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Canadian Thoracic Society Asthma Management Continuum--2010 Consensus Summary for children six years of age and over, and adults.
BACKGROUND/OBJECTIVE To integrate new evidence into the Canadian Asthma Management Continuum diagram, encompassing both pediatric and adult asthma. METHODS The Canadian Thoracic Society Asthma… Expand
Global strategy for the diagnosis and management of asthma in children 5 years and younger
Asthma is the most common chronic disease of childhood and the leading cause of childhood morbidity from chronic disease as measured by school absences, emergency department visits, and hospitalions… Expand
Traffic-related air pollution and incident asthma in a high-risk birth cohort
- C. Carlsten, A. Dybuncio, A. Becker, M. Chan-Yeung, M. Brauer
- Occupational and Environmental Medicine
- 15 October 2010
Objectives The risk of incident asthma and bronchial hyper-reactivity associated with early life exposure to traffic-related air pollution has not been fully elucidated. We aimed to evaluate the… Expand
Implementing practice guidelines: a workshop on guidelines dissemination and implementation with a focus on asthma and COPD.
The present supplement summarizes the proceedings of the symposium "Implementing practice guidelines: A workshop on guidelines dissemination and implementation with a focus on asthma and COPD", which… Expand
What is new since the last (1999) Canadian Asthma Consensus Guidelines?
The objective of the present document is to review the impact of new information on the recommendations made in the last (1999) Canadian Asthma Consensus Guidelines. It includes relevant published… Expand
Epidemiology of asthma: risk factors for development
- P. Subbarao, A. Becker, +5 authors M. Sears
- Expert review of clinical immunology
- 1 January 2009
This comprehensive review of the recent literature was undertaken to determine the current state of knowledge of the risk factors involved in the development of asthma in order to focus… Expand
Canadian Asthma Consensus Report, 1999. Canadian Asthma Consensus Group.
- L. Boulet, A. Becker, D. Bérubé, R. Beveridge, P. Ernst
- CMAJ : Canadian Medical Association journal…
- 30 November 1999
OBJECTIVES To provide physicians with current guidelines for the diagnosis and optimal management of asthma in children and adults, including pregnant women and the elderly, in office, emergency… Expand
Metabolomic profiling of asthma: diagnostic utility of urine nuclear magnetic resonance spectroscopy.
- Erik J. Saude, C. Skappak, +7 authors D. Adamko
- The Journal of allergy and clinical immunology
- 1 March 2011
BACKGROUND The ability to diagnose and monitor asthma on the basis of noninvasive measurements of airway cellular dysfunction is difficult in the typical clinical setting. OBJECTIVE Metabolomics is… Expand
Association of urokinase-type plasminogen activator with asthma and atopy.
- P. Bégin, K. Tremblay, +10 authors C. Laprise
- American journal of respiratory and critical care…
- 1 June 2007
RATIONALE Urokinase plasminogen activator (uPA) interacts with its receptor on inflammatory and migrating cells to regulate extracellular matrix degradation, cell adhesion, and inflammatory cell… Expand
Effectiveness of and compliance to intervention measures in reducing house dust and cat allergen levels.
- C. Moira, A. Ferguson, H. Dimich-Ward, W. Watson, J. Manfreda, A. Becker
- Annals of allergy, asthma & immunology : official…
BACKGROUND Allergic sensitization is a major risk factor in asthma. OBJECTIVE To evaluate the effectiveness of and compliance to intervention measures in reducing levels of house-dust mite and cat… Expand