Asthma control test (ACT): comparison with clinical, functional, and biological markers of asthma control.

@article{Melosini2012AsthmaCT,
  title={Asthma control test (ACT): comparison with clinical, functional, and biological markers of asthma control.},
  author={Lorenza Melosini and Federico Lorenzo Dente and Elena Bacci and Maria Laura Bartoli and Silvana Cianchetti and Fernanda Benquerer Costa and Antonella Di Franco and Laura Malagrin{\`o} and Federica Novelli and Barbara Vagaggini and Pierluigi L. Paggiaro},
  journal={The Journal of asthma : official journal of the Association for the Care of Asthma},
  year={2012},
  volume={49 3},
  pages={
          317-23
        }
}
BACKGROUND Asthma Control Test (ACT) is a simple tool for assessing the level of asthma control in clinical practice, and it has been validated in comparison with a general clinical assessment of asthma control, including forced expiratory volume in the first second (FEV(1)). OBJECTIVE To evaluate the relationship between ACT score and clinical and functional findings of asthma control and biomarkers of airway inflammation. METHODS A total of 68 asthmatic patients observed in our asthma… CONTINUE READING
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