Asthma management practices in adults--findings from the German Health Update (GEDA) 2010 and the German National Health Interview and Examination Survey (DEGS1) 2008-2011.

@article{Steppuhn2016AsthmaMP,
  title={Asthma management practices in adults--findings from the German Health Update (GEDA) 2010 and the German National Health Interview and Examination Survey (DEGS1) 2008-2011.},
  author={Henriette Steppuhn and Ute Langen and Stephan Mueters and Stefan Dahm and Hildtraud C. Knopf and Thomas Keil and Christa Scheidt-Nave},
  journal={The Journal of asthma : official journal of the Association for the Care of Asthma},
  year={2016},
  volume={53 1},
  pages={
          50-61
        }
}
OBJECTIVES In Germany, population-wide data on adherence to national asthma management guidelines are lacking, and performance measures (PM) for quality assurance in asthma care are systematically monitored for patients with German national asthma disease management program (DMP) enrollment only. We used national health survey data to assess variation in asthma care PM with respect to patient characteristics and care context, including DMP enrollment. METHODS Among adults 18-79 years with… CONTINUE READING
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