Accident and emergency departments are still failing to assess asthma severity.

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OBJECTIVES To quantify the documentation of vital signs in children attending accident and emergency (A&E) for asthma and to assess whether indicators of severity were used appropriately. METHODS Records of all children aged 3 to 14 attending A&E for the treatment of asthma in four London hospitals over a three month period were examined for documentation… (More)

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@article{Harvey2003AccidentAE, title={Accident and emergency departments are still failing to assess asthma severity.}, author={Sheila E. Harvey and L F A Forbes and Deborah L. Jarvis and James R. Price and P G J Burney}, journal={Emergency medicine journal : EMJ}, year={2003}, volume={20 4}, pages={329-31} }