Common measures of asthma severity lack association for describing its clinical course.

@article{Apter1994CommonMO,
  title={Common measures of asthma severity lack association for describing its clinical course.},
  author={Andrea J. Apter and Richard L Zuwallack and Jonathan Clive},
  journal={The Journal of allergy and clinical immunology},
  year={1994},
  volume={94 4},
  pages={732-7}
}
BACKGROUND AND OBJECTIVE To address the problems of increasing asthma morbidity and mortality rates, reliable severity measures must be identified. Accordingly, we compared three measures and their relationship to beclomethasone compliance. METHODS Three clinical measures (symptom scores, morning peak expiratory flow rates, and number of as needed albuterol inhalations with Nebulizer Chronologs [Forefront Technologies, Inc., Lakewood, Colo.]) were assessed daily in 13 adults with asthma for 8… CONTINUE READING
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