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Health Related Quality of Life in Asthma : A Systematic Review

@inproceedings{Malik2017HealthRQ,
  title={Health Related Quality of Life in Asthma : A Systematic Review},
  author={Madeeha Malik and Adeela Khan and Azhar Hussain and Aqib Javaid},
  year={2017}
}
Asthma is considered as one of the most common chronic diseases in the world. It is a problem across the globe, and affects estimated 300 million people. As a result of serious physical, social and psychological complications, asthma can reduce health related quality of life. Objective: The aim of this review paper is to systematically identify the barriers of measuring and improving Health Related Quality of Life (HRQoL) among bronchial asthmatic patients by reviewing the past and present… 

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