Irene Casares-Alonso

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OBJECTIVE Describe the association between parents' quality of life and the two components of asthma control in children: impairment and risk. METHODS Cross-sectional study with children between 4 and 14 years of age with active asthma recruited at primary care centers in Spain. Asthma control was assessed according to the Third National Asthma Expert(More)
INTRODUCTION There is little research in the Spanish paediatric population about the consumption of anti-asthmatic agents. The aim of this study was to describe the current pattern of anti-asthmatic drug prescription in the paediatric population from a region of Spain, using the prescribed daily dose as a unit of measurement. METHODS We analysed the(More)
BACKGROUND Parents'/caregivers' quality of life is an important aspect to consider when handling paediatric asthma, but there is a paucity of valid and reliable instruments to measure it. The Family Impact of Childhood Bronchial Asthma (IFABI-R) is a recently developed questionnaire to facilitate the assessment of asthma-related parents'/caregivers' quality(More)
BACKGROUND Social and family factors may influence the probability of achieving asthma control in children. Parents' quality of life has been insufficiently explored as a predictive factor linked to the probability of achieving disease control in asthmatic children. OBJECTIVE Determine whether the parents' quality of life predicts medium-term asthma(More)
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