Underuse of guideline-recommended long-term asthma management in children hospitalized to the intensive care unit: a multicenter observational study.

@article{Hasegawa2015UnderuseOG,
  title={Underuse of guideline-recommended long-term asthma management in children hospitalized to the intensive care unit: a multicenter observational study.},
  author={Kohei Hasegawa and Jason Ahn and Mark Anthony Brown and Valerie G Press and Susan L. Gabriel and Vivian Herrera and Jane C. Bittner and Carlos Arturo Camargo},
  journal={Annals of allergy, asthma & immunology : official publication of the American College of Allergy, Asthma, & Immunology},
  year={2015},
  volume={115 1},
  pages={
          10-6.e1
        }
}
BACKGROUND Despite the significant burden of childhood asthma, little is known about prevention-oriented management before and after hospitalizations for asthma exacerbation. OBJECTIVE To investigate the proportion and characteristics of children admitted to the intensive care unit (ICU) for asthma exacerbation and the frequency of guideline-recommended outpatient management before and after the hospitalization. METHODS A 14-center medical record review study of children aged 2 to 17 years… CONTINUE READING
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