Predictors of asthma control: what can we modify?

  title={Predictors of asthma control: what can we modify?},
  author={Michael X Schatz},
  journal={Current opinion in allergy and clinical immunology},
  volume={12 3},
PURPOSE OF REVIEW One strategy to improve asthma control is to identify risk factors for uncontrolled asthma in epidemiologic studies and then consider those risk factors as potential targets for intervention. This article reviews predictors of impairment based on validated tools and predictors of severe asthma exacerbations. RECENT FINDINGS Indirectly modifiable risk factors for poor asthma control include older age in adults, lower socioeconomic status, and poor perception of dyspnea… CONTINUE READING
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