Effect of spirometry and medical review on asthma control in patients in general practice: A randomized controlled trial

Siao Oei, Francis Chung Kong Thien, Rosa Schattner, Nabil Sulaiman, Kate Birch, Pamela Simpson, Eleonora Del Colle, Rosalie Aroni, Rory Wolfe, Michael Abramson

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Abstract

ABSTRACT Background and objective: Although guidelines for asthma emphasize the importance of spirometry for continuity and evaluation of care, it is underused in general practice. The objective of this study was to investigate the effect of spirometry and medical review on asthma control in general practice over 12 months.
Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)803 - 810
Number of pages8
JournalRespirology
Volume16
Issue number5
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - 2011

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