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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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Respir Med ; 4: National Center for Environmental Health. Am J Manag Care ; 13 J Allergy Clin Immunol ; 3: Med J Aust ; Extent, patterns, and burden of uncontrolled disease in severe or difficult-to-treat asthma.

Despite the fact that measures of lung function are infrequently performed because spirometry equipment is costly and is not always available, 79 these measures are considered an essential criterion of asthma control in both the GINA and Asghma EPR-3 astham. Responsiveness In the developmental study, 73 the responsiveness of the LASS was assessed by measuring the changes in the total scores related to the changes in the health status.

Participants were given incentives to encourage completion aatq the program including a free lunch at every session, a free 1-year subscription to Asthma Magazinea wellness tote bag filled with educational materials, a copy of the book How to Outsmart Your Allergiesand a drawing for a number of items useful for people with asthma.


Qual Life Res ; 5 1: ATAQ demonstrated good internal consistency and the hypothesized relationships to corresponding measures from existing instruments. The standardized and mini versions of the PAQLQ are valid, reliable, and responsive measurement tools.

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Global strategy for asthma management and prevention: Nonetheless, considerable differences between them still exist. Although the design of the LASS specifies that a higher score indicates more symptoms, the cutoff values that distinguish between patients’ different astthma of asthma control have not been established.

Respondents are graded as either having or not having a control problem in each one of these 4 items; the item scores are then summed to provide a total, which ranges from 0 no asthma control problems to 4 4 asthma control problems.

A trained clinical asthma nurse specialist conducted the sessions. Accessed May, 15, Validity and reliability evidence of the Asthma Control Test: Clinical profile, health-related quality of life, and asthma control in children attending US asthma camps.

Chin Med J ; For the ACT, a difference of 3 astnma has been shown to be a significant minimum clinically important difference. Skip directly to search Skip directly to A to Z list Skip directly to navigation Skip directly to page options Skip directly to site content.

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

Relying solely on the role of lung function tests is insufficient to reflect the status of asthma control, asthna patients with asthma may have normal spirometry between exacerbations. Allergy ; 60 Asthma management plan, This finding limits the ability to use these tools interchangeably. The cACT has been validated more than any other asthma control assessment tool for children with asthma, xtaq, therefore, it has been designated as a core outcome for NIH-initiated participant characterization and for observational studies.


Asthma control measurement using five different questionnaires: Validity of Asthma Control Test in Chinese patients. Ann Allergy Asthma Immunol ; 99 6: The ATAQ was also used to assess the economic burden of uncontrolled asthma.

Integrating patient preferences into health outcomes assessment: Thus, clinicians not only need to review the results of the psychometric properties of tools, but they need to also consider whether the tool was evaluated with a similar population and in a similar setting as their intended use.

The ACQ score is the mean of the 7 items, which gives all items equal weight. In the developmental study, 73 the responsiveness of the LASS was assessed by measuring the changes in the total scores related to the changes in the health status.