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ISBN: 0309064961, 9780309064965
Authors: Committee On The Assessment Of Asthma, Indoor Air, Division Of Health Promotion, Disease Prevention, Institute Of Medicine
Source: www.nap.edu
Keywords: air, exposures, indoor, asthma, clearing
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Since about 1980, asthma prevalence and asthma-related hospitalizations and deaths have increased substantially, especially among children. Of particular concern is the high mortality rate among African Americans with asthma. Recent studies have suggested that indoor exposures--to dust mites, cockroaches, mold, pet dander, tobacco smoke, and other biological and chemical pollutants--may influence......
Authors: Rita Mangione Smith, Matthias Schonlau, Kitty S. Chan, Joan Keesey, Mayde Rosen, Thomas A. Louis, Emmett B. Keeler
Source: www.rand.org
Keywords: care, improve, model, processes, outcomes, appendix, technical, chronic, implementing, quality, collaborative, improvement, pediatric, measuring, asthma, effectiveness
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Technical appendix to the journal article, “Measuring the Effectiveness of a Collaborative for Quality Improvement in Pediatric Asthma Care: Does Implementing the Chronic Care Model Improve Processes and Outcomes of Care?” (Ambulatory Pediatrics)......
ISBN: 0788127381, 9780788127380
Author: Diane Publishing Company
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Keywords: asthma, management, diagnosis, guidelines
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Publisher: DIANE PublishingPublished Time: DIANE PublishingPages: 53Covers: definition & diagnosis; the 4 components of asthma management; objective measures of lung function (spirometry, etc.); pharmacologic therapy (the medications; management of chronic asthma - asthma in adults, & in children; management of exacerbations of asthma (home management, & hospital-based emergency department managem......
Authors: U.s. Dept Of Health, Human Services
Source: www.e-booksdirectory.com
Keywords: asthma, management, diagnosis, guidelines
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Guidelines for the diagnosis and management of asthmaby U.S. Dept of Health and Human ServicesPublisher: National Institutes of Health 1997ISBN/ASIN: B000107TQ2Number of pages: 153Description:This book is the culmination of more than 3 years of preparatory analysis, meetings, and writing and review cycles involving many individuals, not the least of whom were the members of the second Expert Panel......
Author: Marielena Lara
Source: www.rand.org
Keywords: program, asthma, california, need, urgent
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Testimony presented on April 7, 1999, to the California Senate Health and Human Services Committee, Sacramento, California.......
ISBN: 0788135430, 9780788135439
Author: Diane Publishing Company
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Keywords: pocket, guide, physicians, nurses, management, asthma, prevention
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Publisher: DIANE PublishingPublished Time: DIANE PublishingPages: 29Taking a new look at asthma; diagnosing asthma (key indicators; peak flow meters: use & technique). Primarily covers controlling asthma: select medications (glossary of asthma medications, treatments in the stepwise approach for infants, young children & adults); stop attacks (severity of asthma attacks, management of asthma attac......
ISBN: 0833031465, 9780833031464
Authors: Will Nicholas, Marielena Lara, Sally C. Morton
Source: www.rand.org
Keywords: methods, process, group, used, generate, recommendations, committee, description, action, outcomes, asthma, childhood, united, states, policy, blueprint, improving
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Over the course of 2000, RAND Health engaged an interdisciplinary committee of nationally recognized leaders in childhood asthma in a structured group process to arrive at the policy recommendations proposed in Improving Childhood Asthma Outcomes in the United States: A Blueprint for Policy Action, by M. Lara, W. Nicholas, S. Morton, M. Vaiana, B. Genovese, and G. Rachelefsky, RAND, MR-1330, 2001.......
ISBN: 0833037730, 9780833037732
Authors: Donna O. Farley, Shan Cretin, Georges Vernez, Suzanne Pieklik, Elaine Quiter, J. Scott Ashwood, Wenli Tu
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Keywords: department, evaluation, process, effects, medical, army, asthma, practice, guideline, implementation
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In partnership with the Army Medical Department (AMEDD), RAND researchers worked to implement clinical practice guidelines in treatment of three common ailments (asthma, diabetes, and low back pain). This report is an evaluation of the asthma practice guideline demonstration. It documents the extent to which intended actions were implemented, assesses short-term effects on clinical practices, and ......
Authors: Matthias Schonlau, Rita Mangione Smith, Kitty S. Chan, Joan Keesey, Mayde Rosen, Thomas A. Louis, Shin Yi Wu, Emmett B. Keeler
Source: www.rand.org
Keywords: care, improve, outcomes, processes, asthma, quality, improvement, collaborative, evaluation
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PURPOSE: The authors wanted to examine whether a collaborative to improve asthma care influences process and outcomes of care in asthmatic adults.METHOD: They undertook a preintervention-postintervention evaluation of 185 patients in 6 intervention clinics and 3 matched control sites that participated in the Institute for Healthcare Improvement Breakthrough Series (BTS) Collaborative for asthma ca......
Authors: Soeren Mattke, Paco Martorell, Priya Sharma, Lindsey K. Morse, Nicole Lurie, Marielena Lara
Source: www.rand.org
Keywords: review, synthesis, literature, treatment, asthma, impact, improving, estimating
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Over 30 million Americans are suffering from asthma. It is the most common chronic disease among children, particularly minority children. While asthma has become an inherently treatable disease, actual treatment continues to fall short of recommended care. Many asthma attacks could be avoided, and much suffering prevented, if nationally accepted treatment guidelines were consistently followed. Th......
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