Which patients are prescribed inhaled anti-asthma drugs?

  title={Which patients are prescribed inhaled anti-asthma drugs?},
  author={Sarah J. Roberts and D Nicolas Bateman},
  volume={49 11},
BACKGROUND Prescribing rates for inhaled anti-asthmatic drugs in the UK vary considerably from area to area and between individual practices. The objectives of this study were to determine the prevalence of patients prescribed inhaled steroids and beta agonist bronchodilators, the indications for these prescriptions, and to relate prescribing to the recorded levels of morbidity for specific respiratory disease. METHODS Anonymised patient-specific prescription and diagnostic data were… CONTINUE READING


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