Comparing Global Initiative for Asthma (GINA) criteria with the Childhood Asthma Control Test (C-ACT) and Asthma Control Test (ACT).

@article{Koolen2011ComparingGI,
  title={Comparing Global Initiative for Asthma (GINA) criteria with the Childhood Asthma Control Test (C-ACT) and Asthma Control Test (ACT).},
  author={Bas B. Koolen and Mari{\"e}lle W Pijnenburg and Hein J L Brackel and Anneke M. Landstra and Norbert J van den Berg and Peter J F M Merkus and Wim C. J. Hop and Anja A Vaessen-Verberne},
  journal={The European respiratory journal},
  year={2011},
  volume={38 3},
  pages={561-6}
}
Several tools are useful in detecting uncontrolled asthma in children. The aim of this study was to compare Global Initiative for Asthma (GINA) guidelines with the Childhood Asthma Control Test (C-ACT) and the Asthma Control Test (ACT) in detecting uncontrolled asthma in children. 145 children with asthma filled in a web-based daily diary card for 4 weeks on symptoms, use of rescue medication and limitations of activities, followed by either the C-ACT or ACT. For predicting uncontrolled asthma… CONTINUE READING

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