Clinical predictors of health-related quality of life depend on asthma severity.

@article{Moy2001ClinicalPO,
  title={Clinical predictors of health-related quality of life depend on asthma severity.},
  author={M L Moy and Helene M Langevin and Scott T. Weiss and Elizabeth F. Juniper and Louise Dub{\'e} and Jeffrey M Drazen},
  journal={American journal of respiratory and critical care medicine},
  year={2001},
  volume={163 4},
  pages={924-9}
}
The National Asthma Education and Prevention Program guidelines define asthma severity before treatment by lung function and symptoms. It has been assumed, but not demonstrated, that improvement in these measures would translate into improvement in health-related quality of life (HRQL). Because HRQL is an important outcome in asthma management, we asked what are the determinants of HRQL? To address this question, we retrospectively analyzed HRQL data, as measured by the Juniper Asthma Quality… CONTINUE READING