To assess level of asthma control and to identify possible disease management problems for patients with asthma. Surveys were mailed to a random sample of eligible participants, including the ACT, the Asthma Therapy Assessment Questionnaire (ATAQ), Mini Asthma. The Asthma Therapy Assessment Questionnaire (ATAQ), developed and distributed by Merck & Company, Inc., was used to evaluate the.

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The Asthma Therapy Assessment Questionnaire (ATAQ) for children and adolescents.

Furthermore, the ACQ is the only tool included in the above review that comprises lung function as part of the asthma control measure. Knowledge of the psychometric properties of asthma control assessment tools is critical to ensure that the tool selected will measure the desired outcome. Eur Respir J ; 31 1: The benefit to employees was learning the value and importance of optimal management and the elements of self-care.

Overall validity of the ACT has been assessed more than any other asthma control assessment tool. Follow CDCasthma on Twitter to learn more about helping people with asthma live healthier lives by gaining control over their asthma. Guidelines for management of asthma in adults: Clinician assessment, patient self-assessment, and minimal invasive markers, such as spirometry and fractional exhaled nitric oxide F ENOare the established methods for monitoring asthma.

A new perspective on concepts of asthma severity and control. Lara et al 73 assessed the construct validity of the children’s version of the LASS score in a sample of Latino parents of children with asthma.

We only request your email address so that the person you are recommending the page to knows that you wanted them to see it, and that it is not junk mail. Both the National Asthma Education and Prevention Program Expert Panel Report 3 and the Global Initiative for Asthma guidelines identify achieving and maintaining asthma control as goals of astham, and they emphasize periodic assessment of asthma control once treatment is established.

The reliability of the ATAQ has not been evaluated for the adult version. J Allergy Clin Immunol Pract ; 2 1: Iran J Allergy Asthma Immunol ; 11 4: The LASS is composed of 8 items that assess the frequency of qsthma, wheezing, shortness of breath, asthma attacks, chest pain, nocturnal symptoms, asthmx overall perception of asthma severity over the previous 4 weeks.

Validity of the Asthma Control Test completed at home. Despite the fact that measures of lung function are infrequently performed because spirometry equipment agaq costly and is not always available, 79 these measures are considered an essential criterion of asthma control in both the GINA and NAEPP EPR-3 guidelines.

Evaluation of association between airway hyperresponsiveness, asthma control test, and asthma therapy assessment questionnaire in asthmatic children.

Gathering and Using Data 4A. Pediatr Neonatol ; 51 5: The mean score for control barriers showed a positive trend, declining from 1.

Asthma Control Assessment Tools

Measuring quality of life in children with asthma. Asthma continues to be a common disease atshma with high mortality and high economic and social tolls despite the advances in the understanding of the pathophysiology of asthma, the availability of effective preventive therapy, and the availability of international treatment guidelines.

An ACQ score has a range from 0 totally controlled to 6 severely uncontrolled. Furthermore, the modes and settings in which those tools can be administered vary as well ie, in-person, at home, over the telephone, in various clinical settings, or over the internet. Other ATAQ components showed similar associations.

Respir Med ; 95 5: The minimum clinically important difference for the ACQ was found to be 0. Recommend on Facebook Tweet Share Compartir.

Measuring asthma control is the first step to patient management: J Allergy Clin Immunol ; 6: Eur Respir J ; 14 aathma A worksite-based asthma education program.

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