Unawareness and undertreatment of asthma: follow-up in a different geographic area in Denmark.

@article{Backer2009UnawarenessAU,
  title={Unawareness and undertreatment of asthma: follow-up in a different geographic area in Denmark.},
  author={Vibeke Backer and Hendrik Nolte and Lars Pedersen and Nanna Dam and Henrik Harving},
  journal={Allergy},
  year={2009},
  volume={64 8},
  pages={1179-84}
}
BACKGROUND Early detection and treatment of asthma is important to minimize morbidity and healthcare costs. The objective of this study was to investigate asthma awareness and management in a western society. METHODS In a random sample of 10 400 subjects aged 14-44 years, 686 (6.6%) reported symptoms of asthma in a standardized screening questionnaire. All 686 were evaluated by respiratory specialists and diagnosed by history, symptoms, lung function tests, bronchial challenges and allergy… CONTINUE READING

References

Publications referenced by this paper.
Showing 1-10 of 33 references

Similar Papers

Loading similar papers…