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04:09 EDT 25th March 2019 | BioPortfolio

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Showing PubMed Articles 1–25 of 266 from The Journal of asthma : official journal of the Association for the Care of Asthma

Longitudinal trends in asthma emergency department visits, pollutant and pollen levels, and weather variables in the Bronx from 2001-2008.

To evaluate how asthma-related emergency department visits (AREDV), air pollutant levels, pollen counts, and weather variables changed from 2001 to 2008 in the Bronx, NY.

The prevalence and disease burden of severe eosinophilic asthma in Japan.

There are limited data on the prevalence and burden of severe eosinophilic asthma (SEA) both in Japan and globally. This study aimed to assess the prevalence and burden of SEA in Japan.

Comparisons between 2015 US asthma prevalence and two measures of asthma burden by racial/ethnic group.

Asthma affects approximately 20,383,000 Americans and costs the US $56 billion dollars annually. Asthma burden is not uniform across different racial/ethnic groups. Although annual asthma prevalences by racial/ethnic group are provided by the CDC, these numbers do not account for the influence of other sociodemographic and clinical factors. In this study, we evaluated several measures of asthma burden that controlled for sociodemographic and clinical factors and compared them to 2015 CDC asthma prevalences ...

Effectiveness and safety of omalizumab in severe, persistent IgE-mediated asthma in pediatric and adult patients: a real-world observational study in Egyptian population.

Real-world studies on the effectiveness of omalizumab in Egyptian population with asthma are limited. This study aimed to evaluate the real-world effectiveness and safety of omalizumab as an add-on treatment in pediatric and adult patients with severe, persistent allergic asthma in Egypt.

A systematic review of the adverse events and economic impact associated with oral corticosteroids in asthma.

Oral corticosteroids (OCSs) are often used to achieve asthma control. OCS-related comorbidities increase the burden of disease for patients and healthcare providers. Most studies characterizing OCS use and risk of adverse events (AEs) are in non-asthma patients. We sought to systematically review the literature on the burden of OCS use among adults with asthma.

Favorable response to asthma-dosed subcutaneous mepolizumab in eosinophilic pneumonia.

Mepolizumab targets eosinophils in the treatment of asthma. The dose used for asthma is considerably lower than that used for treating eosinophilic granulomatosis with polyangiitis, a recently approved indication. While intravenous mepolizumab use has reported utility in non-asthma eosinophilic disorders, the efficacy of the subcutaneous asthma dosing of the drug for eosinophilic pneumonia is not known.

The characterization of asthma with blood eosinophilia in adults in Latin America.

To identify and characterize asthma with blood eosinophilia in adults.

Infographics or video; which one is more effective in asthmatic patients' health? a randomized clinical trial.

Asthma disease is a complex medical condition for which the control of symptoms depends on sufficient patient knowledge, self-care, and adherence to medication protocols. Researchers conducted this study to evaluate the impact of infographics and video on asthma patients' adherence to medication.

Cross-sectional survey study to examine underuse of twice daily inhaled maintenance therapy among patients with asthma.

Anecdotal evidence suggests that some patients with asthma intentionally use their twice-daily (BID) inhaled controller therapy once daily (QD), thus not achieving optimal dosing levels. This study identified the prevalence of and factors associated with intentional QD use of BID-indicated controllers among adult patients with asthma.

Parent experiences with a nurse-supervised community health worker asthma home-visiting program.

This study seeks to identify helpful components of a nurse-supervised Community Health Worker (CHW) asthma home-visiting program, obtain feedback from parents and families about their experiences, and receive suggestions for new services that the program could provide.

Vitamin D supplementation during pregnancy and the risk of wheezing in offspring: a systematic review and dose-response meta-analysis.

In the past few years, growing evidence supports a preventive role of vitamin D supplementation during pregnancy for wheezing or asthma in offspring. However, the optimal dose of vitamin D intake is unclear. We conducted a meta-analysis to examine the linear and nonlinear dose-response pattern of vitamin D intake during pregnancy and asthma or wheezing in offspring.

Student perspectives on asthma management in schools: a mixed-methods study examining experiences, facilitators, and barriers to care.

Children spend nearly a third of their day at school, making it a critical point of intervention for those with asthma. This study aimed to illuminate minority students' experiences with asthma at school and perceptions of facilitators and barriers to care.

The asthma Symptom Free Days Questionnaire: how reliable are patient responses?

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 (SFDQ), in a population of Black adults with asthma enrolled in the Blacks and Exacerbations on Long-acting beta agonists and Tiotropium (BELT) trial.

The association between pollutant levels and asthma-related emergency department visits in the Bronx after the World Trade Center attacks.

To examine the potential impact of the World Trade Center (WTC) attacks on asthma-related emergency department visits (AREDV) in the New York City borough of the Bronx.

The efficacy and safety of different long-acting β2-agonists combined with inhaled glucocorticoid regimens in patients with asthma: a network meta-analysis.

To determine the efficacy and safety of current maintenance therapies consisting of different regimens of long-acting β2-agonists (LABA) with inhaled corticosteroids (ICS) in patients with asthma.

Validation of the St George's respiratory questionnaire and risks factors affecting the quality of life of Lebanese COPD and asthma patients.

We aimed to validate the Arabic version of the St George's Respiratory Questionnaire (SGRQ) for use in Lebanese Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) and asthma patients and to identify risk factors that might affect the quality of life in these patients.

Characteristics of asthma and COPD overlap syndrome (ACOS) in the Canadian population.

Asthma is a chronic disease affecting both children and adults, whereas chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) is a respiratory disease most commonly related to smoking and is usually seen in adults. When the airway disease shares features of both asthma and COPD, the phenotype is referred to as asthma and COPD overlap syndrome (ACOS). The objective of this cross-sectional study is to characterize ACOS in the Canadian population.

Evaluation of MOS social support in low-income caregivers of African American children with poorly controlled asthma.

The purpose of this study was to examine the factor structure of the Medical Outcomes Study Social Support Survey (MOS-SSS) in a sample of low-income, urban caregivers of African American children with poorly controlled asthma. Although the MOS-SSS is a commonly used measure of social support, its psychometric properties have not been studied in this population.

The association of prenatal risk factors with childhood asthma.

The purpose of the study was to examine the relationship of maternal complications during pregnancy and prenatal exposures with childhood asthma among low-income families in Karachi, Pakistan.

Dupilumab safety and efficacy in uncontrolled asthma: a systematic review and meta-analysis of randomized clinical trials.

We aimed to perform a meta-analysis evaluating the efficacy and safety of dupilumab in patients with uncontrolled asthma.

Comparison between montelukast and tiotropium as add-on therapy to inhaled corticosteroids plus a long-acting β-agonist in for patients with asthma.

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 montelukast or tiotropium. The aim of this study was to compare the effects of montelukast and tiotropium on airway inflammation and remodeling in persistent asthma.

Examination of the uses, needs, and preferences for health technology use in adolescents with asthma.

To examine the health technology uses and preferences of adolescents with asthma using a qualitative descriptive individual interview approach.

LA phonospirometry technique compared to pediatric respiratory assessment measure and peak expiratory flow measurement as a novel technique to assess the severity of an asthma exacerbation.

Asthma is a common chronic disease treated in emergency departments. The measurements of Peak Expiratory Flow (PEF) and Pediatric Respiratory Assessment Measure (PRAM) scores have been recommended as objective techniques in the assessment of acute asthma exacerbations, but have multiple barriers limiting their use. The Los Angeles phonospirometry technique is an easier, trans-cultural technique. The technique assesses dyspnea by measuring how many seconds a child is able to chant "LA LA LA" in a single brea...

The association of environmental, meteorological, and pollen count variables with asthma-related emergency department visits and hospitalizations in the Bronx.

To better understand how meteorological variables, air quality variables, and pollen counts collectively contribute to asthma-related emergency department visits (AREDV) and asthma-related hospitalizations (ARH) among pediatric and adult patients in the New York City borough of the Bronx.

Improving efficiency of pediatric emergency asthma treatment by using metered dose inhaler.

Evidence suggests using metered dose inhaler (MDI) to treat acute asthma in the Emergency Department reduces length of stay, though methods of implementation are lacking. We modified a treatment pathway to recommend use of MDI for mild-moderate asthma in a pediatric ED.


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