Patient indicators of a pulmonary exacerbation: preliminary reports from school aged children map onto those of adults.

@article{Abbott2012PatientIO,
  title={Patient indicators of a pulmonary exacerbation: preliminary reports from school aged children map onto those of adults.},
  author={Janice Abbott and Andrew D. Holt and Alison M Morton and Anna E. Hart and Garry Milne and Susan P. Wolfe and Steven P. Conway},
  journal={Journal of cystic fibrosis : official journal of the European Cystic Fibrosis Society},
  year={2012},
  volume={11 3},
  pages={
          180-6
        }
}
BACKGROUND Despite the importance of identifying and managing a pulmonary exacerbation, and its use as an outcome measure in interventions, there is no standardised definition in cystic fibrosis. In achieving standardised criteria it is important to identify patient-reported indicators. METHODS Interviews were undertaken with 35 school aged children. They reported symptoms experienced during a pulmonary exacerbation in two ways: the first symptoms they become aware of, and how they recognised… CONTINUE READING
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