Conformity in fulfilling or following official, recognized, or institutional requirements, guidelines, recommendations, protocols, pathways, or other standards.
Directions or principles presenting current or future rules of policy for assisting health care practitioners in patient care decisions regarding diagnosis, therapy, or related clinical circumstances. The guidelines may be developed by government agencies at any level, institutions, professional societies, governing boards, or by the convening of expert panels. The guidelines form a basis for the evaluation of all aspects of health care and delivery.
A form of bronchial disorder with three distinct components: airway hyper-responsiveness (RESPIRATORY HYPERSENSITIVITY), airway INFLAMMATION, and intermittent AIRWAY OBSTRUCTION. It is characterized by spasmodic contraction of airway smooth muscle, WHEEZING, and dyspnea (DYSPNEA, PAROXYSMAL).
Drugs that are used to treat asthma.
Payment for a service or for a commodity such as a body part.
A systematic statement of policy rules or principles. Guidelines may be developed by government agencies at any level, institutions, professional societies, governing boards, or by convening expert panels. The text may be cursive or in outline form but is generally a comprehensive guide to problems and approaches in any field of activity. For guidelines in the field of health care and clinical medicine, PRACTICE GUIDELINES AS TOPIC is available.
Patterns of practice related to diagnosis and treatment as especially influenced by cost of the service requested and provided.
Country located in EUROPE. It is bordered by the NORTH SEA, BELGIUM, and GERMANY. Constituent areas are Aruba, Curacao, Sint Maarten, formerly included in the NETHERLANDS ANTILLES.
The administration of drugs by the respiratory route. It includes insufflation into the respiratory tract.
Voluntary cooperation of the patient in taking drugs or medicine as prescribed. This includes timing, dosage, and frequency.
Predetermined sets of questions used to collect data - clinical data, social status, occupational group, etc. The term is often applied to a self-completed survey instrument.
The study, based on direct observation, use of statistical records, interviews, or experimental methods, of actual practices or the actual impact of practices or policies.
Computer-based information systems used to integrate clinical and patient information and provide support for decision-making in patient care.
Measurement of the various processes involved in the act of respiration: inspiration, expiration, oxygen and carbon dioxide exchange, lung volume and compliance, etc.
The levels of excellence which characterize the health service or health care provided based on accepted standards of quality.
Norms, criteria, standards, and other direct qualitative and quantitative measures used in determining the quality of health care.
Artificial introduction of SEMEN or SPERMATOZOA into the VAGINA to facilitate FERTILIZATION.
Activities and programs intended to assure or improve the quality of care in either a defined medical setting or a program. The concept includes the assessment or evaluation of the quality of care; identification of problems or shortcomings in the delivery of care; designing activities to overcome these deficiencies; and follow-up monitoring to ensure effectiveness of corrective steps.
Attitudes of personnel toward their patients, other professionals, toward the medical care system, etc.
Studies used to test etiologic hypotheses in which inferences about an exposure to putative causal factors are derived from data relating to characteristics of persons under study or to events or experiences in their past. The essential feature is that some of the persons under study have the disease or outcome of interest and their characteristics are compared with those of unaffected persons.
Voluntary cooperation of the patient in following a prescribed regimen.
Care which provides integrated, accessible health care services by clinicians who are accountable for addressing a large majority of personal health care needs, developing a sustained partnership with patients, and practicing in the context of family and community. (JAMA 1995;273(3):192)
Evaluation undertaken to assess the results or consequences of management and procedures used in combating disease in order to determine the efficacy, effectiveness, safety, and practicability of these interventions in individual cases or series.
Studies in which the presence or absence of disease or other health-related variables are determined in each member of the study population or in a representative sample at one particular time. This contrasts with LONGITUDINAL STUDIES which are followed over a period of time.
An approach of practicing medicine with the goal to improve and evaluate patient care. It requires the judicious integration of best research evidence with the patient's values to make decisions about medical care. This method is to help physicians make proper diagnosis, devise best testing plan, choose best treatment and methods of disease prevention, as well as develop guidelines for large groups of patients with the same disease. (from JAMA 296 (9), 2006)
Societies whose membership is limited to physicians.
Physicochemical property of fimbriated (FIMBRIAE, BACTERIAL) and non-fimbriated bacteria of attaching to cells, tissue, and nonbiological surfaces. It is a factor in bacterial colonization and pathogenicity.
Recommendations for directing health planning functions and policies. These may be mandated by PL93-641 and issued by the Department of Health and Human Services for use by state and local planning agencies.
Asthma attacks following a period of exercise. Usually the induced attack is short-lived and regresses spontaneously. The magnitude of postexertional airway obstruction is strongly influenced by the environment in which exercise is performed (i.e. inhalation of cold air during physical exertion markedly augments the severity of the airway obstruction; conversely, warm humid air blunts or abolishes it).
Agents that cause an increase in the expansion of a bronchus or bronchial tubes.
Measurement of the maximum rate of airflow attained during a FORCED VITAL CAPACITY determination. Common abbreviations are PEFR and PFR.
Measure of the maximum amount of air that can be expelled in a given number of seconds during a FORCED VITAL CAPACITY determination . It is usually given as FEV followed by a subscript indicating the number of seconds over which the measurement is made, although it is sometimes given as a percentage of forced vital capacity.
An aspect of personal behavior or lifestyle, environmental exposure, or inborn or inherited characteristic, which, on the basis of epidemiologic evidence, is known to be associated with a health-related condition considered important to prevent.
Asthma attacks caused, triggered, or exacerbated by OCCUPATIONAL EXPOSURE.
The teaching or training of patients concerning their own health needs.
Levels within a diagnostic group which are established by various measurement criteria applied to the seriousness of a patient's disorder.
General agreement or collective opinion; the judgment arrived at by most of those concerned.
Systematic organization, storage, retrieval, and dissemination of specialized information, especially of a scientific or technical nature (From ALA Glossary of Library and Information Science, 1983). It often involves authenticating or validating information.
Use of an interactive computer system designed to assist the physician or other health professional in choosing between certain relationships or variables for the purpose of making a diagnostic or therapeutic decision.
Computer-based systems for input, storage, display, retrieval, and printing of information contained in a patient's medical record.
Hospital department responsible for the administration and provision of immediate medical or surgical care to the emergency patient.
Media that facilitate transportability of pertinent information concerning patient's illness across varied providers and geographic locations. Some versions include direct linkages to online consumer health information that is relevant to the health conditions and treatments related to a specific patient.
A small aerosol canister used to release a calibrated amount of medication for inhalation.
Devices that cause a liquid or solid to be converted into an aerosol (spray) or a vapor. It is used in drug administration by inhalation, humidification of ambient air, and in certain analytical instruments.
A device that delivers medication to the lungs in the form of a dry powder.
Institutions which provide medical or health-related services.
The concept concerned with all aspects of providing and distributing health services to a patient population.
The degree to which individuals are inhibited or facilitated in their ability to gain entry to and to receive care and services from the health care system. Factors influencing this ability include geographic, architectural, transportational, and financial considerations, among others.
The level of health of the individual, group, or population as subjectively assessed by the individual or by more objective measures.
Branch of medicine concerned with the prevention and control of disease and disability, and the promotion of physical and mental health of the population on the international, national, state, or municipal level.
Encouraging consumer behaviors most likely to optimize health potentials (physical and psychosocial) through health information, preventive programs, and access to medical care.
Decisions, usually developed by government policymakers, for determining present and future objectives pertaining to the health care system.
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DH is considered to be the "coeliac disease of the skin". For this reason, the new guidelines of the European Society for ... Whereas coeliac disease requires adherence to a strict lifelong gluten-free diet, it is not yet known whether NCGS is a ... Clinical guideline 86: Recognition and assessment of coeliac disease. London, 2015. Benson, Amanda (1 April 2013). "The Rise ... Denham, JM; Hill, ID (August 2013). "Celiac disease and autoimmunity: review and controversies". Current Allergy and Asthma ...
"Allergy, Asthma & Clinical Immunology. 14 (2): 57. doi:10.1186/s13223-018-0286-1. ISSN 1710-1492. PMC 6157280. PMID 30275847.. ... Urisu A, Ebisawa M, Ito K, Aihara Y, Ito S, Mayumi M, Kohno Y, Kondo N (2014). "Japanese Guideline for Food Allergy 2014". ... "World Gastroenterology Organisation Global Guidelines. July 2016. Archived from the original on 17 March 2017. Retrieved 23 ... the potential presence of allergen due to cross-contamination through a documented risk assessment and despite adherence to ...
Murphy M, Bradley CP, Byrne S (May 2012). "Antibiotic prescribing in primary care, adherence to guidelines and unnecessary ... Antimicrobial resistance at Curlie Animation of Antibiotic Resistance CDC Guideline "Management of Multidrug-Resistant ... apparent overuse of antibiotics and underuse of prescription drugs for asthma, depression, and CHF". Journal of Managed Care ... Despite this, antibiotic prescribing remains high with variance in adherence to guidelines. The World Health Organization has ...
Ammendolia C, Taylor JA, Pennick V, Côté P, Hogg-Johnson S, Bombardier C (2008). "Adherence to radiography guidelines for low ... "Manual therapy for asthma". Cochrane Database of Systematic Reviews (2): CD001002. doi:10.1002/14651858.CD001002.pub2. PMID ... "A Clinical Practice Guideline Update from The CCA•CFCREAB-CPG" (PDF). J Can Chiropr Assoc. 52 (1): 7-8. PMC 2258235 . PMID ... Practice guidelines. Reviews of research studies within the chiropractic community have been used to generate practice ...
Guidelines indicate that children with JIA should be encouraged to be physically active and can safely participate in sports ... Current Allergy and Asthma Reports. 13 (4): 337-346. doi:10.1007/s11882-013-0351-2. PMC 3729726. PMID 23605168. Prakken, B; ... "2019 American College of Rheumatology/Arthritis Foundation Guideline for the Treatment of Juvenile Idiopathic Arthritis: ... stress that can put children at risk for emotional or behavioural distress and can interfere with compliance and adherence to ...
A 2015 review of clinical evidence which included a medical guideline for the treatment of depression with exercise noted that ... Research in 2015 indicates integrating mindfulness to physical exercise interventions increases exercise adherence, self- ... "Youth Physical Activity Guidelines". Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.. *^ https://ec.europa.eu/sport/policy/societal ... "Practice guideline update summary: Mild cognitive impairment - Report of the Guideline Development, Dissemination, and ...
"Youth Physical Activity Guidelines". Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. 23 January 2019.. ... A 2015 review of clinical evidence which included a medical guideline for the treatment of depression with exercise noted that ... Research in 2015 indicates integrating mindfulness to physical exercise interventions increases exercise adherence, self- ... "Practice guideline update summary: Mild cognitive impairment - Report of the Guideline Development, Dissemination, and ...
U.S. guidelines recommend DAPT for at least 12 months, while EU guidelines recommend DAPT for 6-12 months after a drug-eluting ... National Guideline Clearinghouse (NGC). "2011 ACCF/AHA/SCAI guideline for percutaneous coronary artery intervention. A report ... More significant side effects include stomach ulcers, stomach bleeding, and worsening asthma. Bleeding risk is greater among ... and the Risk of Major Adverse Cardiovascular Events in Patients with Coronary Heart Disease on Confirmed Aspirin Adherence". ...
"Practice guideline update summary: Mild cognitive impairment - Report of the Guideline Development, Dissemination, and ... "Youth Physical Activity Guidelines". Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. 23 January 2019. "Health and Participation". ... published in 2015 suggests that incorporating mindfulness into physical exercise interventions increases exercise adherence and ... Exercise-induced nausea Exercise intensity Exercise intolerance Exercise-induced anaphylaxis Exercise-induced asthma ...
"Guidelines on the irritable bowel syndrome: mechanisms and practical management". Gut (Practice Guideline. Review). 56 (12): ... The study suggested the costs associated with IBS were comparable to those found for people with asthma. Individuals with IBS ... At a practical level, adherence to defined diets may result in an unnecessary financial burden or reduction in overall caloric ... One national guideline advises a low FODMAP diet for managing IBS when other dietary and lifestyle measures have been ...
Adolescents with asthma who vape could have greater odds of having a higher number of respiratory symptoms and aggravations in ... Guidelines for the design, manufacture and assessment of the safety of e-cigarette devices has not been established. A 2015 ... A 2014 practice guideline by NPS MedicineWise states, "Although data on health effects of passive vapour are currently lacking ... adherence). In light of the immunosuppressive effects observed in nasal mucosa, there is concern that e-cigarette use will ...
NHLBI Guideline 2007, p. 213 "British Guideline on the Management of Asthma" (PDF). Scottish Intercollegiate Guidelines Network ... This might reflect a combination of factors, including poor treatment adherence, increased allergen and viral exposure, and ... "British Guideline on the Management of Asthma" (PDF). British Thoracic Society. 2012 [2008]. "Global Strategy for Asthma ... June 2012). ERS Task Force on the Management of Work-related, Asthma. "The management of work-related asthma guidelines: a ...
The purpose of this study was to determine if patients managed in a general practice with an associated asthma clinic are more ... Improved compliance could potentially improve care of patients with asthma. ... likely to use asthma medications according to cli … ... Guideline Adherence / statistics & numerical data * Humans * ... Adherence to asthma guidelines in general practices J Asthma. 1999 Jun;36(4):381-7. doi: 10.3109/02770909909068231. ...
... in the 2007 Guidelines for the Diagnosis and Management of Asthma was found to be low among primary care physicians and asthma ... Adherence to many of the key recommendations in the 2007 Guidelines for the Diagnosis and Management of Asthma was found to be ... However, adherence was still low among both groups. Between asthma specialists and primary care physicians a written asthma ... Close more info about Asthma Guideline Adherence, Agreement Assessed Among PCPs, Specialists ...
The use of this decision support system in patients presenting to emergency with asthma was associated with improvements in ... developed collaboratively with clinicians should play an important part of system-wide efforts to improve guideline adherence ... Improving adherence to asthma clinical guidelines and discharge documentation from emergency departments: implementation of a ... Use of ACAFE was associated with significantly higher rates of documentation of asthma severity (98% vs 18%, P , 0.01), as well ...
Guideline agreement was generally not associated with adherence. Conclusions Agreement with and adherence to asthma guidelines ... Clinician Agreement, Self-efficacy, and Adherence with the Guidelines for the Diagnosis and Management of Asthma. ... Results Asthma specialists expressed stronger agreement, higher self-efficacy, and greater adherence with guideline ... Clinician Agreement, Self-efficacy, and Adherence with the Guidelines for the Diagnosis and Management of Asthma ...
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Adherence to asthma controller medication regimens. Download Prime PubMed App to iPhone, iPad, or Android ... Does measuring BHR add to guideline derived clinical measures in determining treatment for patients with persistent asthma? ... Coronavirus Guidelines. Latest evidence on COVID-19 from PubMed, WHO, CDC.. Visit free Relief Central. ... TY - JOUR T1 - Adherence to asthma controller medication regimens. AU - Stempel,D A, AU - Stoloff,S W, AU - Carranza Rosenzweig ...
THURSDAY, March 5, 2020 (HealthDay News) - Adherence to secondary prevention guidelines for acute myocardial infarction (AMI) ... Air Filters Shown to Improve Breathing in Children With Asthma. May 26, 2020 ... "The associated benefit continued to accrue all the way to full adherence of the examined guideline metrics, without significant ... The authors assessed the association between all-cause death and adherence to six or seven secondary prevention guidelines, ...
Patient adherence and effective communication. Ann Allergy Asthma Immunol. 2016;117(6):613-619. PMID: 27979018 www.ncbi.nlm.nih ... Patient-clinician communication: American Society Of Clinical Oncology consensus guideline. J Clin Oncol. 2017;35(31):3618-3632 ... Guidelines for Links. *Viewers & Players. *MedlinePlus Connect for EHRs. *For Developers. U.S. National Library of Medicine ...
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Primary care clinician adherence with asthma guidelines: the National Asthma Survey of Physicians. ... and agreement and self-efficacy with guideline recommendations. Results: A higher percentage of pediatricians adhered to most ... variation in adherence among primary care groups to four cornerstone domains of the Expert Panel Report-3 asthma guidelines: ... We used the 2012 National Asthma Survey of Physicians: National Ambulatory Medical Care Survey to compare adherence by family/ ...
... adherence to guidelines is generally the result of a lack of implementation strategies after publication of the guideline. It ... Many countries have a unique guideline. The GINA guideline and the British Guideline on the Management of Asthma are leading ... in childhood asthma is affected by asthma control. The better the asthma control, the better the QoL is. Uncontrolled asthma is ... M. Jonsson, A.-C. Egmar, A. Kiessling et al., "Adherence to national guidelines for children with asthma at primary health ...
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Interventions To Modify Health Care Provider Adherence to Asthma Guidelines. Systematic Review ... Field Triage Guideline Revision: Glasgow Coma Scale: Systematic Review. Research Protocol. February 28, 2016 ...
... asthma: 57,339; COPD: 30,855). After intervention, 1,576 test scores were recorded in 92,714 patients (asthma: 61,841; COPD: ... The objective of this study was to assess the effect of an educational intervention programme on the use of the Asthma Control ... The workshop covered the use of questionnaires used in the assessment and management of diseases such as asthma and chronic ... Asthma and chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) health status assessment tools have demonstrated their value in guiding ...
The increasing evidence for heterogeneity of asthma, the growing emphasis on asthma subphenotypes, including molecular ... The increasing evidence for heterogeneity of asthma, the growing emphasis on asthma su... ... airway inflammation in patients with asthma have to be established. Assessment of asthma control should include inflammatory ... airway inflammation in patients with asthma have to be established. Assessment of asthma control should include inflammatory ...
Inadequate ICS use (not prescribed, wrongly inhaled, poor adherence) No ICS inhalations; poor adherence to prescribed asthma ... asthma. An exact definition can be found in a separate ERS/ATS guideline from 2014, to which GINA also makes reference [ 3. ... Asthma control plays an important role, as in older children and adults. The GINA Guidelines offer a table on asthma control, ... The Global Initiative for Asthma (GINA) has published updated guidelines for the diagnosis and therapy of asthma in children ...
2009). "The value of self-report assessment of adherence, rhinitis and smoking in relation to asthma control". Prim Care Resp J ... Horne and his research team regularly contribute to UK and international reports and guidelines on adherence, and to ... NICE guideline. Retrieved 4 November 2013. Horne, R. "Concordance, adherence and compliance in medicine taking. Report for the ... Professor Hornes recent contributions to health policy include adherence guidelines for the National Institute for Health and ...
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... adherence, persistent allergen exposure and comorbidities). The CTS guidelines (2012) do not give clear instructions on ... 2. Canadian Thoracic Society 2012 guideline update: Diagnosis and management of asthma in preschoolers, children and adults: ... The Canadian and GINA guidelines both address ICS use in Asthma. Both suggest ICS monotherapy at low doses to control asthma, ... guidelines, far fewer (24%) were aware of the GINA (Global initiative for Asthma) guidelines. For most physicians, the average ...
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  • A total of 1,412 primary care clinicians and 233 asthma specialists took part. (empr.com)
  • Self-efficacy was a good predictor of guideline adherence among primary care clinicians but not among specialists," the authors concluded. (empr.com)
  • Electronic decision support systems developed collaboratively with clinicians should play an important part of system-wide efforts to improve guideline adherence and compliance in ED. (nih.gov)
  • Objective To assess clinician-reported adherence with specific guideline recommendations, as well as agreement with and self-efficacy to implement guidelines Methods We analyzed 2012 National Asthma Survey of Physicians data for 1412 primary care clinicians and 233 asthma specialists about four cornerstone guideline domains: asthma control, patient education, environmental control, and pharmacologic treatment. (cdc.gov)
  • Background and objectives: Although primary care clinicians provide >60% of U.S. asthma care, no nationally representative study has examined variation in adherence among primary care groups to four cornerstone domains of the Expert Panel Report-3 asthma guidelines: assessment/monitoring, patient education, environmental assessment, and medications. (cdc.gov)
  • We used the 2012 National Asthma Survey of Physicians: National Ambulatory Medical Care Survey to compare adherence by family/general medicine practitioners (FM/GM), internists, pediatricians and Community Health Center mid-level clinicians (CHC). (cdc.gov)
  • Methods: Adherence was self-reported (n = 1355 clinicians). (cdc.gov)
  • Conclusions: Pediatricians were more likely to report high adherence than other clinicians. (cdc.gov)
  • Without having an objective assessment of adherence, clinicians may inadvertently add extra medication instead of addressing adherence. (bmj.com)
  • Several asthma guidelines, including the nationally accepted guideline from the National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute (NHLBI), exist to support clinicians in providing adequate treatment. (bioportfolio.com)
  • In either form a major barrier remains on the busy clinicians to remember to initiate the guideline a process and to embed the guideline tasks in the clinical workflow of the care team (5). (bioportfolio.com)
  • The proposed study examines the benefits of a novel approach for reminding clinicians in an ED setting to use guideline-driven care. (bioportfolio.com)
  • Clinicians received 3 coaching sessions conducted by 2 nurses in the practice that included training in guideline-based methods for evaluation and treatment of asthma, coaching to assist practices in implementing these methods, and training in communication techniques to promote asthma self-management. (jabfm.org)
  • Patient self-management toolkits were provided to clinicians, who were trained to use the materials to educate patients and increase treatment adherence. (jabfm.org)
  • Two important personal attributes - self-efficacy and readiness to change - have been associated with health behavior change in patients and to a lesser extent to use of guidelines by clinicians 17 - 20 . (pubmedcentralcanada.ca)
  • Clinicians with high self-efficacy are thought to be more likely to adopt and adhere to guidelines 19 . (pubmedcentralcanada.ca)
  • Implementation of a clinically integrated mHealth app and practice model can achieve high patient retention and adherence to guideline-recommended asthma symptom monitoring, while minimally burdening clinicians. (rand.org)
  • Earlier this week, an evidence-based online system for improving the way clinicians care for asthma patients was launched by the American Academy of Allergy, Asthma, and Immunology during its meeting in Philadelphia. (medpagetoday.com)
  • Or is it the fact that as physicians we have a general dislike for being told what to do, and in this case the clinicians disregarded the procalcitonin treatment guideline and administered antibiotics to whomever they pleased? (emcrit.org)
  • To examine real-world clinician adherence to these guidelines, as well as agreement and self-efficacy, researchers analyzed data from the 2012 National Asthma Survey of Physicians. (empr.com)
  • Primary care clinician adherence with asthma guidelines: the National Asthma Survey of Physicians. (cdc.gov)
  • Programs to improve clinician adherence to asthma guidelines have proven somewhat successful but have focused primarily on urban health care centers. (jabfm.org)
  • Improved adherence to inhaled corticosteroids (ICS) is recognized as an important factor in reduced morbidity, mortality and consumption of health care resources. (unboundmedicine.com)
  • Introduction Many patients with asthma remain poorly controlled despite the use of inhaled corticosteroids and long-acting beta agonists. (bmj.com)
  • Data on the efficacy of a continuous treatment with inhaled corticosteroids (ICS) in preventing the progression of asthma are conflicting. (frontiersin.org)
  • The most effective drugs for asthma control are inhaled corticosteroids (ICS), which are effective anti-inflammatory drugs. (frontiersin.org)
  • Equipment is now available to easily measure exhaled NO. Widely used asthma treatments, such as inhaled corticosteroids, reduce both lung inflammation and exhaled NO. Exhaled NO would potentially be a good biomarker, a measurable feature of a disease that determines its severity, of asthma inflammation. (nih.gov)
  • In contrast, the 2019 Global Initiative for Asthma (GINA) guidelines categorize asthma severity as mild, moderate, or severe. (medscape.com)
  • Asthma is a chronic disorder of both children and adults, with 300 million individuals afflicted worldwide (Global Initiative for Asthma (GINA) guidelines) [ 1 ]. (hindawi.com)
  • In asthma management, the latest Global Initiative for Asthma (GINA) guidelines recommend that treatment should be continuously adjusted, driven by the patient's asthma control status. (nature.com)
  • The 2019 GINA guidelines stress the importance of distinguishing between severe asthma and uncontrolled asthma, as the latter is a much more common reason for persistent symptoms and exacerbations, and it may be more easily improved. (medscape.com)
  • Recommended guidelines for determination of asthma severity based on clinical symptoms, exacerbations, and measurements of airway function. (medscape.com)
  • Until the relationships between symptoms, lung function tests, AHR, airway inflammation, exacerbations, and airway remodeling are clarified, regular treatment seems to be generally more appropriate than on-demand treatment to warrant a greater control of asthma. (frontiersin.org)
  • Asthma exacerbations cause an estimated 14 million missed school days (2) and more than 1.8 million emergency department (ED) visits annually (2), and account for >60% of asthma-related costs (3). (bioportfolio.com)
  • Uncontrolled asthma can lead to exacerbations requiring the patient to seek immediate care, frequently in an ED setting. (bioportfolio.com)
  • The NHLBI guidelines emphasize early recognition and treatment of asthma exacerbations, as well as appropriate treatment stratified by severity. (bioportfolio.com)
  • Use of azithromycin 500 mg three times per week as an add-on therapy to long-term controller medications in patients with uncontrolled persistent asthma resulted in fewer asthma exacerbations and. (aphanet.org)
  • Participants were randomly assigned to one of two equal-sized groups: one group received treatment based on the NIH National Asthma Education and Prevention Program (NAEPP) guidelines alone, and the other received treatment based on the guidelines plus measurement of exhaled NO. The year-long study compared participants' symptoms and asthma exacerbations. (nih.gov)
  • In the end, the study found that the group whose treatment was guided by exhaled NO did not end up with fewer or less severe asthma symptoms or fewer asthma exacerbations compared with the group that received treatment based on the NAEPP guidelines alone. (nih.gov)
  • This paper describes the development of a tree-based decision model to predict the severity of pediatric asthma exacerbations in the emergency department (ED) at 2 h following triage. (springer.com)
  • Adherence to many of the key recommendations in the 2007 Guidelines for the Diagnosis and Management of Asthma was found to be low among primary care physicians and asthma specialists, according to a study published in The Journal of Allergy and Clinical Immunology: In Practice . (empr.com)
  • The results showed that asthma specialists had greater agreement, higher self-efficacy, and adherence to the recommendations than primary care physicians. (empr.com)
  • Improving pediatric emergency department physicians' adherence to clinical practice guidelines on the diagnosis and management of group A beta-hemolytic streptococcal pharyngitis-a cross-sectional study. (bioportfolio.com)
  • A total of 18.7 million adults (8.0%) in the United States currently have asthma, 1 and 14.2 million patient visits to physicians' offices result in a primary diagnosis of asthma. (jaoa.org)
  • It has been determined that to achieve the highest degree of control possible, physicians should actively engage with their asthmatic patients, conducting appropriate testing for accurate diagnosis, teaching and observing therapy techniques, encouraging adherence, and remaining in close contact throughout treatment. (jaoa.org)
  • This study is an extension of a pilot study in which investigators developed and tested a computerized tool to help physicians to determine if their patients' asthma is well controlled, ad. (bioportfolio.com)
  • A survey of primary care physicians indicated that only 54% of pediatricians and 51% of family physicians followed evidence-based guidelines from the National Heart, Lung and Blood Institute (NHLBI) for prescribing daily controller medication. (jabfm.org)
  • We conducted this study to evaluate the adherence and Prevention (CDC) issued several guidances for of physicians to contemporaneous national guidelines for healthcare providers for the identifi cation and treatment diagnosis and use of oseltamivir among patients with of patients with suspected infl uenza A(H1N1)pdm09 suspected or confi rmed A(H1N1)pdm09 virus infection in disease (Figure 1). (cdc.gov)
  • A hospital, for example, may require physicians to adhere to clinical practice guidelines, while the hospitals themselves, in turn, are subject to oversight from government regulators and professional groups. (nap.edu)
  • Explain to interested patients that national guidelines for asthma treatment are intended to improve care by giving physicians the latest scientific knowledge. (medpagetoday.com)
  • Called ASTHMA IQ, the online system is designed to walk physicians through the key components of EPR-3, said Thomas Casale, M.D., of Creighton in Omaha, the president of AAAAI. (medpagetoday.com)
  • The study also found that physicians who did not have an ownership stake in their practice were 1.9 times more likely to provide asthma education to the patients compared with those who owned their practice. (medpagetoday.com)
  • Overall physicians adhered to the procalcitonin guidelines in 72.9% of the cases. (emcrit.org)
  • Although much progress has been made in our understanding of bronchial asthma in recent years, asthma remains a commonly encountered condition that challenges physicians in the office setting as well as in acute care settings. (clevelandclinicmeded.com)
  • Canadian Association of Emergency Physicians, Guidelines for emergency management of paediatric asthma. (springer.com)
  • Outcomes included asthma medication refill rates and persistence measured by treatment days. (unboundmedicine.com)
  • Treatment failure, which can result from non-adherence to oral antibiotics, can lead to poor outcomes and therefore imp. (bioportfolio.com)
  • 9, 13 ] Health system administrators clearly have a powerful incentive to ensure concordance with guidelines to encourage management that demonstrates positive treatment outcomes, cost efficiency and is patient-centred. (chiro.org)
  • This study aims to assess if incorporating objectively recorded adherence from the Inhaler Compliance Assessment (INCA) device and lung function into clinical decision making provides more cost-effective prescribing and improves outcomes. (bmj.com)
  • In studies comparing regular versus on-demand treatment for patients with mild persistent asthma, on-demand treatment seems to have a similar efficacy on clinical and functional outcomes, but it does not suppress chronic airway inflammation or airway hyper-responsiveness (AHR) associated with asthma. (frontiersin.org)
  • Assessment of asthma control should include inflammatory outcomes, such as fraction of exhaled nitric oxide and sputum eosinophil counts. (frontiersin.org)
  • Two cases are presented to illustrate the treatment process in light of the Guidelines and the outcomes of these patients, who have varying degrees of support, education, and assessment of adherence to an asthma treatment plan. (jaoa.org)
  • Guidelines for chronic disease management can improve both the process and outcomes of care 1 - 4 . (pubmedcentralcanada.ca)
  • We assessed the feasibility of implementing a clinically integrated mHealth app and practice model to facilitate between-visit asthma symptom monitoring as per guidelines and with the help of patient-reported outcomes (PRO). (rand.org)
  • Evidence-based practice guidelines have been disseminated with a goal of encouraging more frequent use of anti-inflammatory therapy to improve asthma outcomes. (clevelandclinicmeded.com)
  • Formulation of guidelines is the natural sequitur to the goal of implementation of evidence-based practice. (chiro.org)
  • The key for implementation was an effective network of asthma-responsible professionals and development of a post hoc evaluation strategy. (bmj.com)
  • Implementation of guideline-driven decision support is frequently paper-based or computerized. (bioportfolio.com)
  • The informatics approach will include two elements: a) a computerized, real-time reminder system, which will automatically detect guideline-eligible patients without requiring additional data entry, and b) a computerized, workflow-embedded guideline implementation. (bioportfolio.com)
  • The association between changes in clinician self-efficacy and readiness to change and implementation of an asthma management program (Easy Breathing © ) was examined. (pubmedcentralcanada.ca)
  • The implementation of the guidelines by organisations will require communication, education, and training strategies. (nzma.org.nz)
  • In 2007, the National Asthma Education and Prevention Program released their Guidelines for the Diagnosis and Management of Asthma. (jaoa.org)
  • The primary difference in the patients' experiences correlates with the level of physician adherence to the Guidelines for the Diagnosis and Management of Asthma from the National Asthma Education and Prevention Program (NAEPP). (jaoa.org)
  • Several government agencies have been charged with surveillance for asthma, including the NHLBI's National Asthma Education and Prevention Program (NAEPP), the Department of Health and Human Services (Healthy People 2010), and the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC). (clevelandclinicmeded.com)
  • Asthma is one of the most prevalent chronic conditions in the United Sates, yet despite the existence of national guidelines, nearly three fourths of patients with asthma do not have adequate control and clinical adherence to guidelines is low. (jmir.org)
  • Join us as we discuss current clinical trials and the innovative digital technology being used to improve clinical adherence. (smi-online.co.uk)
  • THURSDAY, March 5, 2020 (HealthDay News) - Adherence to secondary prevention guidelines for acute myocardial infarction (AMI) is associated with reduced mortality, according to a study published online March 5 in the Journal of the American Heart Association . (physiciansweekly.com)
  • Patient Prefer Adherence 2020;14:467-97. (uni-heidelberg.de)
  • Asthma patients using dry powder inhalers are more likely to adherence to inhaled corticosteroid therapy than those using metered-dose inhalers, a new study has shown. (pulsetoday.co.uk)
  • Nevertheless, in the view of this statement's authors, there are several indications in which an FeNO measurement makes sense, such as, for example: (1) as another component of asthma diagnosis in difficult cases (normal lung function, unclear symptoms), (2) to check on therapeutic adherence regarding inhaled corticosteroid (ICS), or (3) for the early detection of worsening asthma. (springermedizin.at)
  • In children with moderate to severe persistent asthma, quintupling the inhaled corticosteroid (ICS) dose at early signs of loss of asthma control did not reduce the rate of severe asthma. (aphanet.org)
  • An updated guideline for pharmacological treatment of seasonal allergic rhinitis recommends monotherapy with an intranasal (I.N.) corticosteroid over combination therapy with an I.N. (aphanet.org)
  • Improved compliance could potentially improve care of patients with asthma. (nih.gov)
  • These findings underscore the need to document the utility of clinical practice guidelines which may improve physician compliance. (nih.gov)
  • 15 18 ] Compliance with guidelines however seems to be as problematic as developing them in the first place, evidence-based guidelines and systematic reviews have flourished, but seem to have had little impact on actual primary care practices. (chiro.org)
  • The impact of compliance with Italian guidelines on the outcome of hospitalised community-acquired pneumonia (CAP) in internal medicine departments was evaluated. (ersjournals.com)
  • Overall, a low compliance with guidelines in the prospective phase (44%) was obtained, indicating the need for future more aggressive and proactive approaches. (ersjournals.com)
  • In the present study, the primary objective was to evaluate the impact of compliance to a new set of Italian guidelines on the management of patients with CAP, hospitalised in internal medicine (IM) departments. (ersjournals.com)
  • Does a lipid clinic increase compliance with National Cholesterol Education Program Treatment Guidelines? (nih.gov)
  • Concordance, adherence and compliance in medicine taking. (wikipedia.org)
  • The 2013 joint European Respiratory Society/American Thoracic Society (ERS/ATS) guidelines on evaluation and treatment of severe asthma reserves the definition of severe asthma for patients with refractory asthma and those in whom response to treatment of comorbidities is incomplete. (medscape.com)
  • However, it is widely known and accepted that symptoms may remain in children with severe asthma or return in early adulthood [ 6 ]. (hindawi.com)
  • There is the possibility that patients without a regular treatment with ICS may develop a more severe asthma associated with airway structural changes (remodeling) and a progressive loss of lung function. (frontiersin.org)
  • Recent advances in injectable biologics and smart medical devices as led to an increase in novel approaches to treating severe asthma and COPD as well as the regulations to take into consideration. (smi-online.co.uk)
  • Future studies should evaluate prospectively whether the associations we found can translate into improved self-management among patients with persistent asthma. (pulsetoday.co.uk)
  • In patients with severe uncontrolled asthma, does knowledge of adherence and inhaler technique using electronic monitoring improve clinical decision making? (bmj.com)
  • Poor control may arise from inadequate adherence, incorrect inhaler technique or because the condition is refractory. (bmj.com)
  • Data on adherence, inhaler technique and electronically recorded peak expiratory flow rate will be used to promote adherence and guide a clinical decision protocol to guide management in the active group. (bmj.com)
  • The present study was designed to replicate previous reports of patient adherence with fluticasone/salmeterol in a single inhaler (FSC), fluticasone and salmeterol in separate inhalers (FP+SAL), fluticasone and montelukast (FP+MON), fluticasone alone (FP) and montelukast alone (MON). METHODS: A 24-month observational retrospective study was conducted using administrative claims data. (unboundmedicine.com)
  • Methods and analysis This prospective, randomised, multicentre study will compare the impact of using information on adherence to influence asthma treatment. (bmj.com)
  • The recommended methods to establish a diagnosis of asthma include a detailed medical history, physical examination, and spirometry. (jaoa.org)
  • Adherence to asthma practice guidelines is low. (nih.gov)
  • The purpose of this study was to determine if patients managed in a general practice with an associated asthma clinic are more likely to use asthma medications according to clinical practice guidelines than patients managed in the general surgery of the practice. (nih.gov)
  • The purpose of this study is to analyze the clinical impact of an educational intervention on adherence to Clinical Practice Guidelines in an Emergency Department (ED), by using a standard. (bioportfolio.com)
  • To determine adherence to clinical practice guidelines in the medical, physiotherapy and chiropractic professions for acute and subacute mechanical low back pain through best-evidence synthesis of the healthcare literature. (chiro.org)
  • A structured best-evidence synthesis of the relevant literature through a literature search of relevant databases for peer-reviewed papers on adherence to clinical practice guidelines from 1995 to 2013. (chiro.org)
  • Notwithstanding, chiropractors appear to adhere to clinical practice guidelines more so than physiotherapists and medical practitioners, although there is scope for improvement across all three professions. (chiro.org)
  • Computer systems have improved the use and adherence to practice guidelines, provide clinical alerts and reminders, and generate patient-specific treatment recommendations and educational material. (bioportfolio.com)
  • Management of high blood cholesterol levels in Nova Scotian adults: comparison with the NCEP II and European clinical practice guidelines. (nih.gov)
  • Conlon NP, Edgar JD (2014) Adherence to best practice guidelines in chronic spontaneous urticaria (CSU) improves patient outcome. (springer.com)
  • 75% of the time) were estimated controlling for clinician/practice characteristics, and agreement and self-efficacy with guideline recommendations. (cdc.gov)
  • [ 43 ] use the severity of asthma classification below, with features of asthma severity divided into three charts to reflect classification in different age groups (0-4 y, 5-11 y, and 12 y and older). (medscape.com)
  • Asthma symptoms and severity. (medscape.com)
  • In many children, the severity of symptoms diminishes in early puberty and may even disappear altogether, especially in those with mild asthma. (hindawi.com)
  • The increasing evidence for heterogeneity of asthma, the growing emphasis on asthma subphenotypes, including molecular phenotypes identified by omics technologies, and their possible implications for different asthma severity and progression and therapeutic response, are changing the paradigm of treating patients with asthma only based on classification of their disease severity to a pharmacological strategy more focused on the individual asthmatic patient. (frontiersin.org)
  • In the ED, early recognition and accurate assessment of the severity of airway obstruction and response to therapy are fundamental to the improvement of health for patients with asthma. (bioportfolio.com)
  • Since 1991, NIAID has funded research on asthma in inner-city areas with the goal of improving the treatment of children living in environments where the prevalence and severity of asthma is particularly high. (nih.gov)
  • Mortality was significantly lower with each additional guideline recommendation achieved (hazard ratios, 0.89 and 0.92 for 30- and 90-day models, respectively). (physiciansweekly.com)
  • This is particularly important because the study was conducted in an inner-city population, which historically has suffered from more difficult-to-treat asthma and disproportionately higher mortality from asthma due to the lack of optimal management, according to Peter Gergen, M.D., the NIAID medical officer overseeing the study. (nih.gov)
  • 1-3 Although the 1980s were characterized by increases in asthma morbidity and mortality in the United States, these trends reached a plateau in the 1990s, and asthma mortality rates have declined since 1999. (clevelandclinicmeded.com)
  • 6 The trend for increasing asthma mortality that began in 1978 and continued through the 1980s reached a plateau in the 1990s, and since 1999 annual rates in the United States have declined. (clevelandclinicmeded.com)
  • Classification includes (1) intermittent asthma, (2) mild persistent asthma, (3) moderate persistent asthma, (4) and severe persistent asthma. (medscape.com)
  • Fifty-eight percent of the asthma patients used asthma medication regimens that were not consistent with the BTS guidelines published 1 year earlier. (nih.gov)
  • Asthma in older children is characterised by a histopathology of a chronic inflammatory process in the conducting airways. (hindawi.com)
  • Asthma is a heterogeneous, multifactorial disease with variable and mostly reversible respiratory pathway obstruction based on a chronic bronchial inflammatory reaction. (springermedizin.at)
  • The main premise underpinning the campaign was that asthma is an inflammatory disease and requires anti-inflammatory treatment from the outset. (bmj.com)
  • The knowledge that asthma is an inflammatory disorder has become fundamental to our definition of asthma. (clevelandclinicmeded.com)
  • Childhood asthma often coexists with allergy and with other atopic diseases. (hindawi.com)
  • He is also chief of the Allergy/Immunology Section, director of Allergy and Respiratory Clinical Research, and program director of Allergy, Asthma, and Immunology. (jaoa.org)
  • And with one key measure -- the use of controller medication -- they appeared to have succeeded by 2002, with doctors significantly more likely to prescribe them than they had been in 1998, Dr. Balkrishnan and colleagues reported in the March issue of Annals Of Allergy, Asthma & Immunology . (medpagetoday.com)
  • The study was conducted by the Inner City Asthma Consortium (ICAC), which is funded by the National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases (NIAID), part of the National Institutes of Health (NIH). (nih.gov)
  • In pharmacological management international guidelines such as the GINA guideline and the British Guideline on the Management of Asthma are leading. (hindawi.com)
  • Medications will be adjusted using a protocol based on Global Initiativefor Asthma (GINA) recommendations. (bmj.com)
  • This statement was written by a group of pulmonologists and pediatric pulmonologists belonging to the corresponding professional associations ÖGP and ÖGKJ to provide a concise overview of the latest updates in the 2015 GINA Guidelines and to include aspects that are specific to Austria. (springermedizin.at)
  • Although bronchial hyperresponsiveness (BHR) is often present, the current GINA Guidelines no longer include it as a necessary or sufficient criterion for diagnosis. (springermedizin.at)
  • In preschool children one third of all children have these symptoms before the age of six, but only 40% of these wheezing preschoolers will continue to have asthma. (hindawi.com)
  • Asthma symptoms include recurrent wheezing, coughing, chest tightness, and dyspnea, with nightly and early morning symptoms being more prevalent, whereby quality of life is often reduced [ 3 ]. (hindawi.com)
  • Symptoms of asthma may already occur early in life, with approximately a third of children wheezing during their first three years of life [ 4 ]. (hindawi.com)
  • The purpose of this activity is to highlight important diagnostic considerations and management strategies and to illustrate these processes as they are applied to 2 patients who presented with nearly identical asthma symptoms and medical histories. (jaoa.org)
  • 1 ,2 In a survey of 60,000 patients with asthma, 74% reported symptoms indicating poor control and 40% reported not using controller therapy. (jabfm.org)
  • The fact that readily available medicines to control asthmatic symptoms are still being underused in spite of the existence of national guidelines is of concern," Dr. Balkrishnan said in a statement. (medpagetoday.com)
  • The causes of asthma are still unknown, but allergens, air pollution and infections can provoke its symptoms, which include wheezing, chest tightness, shortness of breath and coughing. (nih.gov)
  • Asthma symptoms occur when the tissues of the lungs become inflamed and the muscles in the airways contract, making breathing difficult. (nih.gov)
  • Researchers had hoped that exhaled NO would indicate if there was a need for increased treatment dosage in the participants who had few asthma symptoms but who had ongoing high levels of lung inflammation. (nih.gov)
  • The inflammation of asthma leads to an associated increase in the existing bronchial hyperresponsiveness to a variety of stimuli.Although the absolute minimum criteria to establish a diagnosis of asthma are not widely agreed on, the presence of airway hyper-reactivity can be regarded as a sine qua non for patients with current symptoms and active asthma. (clevelandclinicmeded.com)
  • Pharmacological treatment of asthma is going toward a personalized approach. (frontiersin.org)
  • Asthma control is the primary goal of pharmacological treatment of patients with asthma. (frontiersin.org)
  • The authors previously developed a dynamic and integrated electronic decision support system called ACAFE (Asthma Clinical Assessment Form and Electronic decision support). (nih.gov)
  • Asthma and chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) health status assessment tools have demonstrated their value in guiding clinical management. (nature.com)
  • The objective of this study was to assess the effect of an educational intervention programme on the use of the Asthma Control Test (ACT), modified Medical Research Council (mMRC) and COPD Assessment Test (CAT) among primary care settings of the Balearic Islands, Spain. (nature.com)
  • Recently updated guidelines for asthma and chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) management recommend the use of health status assessment tools to promote tailored clinical patient management. (nature.com)
  • 12 Notably, the British National Review of Asthma Deaths found a patient more likely to have an assessment of control in primary care clinics than if seen in a secondary care clinic with asthma. (nature.com)
  • Achieving asthma control in patients is a resource-intensive enterprise that requires close assessment and personalized management. (jaoa.org)
  • The guidelines provide assistance and direction to health care professionals in the assessment and treatment of patients with asthma. (jaoa.org)
  • 3 Half of patients who receive an asthma diagnosis have never had an evaluation with spirometry, a key assessment in the NHLBI guidelines. (jabfm.org)
  • Background: Asthma affects nearly 10% of American children, and is a leading cause of pediatric emergency visits and hospitalizations. (bioportfolio.com)
  • The percentage of patients at participating practices with well-controlled asthma (as defined by the National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute ) rose from 58 to 72 percent. (wikipedia.org)
  • Important co-morbidities include asthma, bronchiectasis, lung cancer and heart disease. (nzma.org.nz)
  • COPD-X Australian and New Zealand Guidelines 20201 and the Global Initiative for Chronic Obstructive Lung Disease (GOLD) 2020.2 A systematic review was not performed, although relevant references were reviewed when necessary. (nzma.org.nz)
  • National Heart, Lung and Blood Institute, Guidelines for the diagnosis and management of asthma. (springer.com)
  • Asthma is a chronic disorder of the bronchial tree, characterized by completely or partially reversible airway obstruction, which may improve spontaneously or may subside only after specific therapy. (hindawi.com)
  • Bronchial asthma is a heterogeneous disease characterized by chronic airway inflammation, which is a common and frequently occurring disease in the world, and has resulted in a sustained i. (bioportfolio.com)
  • Utilization of and adherence with asthma guidelines improves patients' clinical care (4, 5). (bioportfolio.com)
  • The prescription data for asthma medication and patient use of inhaled beta2-agonist were compared to the British Thoracic Society's (BTS) Guidelines for Management of Asthma in Adults to determine if the patient's asthma medication regimen was appropriate. (nih.gov)
  • The objective of this present study was to evaluate the effectiveness of this system on asthma management and documentation in an ED. (nih.gov)
  • The use of this decision support system in patients presenting to emergency with asthma was associated with improvements in clinical documentation and discharge management plans. (nih.gov)
  • Background The 2007 Guidelines for the Diagnosis and Management of Asthma provide evidence-based recommendations to improve asthma care. (cdc.gov)
  • This study intends to map out health literacy mediators (those who makes his/her literacy skills available to others for them to accomplish specific literacy purposes ) and how they enable self-management skills in patients with asthma. (ijic.org)
  • The roles performed by core health mediators (health professionals, family/friends, media) in support of asthma management varied according to patients' narratives of minimization/disruption, connected to dense/restricted social networks. (ijic.org)
  • Successful management depends on promoting adherence of both healthcare providers and patients to treatment. (bmj.com)
  • 7 The 2 cases reported herein demonstrate the value of incorporating these guidelines into the asthma management paradigm. (jaoa.org)
  • It is important for people with asthma to become involved in their asthma care and management. (bioportfolio.com)
  • The Colorado Asthma Toolkit Program was initiated to establish a method for improving asthma care by providing to primary care practices coaching, training, and support for (1) evidence-based asthma diagnosis and treatment, and (2) education and activation of patients toward effective self-management of their illness. (jabfm.org)
  • Significant shifts seen in asthma-management practices are likely to reduce hospitalizations and emergency department visits. (jabfm.org)
  • Implementing NCEP guidelines in a Web-based disease-management system. (nih.gov)
  • Low adherence of General Practitioners to National Cholesterol Education Program guidelines for the management of hyperlipidaemia. (nih.gov)
  • An important management strategy in asthma is the application of a cost-effectiveness review to the selected management principles. (who.int)
  • One of the main goals of long-term asthma management is to avoid asthma-related hospital admissions. (who.int)
  • Many asthmatics in South Africa are not being treated according to local or international guideline recommendations and lastly adherence is a serious problem in asthma therapy, significantly increasing asthma management costs. (who.int)
  • In One of the main goals of long- i s t h e f i r s t d e t e r m i n a n t o f many circumstances an inexpensive term asthma management is to avoid effectiveness. (who.int)
  • He is an internationally recognised expert in self-management of chronic illness and adherence to medications. (wikipedia.org)
  • The 1997 Expert Panel 2 Guidelines for the Diagnosis and Management of Asthma -- known as EPR-2 -- were intended to improve medical and pharmacological care for asthma patients, according to Rajesh Balkrishnan, Ph.D., of the Ohio State University College of Pharmacy and School of Public Health, and colleagues. (medpagetoday.com)
  • This was the largest study to date testing exhaled nitric oxide as a biomarker for asthma management. (nih.gov)
  • Although measuring exhaled NO is not routine practice in asthma management, this study was aimed at determining whether it should be included in treating patients in the future. (nih.gov)
  • According to Dr. Busse, the upside of the study is that "good adherence to the current guidelines [for treating asthma patients] can mean good disease management without the need for a biomarker. (nih.gov)
  • In addition, there is a discussion of the appropriate diagnostic evaluation of asthma and co-occurring conditions, management of asthma, and newer therapies for the future. (clevelandclinicmeded.com)
  • Barnett, P. J., and Oberklaid, F., Acute asthma in children: Evaluation of management in a hospital emergency department. (springer.com)
  • The present study was designed to replicate previous reports of patient adherence with fluticasone/salmeterol in a single inhaler (FSC), fluticasone and salmeterol in separate inhalers (FP+SAL), fluticasone and montelukast (FP+MON), fluticasone alone (FP) and montelukast alone (MON). (unboundmedicine.com)
  • This study confirms a previous report that adherence profiles of fluticasone and salmeterol in a single inhaler are significantly better when compared to the controller regimens of fluticasone and salmeterol in separate inhalers, fluticasone and montelukast, or fluticasone alone and similar to montelukast alone. (unboundmedicine.com)
  • A co-primary outcome is the difference between groups in the rate of adherence to salmeterol/fluticasone inhaler over the last 12 weeks. (bmj.com)
  • adjusted hazard ratios, 0.57 and 0.69, respectively, for those meeting seven and six versus zero to three guideline recommendations in 90-day models). (physiciansweekly.com)
  • Adherence was higher for history-taking recommendations and lower for recommendations involving patient education, equipment and expertise. (cdc.gov)
  • Although some of the guidelines were evidence based, there is limited evidence to support the recommendations regarding antimicrobial therapy and only a few studies have addressed the validation of guidelines 6 , 7 . (ersjournals.com)
  • In addition, adherence to guideline recommendations would result in a a decrease in unnecessary and costly (cost-ineffective) therapies. (who.int)
  • The most common reasons for prescribing antibiotics contrary to the procalcitonin guidelines recommendations were that the clinician believed that a bacterial infection was present despite a low procalcitonin level, or the clinician believed that the patient had an acute COPD exacerbation that would benefit from antibiotics. (emcrit.org)
  • This approach allows the practitioner to critically assess research data, clinical guidelines, and other information resources in order to correctly identify the clinical problem, apply the most high-quality intervention, and re-evaluate the outcome for future improvement. (bioportfolio.com)
  • To assess adherence to real-time changes in guidelines for influenza diagnosis and use of oseltamivir during the 2009 influenza A(H1N1) pandemic, we reviewed medical records of patients with confirmed or suspected influenza-like illness (ILI) and those with no viral testing in a large Los Angeles (California, USA) hospital. (cdc.gov)
  • 0.01), as well as other clinically important variables, such as asthma precipitants, intensive care admission history and smoking history. (nih.gov)
  • ARIA has followed several steps from a guideline to a digital solution for care pathways centred around the patient. (ersjournals.com)
  • Asthma is one of the world's most common chronic diseases and also represents an important cost factor for health-care systems. (springermedizin.at)
  • Improvements in asthma integrated care might be achieved through in-depth knowledge about how health literacy is dispersed through a group. (ijic.org)
  • Interviewees with a dense network of mediators revealed a low impact of asthma on their lives, dependence on primary care physician for instrumental support and dependence on family members to provide emotional/pragmatic support. (ijic.org)
  • Improvements in asthma integrated care might thus be achieved through in-depth knowledge about how health literacy is dispersed through a group of individuals or a community is considered - distributed health literacy - as coined by Edwards et al. (ijic.org)
  • Second, use of the website prompted patients to become more actively involved in their asthma care. (jmir.org)
  • A National Asthma Programme was undertaken in Finland from 1994 to 2004 to improve asthma care and prevent an increase in costs. (bmj.com)
  • The increase in the cost of asthma (compensation for disability, drugs, hospital care, and outpatient doctor visits) ended: in 1993 the costs were €218 million which had fallen to €213.5 million in 2003. (bmj.com)
  • In the early 1990s the Ministry of Social Affairs and Health in Finland (population 5.2 million) recognised asthma as an important public health issue and set up a national programme lasting from 1994 to 2004 to improve asthma care and limit the projected increases in costs. (bmj.com)
  • Asthma is often under-diagnosed and under-treated in primary care. (jabfm.org)
  • The Colorado Asthma Toolkit Program successfully disseminated asthma care training into a majority of area rural health care practices. (jabfm.org)
  • In 2009, the national office and four of its State chapters provided training support to 49 pediatric practices to improve adherence to well-established asthma care guidelines. (wikipedia.org)
  • Corren J, Manning BE, Thompson SF et al (2004) Rhinitis therapy and the prevention of hospital care for asthma: a case-control study. (springer.com)
  • Studies of guideline-specific therapies have not demonstrated broad use of evidence-based care in several important areas 5 - 10 . (pubmedcentralcanada.ca)
  • Reasons proposed for not adopting guidelines 8 include physician-related issues (e.g. lack of awareness, knowledge or agreement) 11 , guideline-related issues (based on consensus rather than evidence, complexity, adoption complexity) 12 , organizational issues (e.g. time constraints, job satisfaction, turnover) 13 - 14 and health policy issues (e.g. access to care, reimbursement) 15 - 16 . (pubmedcentralcanada.ca)
  • An effective asthma education programme can resolve most, if not all of the shortcomings in asthma care. (who.int)
  • In assessing cost-effectiveness of strategy may include a more subtle be rigorously assessed by subjection asthma care, cost of direct healthcare intervention. (who.int)
  • To this extent, there has been much emphasis on early diagnosis and longitudinal care of patients with asthma, along with ensuring adherence to recommended therapies. (clevelandclinicmeded.com)
  • The associated benefit continued to accrue all the way to full adherence of the examined guideline metrics, without significant diminishing returns," the authors write. (physiciansweekly.com)
  • In adjusted analyses, pediatric specialty, high self-efficacy and frequent specialist referral were associated with high adherence. (cdc.gov)
  • Self- efficacy and frequent referral were also associated with adherence. (cdc.gov)
  • 2 Moreover, 1.3 million visits to hospital outpatient departments and 1.8 million visits to emergency departments occur as a result of complications caused by asthma. (jaoa.org)
  • Classifications by other professional associations ( ERS/ATS , European Respiratory Society/American Thoracic Society) tend to focus more on a combination of clinical and pathophysiological aspects (e. g., eosinophilic/neutrophilic asthma, severe allergic asthma etc. (springermedizin.at)
  • Asthma is a respiratory condition that affects millions of children. (bioportfolio.com)
  • Joanna Turner is a pharmacist and research and education manager at the Asthma and Respiratory Foundation of New Zealand. (nzma.org.nz)
  • The guidelines will be published in the New Zealand Medical Journal and on the Asthma and Respiratory Foundation of New Zealand (ARFNZ) websites, as well as being disseminated widely via a range of publications, training opportunities, and other communication channels to health professionals, nursing, pharmacy and medical schools, primary health organisations, and district health boards. (nzma.org.nz)
  • The authors assessed the association between all-cause death and adherence to six or seven secondary prevention guidelines, including medical treatment, cardiovascular risk factor control, and lifestyle approaches. (physiciansweekly.com)
  • Quality of life is affected by asthma control. (hindawi.com)
  • The goal of asthma therapy is to achieve asthma control, but only a limited number of patients are able to reach total control. (hindawi.com)
  • The control group will receive standard inhaler and adherence education. (bmj.com)
  • 1 , 2 Several control measures and questionnaires have been validated to be used by practitioners and patients to maintain control of asthma and COPD. (nature.com)
  • 1 Although several composite control measures exist, one of the most used questionnaires in daily practice is the Asthma Control Test (ACT). (nature.com)
  • 5 ,6 Hence, interventions to improve asthma control must address changes in both clinician and patient behavior. (jabfm.org)
  • It was designed to examine whether in addition to treating asthma based on national guidelines developed at NIH, measurements of exhaled nitric oxide would allow even better control of the disease. (nih.gov)
  • Although this study reinforces the importance of the NIH asthma guidelines for disease control, it did not find that measuring exhaled nitric oxide provided any additional clinical benefit. (nih.gov)
  • According to Dr. Szefler, "The hypothesis was that adding exhaled NO monitoring to the NIH asthma guidelines-based approach would improve asthma control over the guidelines-based approach alone. (nih.gov)
  • However, in spite of the existence, availability and broad acceptance of these questionnaires and guidelines, there is still evidence of poor familiarity and lack of specific training in assessing patients with asthma and COPD. (nature.com)
  • SMi is excited to announce the latest event in their Asthma & COPD series, which returns to London on the 11th-12th April 2018. (smi-online.co.uk)
  • We will also be looking at asthma and COPD Phenotyping and biomarker application and differences between in the EU and US for the approval of biologics. (smi-online.co.uk)
  • COPD is often confused with asthma. (nzma.org.nz)
  • References are only provided when they differ from the COPD-X guidelines. (nzma.org.nz)
  • Study leader Dr Angkana Roy, a fellow in paediatric environmental health at Mount Sinai School of Medicine in New York, concluded: 'Type of inhaler device appears to be associated with adherence to asthma controller medications. (pulsetoday.co.uk)
  • Can CAP guideline adherence improve patient outcome in internal medicine departments? (ersjournals.com)
  • A new study shows that monitoring levels of exhaled nitric oxide in adolescents with asthma and adjusting treatment accordingly does not improve the course of their disease. (nih.gov)
  • However, the possible clinical and functional consequences of persistent, not controlled, airway inflammation in patients with asthma have to be established. (frontiersin.org)
  • Asthma is characterized by chronic airway inflammation, which has a central pathophysiological role. (frontiersin.org)
  • A biomarker of airway inflammation could be a useful clinical tool for gauging medical needs and clinical responses in asthma patients," says Anthony S. Fauci, M.D., director of NIAID. (nih.gov)
  • Tremendous progress has been made in our fundamental understanding of asthma pathogenesis by virtue of invasive research tools such as bronchoscopy, bronchoalveolar lavage, airway biopsy, and measurement of airway gases, although the cause of airway inflammation remains obscure. (clevelandclinicmeded.com)
  • From the patient's perspective, these include more awareness of asthma, more connected with provider, and app simplicity. (rand.org)
  • Pediatricians were more likely to provide asthma action/treatment plans than FM/GM and internists. (cdc.gov)