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Date: 2014
Subject Keyword: Asthma | Blood | Eosinophil | Neutrophil | Sputum
Language: eng
Resource Type: journal article
Identifier: http://hdl.handle.net/1959.14/310066
Description: Summary: Background: In asthma, the airway inflammatory phenotype influences clinical characteristics and treatment response. Although induced sputum is the gold standard test for phenotyping asthma, ... More
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Date: 2012
Language: eng
Resource Type: journal article
Identifier: http://hdl.handle.net/1959.14/200149
Description: Background: Tissue eosinophilia in chronic rhinosinusitis (CRS) is a marker of inflammatory disorders recalcitrant to surgical intervention. Eosinophilic chronic rhinosinusitis (ECRS) is traditionally ... More
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Date: 2012
Language: eng
Resource Type: journal article
Identifier: http://hdl.handle.net/1959.14/313077
Description: Background: Divergent strategies have emerged for the management of severe asthma. One strategy utilises high and fixed doses of maintenance treatment, usually inhaled corticosteroid/long-acting β₂-ag ... More
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Date: 2012
Language: eng
Resource Type: journal article
Identifier: http://hdl.handle.net/1959.14/313094
Description: Background: The clinical relevance of increased ventilation heterogeneity, a marker of small-airways disease, in asthmatic patients is unclear. Ventilation heterogeneity is an independent determinant ... More
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Date: 2012
Language: eng
Resource Type: journal article
Identifier: http://hdl.handle.net/1959.14/313131
Description: Background: Asthma guidelines recommend inhaled corticosteroid (ICS) dose titration for patients on the basis of an assessment of current asthma control. However, the physiological determinants of ast ... More
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Date: 2010
Language: eng
Resource Type: journal article
Identifier: http://hdl.handle.net/1959.14/184998
Description: Background: Asthma guidelines recommend reducing inhaled corticosteroids (ICS) to the minimum effective dose, but the timing of long-acting β₂-agonist (LABA) withdrawal is unclear. Recent FDA guidelin ... More
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Date: 2006
Language: eng
Resource Type: journal article
Identifier: http://hdl.handle.net/1959.14/12140
Description: The increase in asthma incidence, prevalence, and morbidity over recent decades presents a significant challenge to public health. Pollen is an important trigger of some types of asthma, and both poll ... More
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Date: 2004
Subject Keyword: Quality indicators | Drug therapy | Asthma
Language: eng
Resource Type: journal article
Identifier: http://hdl.handle.net/1959.14/351456
Description: OBJECTIVES: The aim of this study was to assess the concurrent validity between the identification of sub-optimal treatment based on clinical information and computer generated indicators. Indicators ... More
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Date: 2002
Language: eng
Resource Type: journal article
Identifier: http://hdl.handle.net/1959.14/351408
Description: OBJECTIVE: To determine the reliability of identifying patients diagnosed with asthma in general practice and their asthma exacerbation episodes from prescribing data. DATA SOURCE: Automated database ... More
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Date: 2001
Language: eng
Resource Type: journal article
Identifier: http://hdl.handle.net/1959.14/1139146
Description: The environment in which we live greatly influences our health. One particular factor that has been related to morbidity and mortality is dwelling crowding. A range of mechanisms have been proposed as ... More
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