Cost-effectiveness of asthma therapy: a comprehensive review.

  title={Cost-effectiveness of asthma therapy: a comprehensive review.},
  author={Javier Dom{\'i}nguez-Ortega and Elsa Phillips-Angl{\'e}s and P. Mart{\'i}nez Barranco and Santiago Quirce},
  journal={The Journal of asthma : official journal of the Association for the Care of Asthma},
  volume={52 6},
BACKGROUND Asthma has an important impact in terms of both direct and indirect costs. In Europe, the disease costs € 19 000 million a year. Moreover, the cost is greater among patients with severe uncontrolled asthma and is even higher when the work productivity is also taken into account. Improved control of the disease results in cost savings. In this… CONTINUE READING