Bronchodilator treatment and deaths from asthma: case-control study.

@article{Anderson2005BronchodilatorTA,
  title={Bronchodilator treatment and deaths from asthma: case-control study.},
  author={Hugh Ross HR Anderson and Jon G. Ayres and Patricia M Sturdy and J Martin Bland and Barbara Karen Butland and Clare Peckitt and Jennifer C Taylor and Christina R Victor},
  journal={BMJ},
  year={2005},
  volume={330 7483},
  pages={117}
}
OBJECTIVE To investigate the association between bronchodilator treatment and death from asthma. DESIGN Case-control study. SETTING 33 health authorities or health boards in Great Britain. PARTICIPANTS 532 patients under age 65 who died from asthma and 532 controls with a hospital admission for asthma matched for period, age, and area. MAIN OUTCOME MEASURES Odds ratios for deaths from asthma associated with prescription of bronchodilators and other treatment, with sensitivity analyses… CONTINUE READING
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