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International variation in the prevalence of COPD (The BOLD Study): a population-based prevalence study
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This worldwide study showed higher levels and more advanced staging of spirometrically confirmed COPD than have typically been reported and variations in disease prevalence-other factors also seem to be important. Expand
Worldwide severity and control of asthma in children and adults: the global asthma insights and reality surveys.
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There is direct evidence for suboptimal asthma control in many patients worldwide, despite the availability of effective therapies, with long-term management falling far short of the goals set in the GINA guidelines. Expand
An economic evaluation of asthma in the United States.
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The distribution of health care resources used for asthma in the United States was studied in order to lay the groundwork for further policy decisions aimed at reducing the economic burden of this disorder. Expand
Multiple Chronic Conditions: Prevalence, Health Consequences, and Implications for Quality, Care Management, and Costs
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This Medline review of publications examining somatic chronic conditions co-occurring with 1 or more additional specific chronic illness between January 2000 and March 2007 summarizes the state of the understanding of the prevalence and health challenges of multiple chronic conditions and the implications for quality, care management, and costs. Expand
Risk Assessment for and Strategies To Reduce Perioperative Pulmonary Complications for Patients Undergoing Noncardiothoracic Surgery: A Guideline from the American College of Physicians
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This guideline was developed to guide clinicians on clinical and laboratory predictors of perioperative pulmonary risk before noncardiothoracic surgery and evaluate the efficacy of strategies to reduce the risk for postoperative pulmonary complications. Expand
The health economics of asthma and rhinitis. I. Assessing the economic impact.
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This 2-part review examines the current health economic literature for asthma and rhinitis and explores how comparative studies have contributed to understanding how to best diagnose and treat asthma and allergic Rhinitis. Expand
Management of venous thromboembolism: a clinical practice guideline from the American College of Physicians and the American Academy of Family Physicians.
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The target patient population is patients receiving a diagnosis of pulmonary embolism or lower-extremity deep venous thrombosis, and all clinicians caring for patients who have been given a diagnosis. Expand
Characteristics of inner‐city children with asthma: The National Cooperative Inner‐City Asthma Study
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The National Cooperative Inner‐City Asthma Study (NCICAS) is a multicenter study designed to determine factors that contribute to asthma morbidity in children in the inner cities. Expand
Trends in the cost of illness for asthma in the United States, 1985-1994.
TLDR
Although the US costs of asthma increased during the 1985-1994 time period, estimated costs per person with asthma demonstrated a modest decline, which may represent a combination of reductions in hospital lengths of stay and increasing prevalence of persons with low consumption of asthma-related health care resources. Expand
Current Diagnosis of Venous Thromboembolism in Primary Care: A Clinical Practice Guideline from the American Academy of Family Physicians and the American College of Physicians*
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Validated clinical prediction rules should be used to estimate pretest probability of venous thromboembolism (VTE), both deep venous Thrombosis (DVT) and pulmonary embolism, and for the basis of interpretation of subsequent tests. Expand
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