Assessment of Quality of Life in Childhood Asthma

Symptoms of bronchial reactivity and asthma in relation to environmental factors .
Archives of Disease in Childhood , 63 , 473–483 . Berciano , F. A. , Dominguez , J
. , and Alvarez , F. V. ( 1989 ) . Influence of air pollution on extrinsic asthma in ...

Author: Margaret J. Christie

Publisher: Harwood Academic Pub

ISBN: 9783718657070

Category: Medical

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This book examines assessment of quality of life against the background of contemporary approaches to management of childhood asthma, covering the psychosocial, biomedical and clinical costs and benefits.

The State of Childhood Asthma

National Asthma Education and Prevention Program Expert Panel report 2 :
Guidelines for the diagnosis and management of asthma . ... Newacheck PW ,
Halfon N. Prevalence , impact , and trends in childhood disability due to asthma .

Author: Omolara Jean Akinbami



Category: Asthma in children

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Update on Childhood Asthma

Francis RS , McEnergy G . Disodium cromoglycate compared with
beclomethasone dipropionate in juvenile asthma . Clin . Allergy 1984 , 14 ; 537 -
540 Mitchel I , Paterson IC , Cameron SJ , Grant IWB . Treatment of childhood
asthma with ...

Author: M.H. Schöni

Publisher: Birkhäuser

ISBN: 9783764328672

Category: Science

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This volume of "Agents and Actions Supplements" provided a challenge to the editors, the authors and the publisher. It was our aim to complete the book in advance of the lectures to be given at the "International Symposium on Asthma and Allergic Diseases in Childhood", in Berne, Switzerland, on March 25th-27th, 1993. This symposium commemorates the 10th anniversary of the Swiss Association of Parents of Asthmatic and Allergic Children. The incidence of asthma and allergies generally is on the increase and demands everyone's attention, including that of physicians, researchers, allied health professionals and parents. There have been no recent breakthroughs in our understanding of asthma pathogenesis or treatment. However, forms of treatment, pathogenetic insights and public awareness are undergoing rapid changes as our knowledge of atopic diseases increases. For this reason we chose the title "Update on Childhood Asthma". The purpose of the papers is to summarize recent research results, to provide an update on the current approach to therapeutic interventions and to alert readers to the psychosomatic aspects of asthma. Whether the state of knowledge has already changed while you are holding this book in your hands is not so much dependent on a delay in publishing but on the speed of appearance of new research results. Fortunately, our ambitious target to edit the proceedings in advance of the conference has been successful. This was only possible because of the timely submission of papers, the speed of publication and the enthusiasm of the editors.

Childhood Asthma and Sustained Release Theophylline

Sibbald , B . , Horn , M . E . C . and Gregg , I . ( 1980 ) : A family study of the
genetic basis of asthma and wheezy bronchitis . Arch . Dis . Child . , 55 , 354 . 6 .
Lenney , W . and Milner , A . D . ( 1978 ) : Recurrent wheezing in the preschool
child .

Author: Stuart M. MacLeod

Publisher: Amsterdam : Excerpta Medica ; New York : Sole distributors for the U.S.A. and Canada, Elsevier Science Publishing Company


Category: Asthma in children

Page: 146

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Poverty Race and Childhood Asthma

Clinic Visits - If the child makes a pre - scheduled visit to an allergist for asthma ...

Author: Susan Carol Thollaug




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Community Violence as a Predictor of Childhood Asthma

The assault hospitalization rate for all ages , a proxy for community violence , was
associated , 73 independently , with hospitalization rates for childhood asthma by
both zip code and city after adjustment for racial / ethnic distribution and ...

Author: Jessica Kay Jeffrey




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In Utero Programming of Childhood Asthma

Author: Alireza Sadeghnejad



Category: Asthma in children

Page: 286

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Conquering Childhood Asthma

An Illustrated Guide to Understanding the Treatment and Control of Childhood
Asthma Bruce K. Rubin, Michael T. ... CHAPTER THREE HOW TO TELL IF YOUR
CHILD HAS ASTHMA The typical symptoms of an asthma attack are cough , he ...

Author: Bruce K. Rubin

Publisher: PMPH-USA

ISBN: 9781896998022

Category: Medical

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During the past decade, major scientific advances have occured in our understanding of asthma and associated diseases of the airways such as rhinitis and sinusitis. These developments have been accompanied by new, potent and safe medications and better drug delivery systems. As a result, most children with asthma and similar problems involving the nose, eyes and ears can now have their conditions completely controlled so that they no longer suffer from breathlessness, cough or wheeze. The end result is an improved quality of life for children who no longer need miss school, or recreational activities. Conquering Childhood Asthma will show most asthmatics how to live a healthier and happier life, hardly aware that they have asthma. We hope that parents will enjoy understanding and participating actively with their doctors in the care of their children.

Public Health Reports

In the models for children older than age 2 , areas with 15 % or more racial /
ethnic minority residents had higher pediatric asthma readmission rates as
compared with areas with fewer racial / ethnic minority residents ( HR = 1.75 , 95
% CI 1.16 ...




Category: Public health


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Childhood Asthma

Childhood. Asthma. GAIL G. SHAPIRO Northwest Asthma and Allergy Center,
University of Washington Medical School Seattle, Washington, U.S.A. I. Asthma
Comorbidities Childhood asthma is a multidimensional inflammatory disease that
is ...

Author: Stanley J Szefler

Publisher: CRC Press

ISBN: 084935224X

Category: Medical

Page: 744

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This reference collects the latest studies on the development, diagnosis, and treatment of childhood asthma and offers current perspectives on new technologies that will shape the management of pediatric asthma in the forthcoming decade-illustrating how advances in pulmonary function measurement, inflammatory markers, imaging, and pharmacogenetics will enhance the diagnosis and monitoring of asthma in years to come.

Biomedical Index to PHS supported Research

... city asthma RO1A1-33079-01 Poptido immunotherapy in asthma 201BA -
01008-03 Provalonco of allergic and non allergic respiratory disease in U.S.
population 201BA - 01011-03 Tho ottoct of early versus lato onsot of childhood
asthma ...




Category: Medicine


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Learning to Deal with a Child s Asthma

The Caretaker ' s Perspective on Childhood Asthma Given the chronic condition
of asthma one study found that over time stress could accumulate and affect not
just a child ' s physical well - being but also a family ' s financial well - being from

Author: Alice Pulvermacher




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Improving Childhood Asthma Outcomes in the United States

The Robert Wood Johnson Foundation, in addition to being an active participant
in some of these private efforts, launched its own Pediatric Asthma Initiative in
1999. The purpose of this initiative is to address current gaps in national
childhood ...

Author: Marielena Lara

Publisher: Rand Corporation

ISBN: 0833032429

Category: Political Science

Page: 124

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One-liner: A set of policy recommendations to promote the development and maintenance of communities in which children with asthma can be swiftly diagnosed, effectively treated, and protected from exposure to harmful environmental factors. An estimated 5 million U.S. children have asthma. Too many of these children are unnecessarily impaired. Much of the money spent on asthma is for high-cost health care services to treat acute periods of illness. Many asthma attacks could be avoided--and much suffering prevented and many medical costs saved--if more children received good-quality, ongoing asthma care and if the 11 policy recommendations presented in this report were implemented in a oordinated fashion. A national call to action, the policy recommendations span public and private interests and compel integration of public health activities across local, state, and federal levels. This report summarizes the findings of an effort funded by the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation as part of the Pediatric Asthma Initiative, whose purpose is to address current gaps in national childhood asthma care. It is the first national initiative that simultaneously addresses treatment, policy, and financing issues for children with asthma at the patient, provider, and institutional levels. The purpose of RAND's effort was to:--identify a range of policy actions in both the public and private sectors that could improve childhood asthma outcomes nationwide--select a subset of policies to create a blueprint for national policy in this area--outline alternatives to implement these policies that build on prior efforts.The effort developed a comprehensive policy framework that maps the identified strategies to one overall policy objective: to promote the development and maintenance of asthma-friendly communities--communities in which children with asthma are swiftly diagnosed, receive appropriate and ongoing treatment, and are not exposed to environmental factors that exacerbate their condition. This report is intended as a working guide for coordinating the activities of both public and private organizations at the federal, state, and local community levels.

Medifocus Guidebook On Childhood Asthma

Efficacy and tolerability of salmeterol/fluticasone propionate versus montelukast
in childhood asthma: A prospective, randomized, double-blind, double-dummy,
parallel-group study. Authors: Maspero J; Guerra F; Cuevas F; Gutierrez JP; ...

Author:, Inc. Staff

Publisher: Medifocus_com Inc

ISBN: 1456355171


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The MediFocus Guidebook on Childhood Asthma is the most comprehensive, up-to-date source of information available. You will get answers to your questions, including risk factors of Childhood Asthma, standard and alternative treatment options, leading doctors, hospitals and medical centers that specialize in Childhood Asthma, results of the latest clinical trials, support groups and additional resources, and promising new treatments on the horizon. This one of a kind Guidebook offers answers to your critical health questions including the latest treatments, clinical trials, and expert research; high quality, professional level information you can trust and understand culled from the latest peer-reviewed journals; and a unique resource to find leading experts, institutions, and support organizations including contact information and hyperlinks. This Guidebook was updated on January 25, 2012.

Diagnosis and treatment of childhood asthma

corticosteroids are usually administered tochildren admitted tohospital,
childrenwith known asthma and to children withat least a moderate exacerbation
and a significant asthma risk (parental history of asthma,a physician diagnosis
ofatopic ...

Author: Sics Editore

Publisher: SICS Editore

ISBN: 8869306143

Category: Medical


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Asthma should be detected early and correctly. Good therapeutic control of asthma allows the child to lead a normal life. An arrangement should be made whereby one physician is principally responsible for the care of the child's asthma.When inhaled corticosteroids are in use, the dose should be the lowest that still keeps the symptoms under control. Keep the safety limits in mind! Drug therapy should be periodically reviewed to ensure that unnecessary treatment is withdrawn.

Clinician s Manual on Pediatric Asthma

Seasonal variation in childhood asthma hospitalizations in Finland , 1972–1992 .
Eur J Pediatr 1997 ; 156 : 436–439 . Kesten S , Szalai J , Dzyngel B. Air quality
and the frequency of emergency room visits for asthma . Ann Allergy Asthma ...

Author: James P. Kemp

Publisher: Science Press Incorporated


Category: Asthma

Page: 52

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Pediatric Asthma Allergy Immunology

The temporary relief of asthma symptoms provided by medication compressors
may be another explanation for the decline in ... Double-blind evaluation of
nebulized cromolyn, terbutaline, and the combination for childhood asthma. J
Allergy ...






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Self management Behaviors of the Preschool Child Diagnosed with Asthma

Educational self - help approaches in childhood asthma . The Journal of Allergy
and Immunology , 72 ( 5 pt 2 ) , 545-554 . Bernstein , L. R. , Bellorado , D. , &
Bruvold , W. ( 1986 , June / July ) . Evaluation of a heart health education
curriculum ...

Author: Karen Lue Alaniz




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Asthma Sourcebook

certification , physicians 197–98 chemicals , childhood asthma 364 chemical
sensitization , defined 528 chickenpox see varicella child - care settings , asthma
management 375–76 childhood asthma care improvement strategies 425-34 ...

Author: Karen Bellenir

Publisher: Omnigraphics Incorporated


Category: Medical

Page: 609

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"Provides basic consumer health information about causes, triggers, treatment, and management of asthma. Includes index, glossary of related terms, and other resources"--Provided by publisher.

Families of Children with Well Managed Asthma

relationships between family behavior and childhood asthma can be identified ,
clinical interventions that address family behavior can be utilized in treatment . C.
Research Questions and Hypotheses This study addressed the general ...

Author: Steven Allan Erickson




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