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Clinical measurements are widely used to evaluate both the severity and outcome of acute and severe episodes of wheeze. A large number of clinical scores have been produced, rating the severity from 0 to 3 or 4. The heterogenicity of these clinical scores, their subjective nature, shown by the poor interobserver agreement and the poor correlation with(More)
  • A Thomson
  • Therapeutics and clinical risk management
  • 2008
About half of patients with gastroesophageal reflux disease (GERD) have a normal endoscopy, so symptom assessment is the only appropriate outcome measure for these persons. Symptom assessment is also of great importance in persons with erosive esophagitis. There is currently no fully validated questionnaire to compare symptom response to treatment of(More)
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