A new perspective on concepts of asthma severity and control

@article{Taylor2008ANP,
  title={A new perspective on concepts of asthma severity and control},
  author={D. Taylor and E. Bateman and L. Boulet and H. Boushey and W. Busse and T. Casale and P. Chanez and P. Enright and P. Gibson and J. D. de Jongste and H. Kerstjens and S. Lazarus and M. Levy and P. O'Byrne and M. Partridge and I. Pavord and M. Sears and P. Sterk and S. Stoloff and S. Szefler and S. Sullivan and M. D. Thomas and S. Wenzel and H. Reddel},
  journal={European Respiratory Journal},
  year={2008},
  volume={32},
  pages={545 - 554}
}
Concepts of asthma severity and control are important in the evaluation of patients and their response to treatment but the terminology is not standardised and the terms are often used interchangeably. This review, arising from the work of an American Thoracic Society/European Respiratory Society Task Force, identifies the need for separate concepts of control and severity, describes their evolution in asthma guidelines and provides a framework for understanding the relationship between current… Expand

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