Quality of life in asthmatic adolescents: an overall evaluation of disease control.

@article{Alvim2009QualityOL,
  title={Quality of life in asthmatic adolescents: an overall evaluation of disease control.},
  author={Cristina Gonçalves Alvim and Isabela Mendonça Picinin and Paulo Camargos and Enrico Antonio Colosimo and Laura Beliz{\'a}rio Lasmar and C{\'a}ssio da Cunha Ibiapina and Maria Jussara Fernandes Fontes and Cl{\'a}udia Ribeiro de Andrade},
  journal={The Journal of asthma : official journal of the Association for the Care of Asthma},
  year={2009},
  volume={46 2},
  pages={
          186-90
        }
}
OBJECTIVE to evaluate the relative impact of reported symptoms, school absenteeism, hospital admission, medical visits, and the presence of emotional and behavioral disorders on the health-related quality of life (HRQL) of low income asthmatic adolescents. METHODS Asthmatic adolescents were randomly selected among public schools in Belo Horizonte/MG, Brazil. Asthma severity was rated according to the Global Initiative for Asthma (GINA) classification. Emotional and behavior disorders (EBDs… CONTINUE READING
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