Influences on hospital admission for asthma in south Asian and white adults: qualitative interview study.

@article{Griffiths2001InfluencesOH,
  title={Influences on hospital admission for asthma in south Asian and white adults: qualitative interview study.},
  author={Chris J Griffiths and Gurmeen Kaur and Madeleine M Gantley and Gene Feder and Sheila Hillier and Jonathan Goddard and Geoffrey E. Packe},
  journal={BMJ},
  year={2001},
  volume={323 7319},
  pages={962-6}
}
OBJECTIVE To explore reasons for increased risk of hospital admission among south Asian patients with asthma. DESIGN Qualitative interview study using modified critical incident technique and framework analysis. SETTING Newham, east London, a deprived area with a large mixed south Asian population. PARTICIPANTS 58 south Asian and white adults with asthma (49 admitted to hospital with asthma, 9 not admitted); 17 general practitioners; 5 accident and emergency doctors; 2 out of hours… CONTINUE READING

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