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Name: Journal of the American Association of Nurse Practitioners
Asthma often remains uncontrolled despite treatment with inhaled corticosteroids (ICS) alone or with ICS plus a long-acting β-agonist (LABA). The recommended alternative is the addition of either mon...
In Japan, most asthma deaths occur among the elderly. We should improve the control of asthma in elderly patients to reduce the number of deaths due to asthma. This retrospective study aimed to evalua...
Symptom free days are a widely used patient-reported outcome (PRO) in asthma clinical trials. We assessed the internal consistency of one instrument for this PRO, the Symptom Free Days Questionnaire (...
There is a longstanding recognition of the detrimental effect of poorly controlled asthma on sleep, but recent years have seen a growing interest in how asthma and sleep may interact. This review exam...
The level of uncontrolled asthma is still high despite the availability of effective treatments and evidence-based guidelines for controlling asthma. Knowledge and adherence to evidence-based guidelin...
The study's research questions concern the appropriateness of use of tiotropium for patients with asthma who are current smokers. It is suggested that patients with asthma who smoke, may ...
A Randomised, Double- Blind, Placebo Controlled, Cross-over Efficacy and Safety Comparison of Tiotropium 5 µg Once Daily and Tiotropium 2.5 µg Twice Daily for Four Weeks in Patients With Moderate Persistent Asthma
Rationale for the current trial is to demonstrate 24 hour bronchodilator efficacy and safety of tiotropium 5 µg administered once daily (in the evening) which is regarded beneficial for t...
The primary objective of this trial is to evaluate the safety and efficacy of two doses of tiotropium inhalation solution delivered via the Respimat® inhaler once daily in the afternoon i...
The trial is a randomised, double-blind, placebo-controlled, parallel-group trial to evaluate the efficacy and safety of 5 µg tiotropium over a 48-week treatment period as compared to pla...
The primary objective of this study is to examine efficacy and safety of tiotropium compared to plac ebo as add-on therapy in severe asthmatics according to GINA step 4 classification
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Asthma is caused by inflammation of small tubes, called bronchi, which carry air in and out of the lungs. If you have asthma, the bronchi will be inflamed and more sensitive than normal. When you come into contact with something that irritates your...