Worldwide severity and control of asthma in children and adults: the global asthma insights and reality surveys.

@article{Rabe2004WorldwideSA,
  title={Worldwide severity and control of asthma in children and adults: the global asthma insights and reality surveys.},
  author={Klaus Friedrich Rabe and Mitsuru Adachi and Christopher Kei W. Lai and Joan B Soriano and Paul A. Vermeire and Kevin B. Weiss and Scott T. Weiss},
  journal={The Journal of allergy and clinical immunology},
  year={2004},
  volume={114 1},
  pages={
          40-7
        }
}
BACKGROUND In 1995, the Global Initiative for Asthma (GINA) guidelines recommended goals for the management of asthma, which were updated in 2002. However, there are no recent international surveys on the real management of asthma. OBJECTIVE The Asthma Insights and Reality surveys are the first large-scale surveys aimed at determining international variations in the severity, control, and management of asthma in children and adults. METHODS A cross-section of households in 29 countries in… CONTINUE READING
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