Development and validation of a brief pediatric screen for asthma and allergies among children.

@article{Wolf2003DevelopmentAV,
  title={Development and validation of a brief pediatric screen for asthma and allergies among children.},
  author={Raoul L Wolf and Carolyn A. Berry and Kelly Quinn},
  journal={Annals of allergy, asthma & immunology : official publication of the American College of Allergy, Asthma, & Immunology},
  year={2003},
  volume={90 5},
  pages={500-7}
}
BACKGROUND Asthma is the most common disease of childhood, but the recognition and detection remain poor, especially among schoolchildren. There has been an increase in the number of instruments available to detect the risk of asthma earlier in children. We have previously validated a simple, self-reported screen, the Brief Pediatric Asthma Screen (BPAS). OBJECTIVE To develop a new screen for asthma and allergies based on the BPAS (BPAS+) with the intent of keeping the screen brief and simple… CONTINUE READING

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