Monitoring Inhaler Use Improves Asthma Management
Despite treatment guidelines from the National Asthma Education and Prevention Program, most asthma is poorly controlled, largely because symptoms are intermittent and not easily recognized by patients, making prompt treatment adjustments difficult for 

Customizing Treatment in Severe Refractory Asthma: The Role of Endotyping
Asthma is one of the most common illnesses, affecting 18.9 million US adults and 17.1 US children.1 The Global Initiative for Asthma (GINA)'s 2012 Guidelines2 provides a stepwise plan for treatment of asthma, based on disease severity. The guidelines 

Nick Summerton: NHS cash up in smoke on pointless scheme
Nick Summerton: NHS cash up in smoke on pointless scheme Eventually she found a packet bearing the alternative wording '“Smoking Is Dangerous To People With Asthma”, which she promptly purchased. The strap line at the end of the advert read: “You don't have to be stupid to smoke, but it helps.” In much the