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Patterns and determinants of long-term oral corticosteroid (OCS) use in asthma and related morbidity and mortality are not well-described. In a nationwide asthma cohort in Sweden, we evaluated the patterns and determinants of OCS use and risks of OCS-related morbidities and mortality.
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To assess intrapartum/neonatal mortality and morbidity risk in infants born at 37 weeks compared to infants born at 39-41 weeks of gestational age.
Although inhaled corticosteroid (ICS) medication is considered the cornerstone treatment for patients with persistent asthma, few ICS pharmacogenomic studies have involved non-white populations.
Severe asthma is a relatively uncommon condition in children but one which causes morbidity, occasionally mortality, and is a challenging condition to manage. There are several definitions of severe a...
A large portion of asthma morbidity occurs in low and middle-income countries and Peru suffers particularly high asthma prevalence. Ambient air exposures are also high and likely play a role. Most stu...
Association of Early Systemic Corticosteroid Therapy with Mortality in Patients with Stevens-Johnson Syndrome or Toxic Epidermal Necrolysis: A Retrospective Cohort Study Using a Nationwide Claims Database.
Stevens-Johnson syndrome (SJS) and toxic epidermal necrolysis (TEN) are severe dermatologic disorders with high mortality. The role of systemic corticosteroids as an adjunctive therapy for SJS or TEN ...
The primary objective of the study is to determine the ability of reslizumab administered sc to produce a corticosteroid-sparing effect in patients with oral corticosteroid (OCS)-dependent...
Phase 3 Study to Evaluate the Efficacy and Safety of Tezepelumab in Reducing Oral Corticosteroid Use in Adults with Oral Corticosteroid Dependent Asthma
Several studies have demonstrated the efficacy of asthma treatment but despite being correctly diagnosed, conveniently prescribed and adherent to the therapeutics, 5% to 10% of asthmatics ...
Asthma is common with an increasing prevalence and mortality especially in low-income and minority populations. The course of asthma appears to be influenced by mood and emotions. It has b...
This is a study designed to evaluate efficacy and safety of Benralizumab in reducing the Oral Corticosteroid (OCS) use in adult patients with severe asthma who are receiving OCS with or wi...
An acute, transmissible, infectious disease associated with high MORTALITY and MORBIDITY in young turkeys (poults). It is characterized by DIARRHEA; ANOREXIA; growth depression, and immune dysfunction. The cause is unknown but astroviruses (AVASTROVIRUS) and coronaviruses (CORONAVIRUS, TURKEY) have been isolated from diseased poults and are thought to cause the enteritis and increased susceptibility to bacterial infections.
Variation in health status arising from different causal factors to which each birth cohort in a population is exposed as environment and society change.
Enlargement of the RIGHT VENTRICLE of the heart. This increase in ventricular mass is often attributed to PULMONARY HYPERTENSION and is a contributor to cardiovascular morbidity and mortality.
Observation of a population for a sufficient number of persons over a sufficient number of years to generate incidence or mortality rates subsequent to the selection of the study group.
The commission charged with evaluating issues and factors which affect the implementation of the PROSPECTIVE PAYMENT SYSTEM.
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The term allergy is used to describe a response, within the body, to a substance, which is not necessarily harmful in itself, but results in an immune response and a reaction that causes symptoms and disease in a predisposed person, which in turn can cau...