Asthma disease management and the respiratory therapist.

Abstract

The role of the respiratory therapist (RT) is expanding with the growing acceptance and use of the disease-management paradigm for managing chronic diseases. RTs are key members of the asthma disease-management team, in acute-care settings, patients' homes, out-patient clinics, emergency departments, and in the community. Utilizing RTs as disease managers… (More)

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@article{Kallstrom2008AsthmaDM, title={Asthma disease management and the respiratory therapist.}, author={Thomas J Kallstrom and Timothy R Myers}, journal={Respiratory care}, year={2008}, volume={53 6}, pages={770-6; discussion 777} }