oa Professional Nursing Today - Asthma control - is there a problem? : paediatrics

Volume 10, Issue 2
  • ISSN : 1607-6672



Extracted from text ... paediatrics 32 Professional Nursing Today March / April 2006 Vol. 10 No. 2 In 1998 the ISAAC study reported a 12 month prevalence of self-reported asthma symptoms ranging from 7.5% to 17%.1 The prevalence of "asthma ever" was 3.3% in this group of children (Figure 1). The International Study of Asthma and Allergies in Childhood (ISAAC) Programme was designed to compare the global prevalence of childhood asthma.1 Figure 1. Asthma in Cape Town children (12 month prevalence of asthma) (ISAAC) Asthma Control - Is there a problem? Robin J. Green (PhD) A subsequent ISAAC follow-up study conducted in the ..

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