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The health behaviour and clinical characteristics of ambulance users with acute asthma

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Objective: This study sought to determine if ambulance service users differ in their health behaviours to "walk-in" patients attending an emergency department (ED) with acute asthma. Method: Retrospective cross-sectional study of people with acute asthma stratified by ambulance use attending two ED. The health-promoting lifestyle profile and health risk appraisal tools assessed health and risk-taking behaviours, and the clinical variables assessed include: forced expiratory volume in 1 s, adm...

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10.1136/emj.2008.059188

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Institution:
University of Oxford
Division:
MPLS
Department:
Engineering Science
Sub department:
Institute of Biomedical Engineering
Role:
Author
Journal:
Emergency Medicine Journal More from this journal
Volume:
26
Issue:
3
Pages:
187-192
Publication date:
2009-03-01
DOI:
EISSN:
1472-0213
ISSN:
1472-0205
Language:
English
Pubs id:
pubs:458186
UUID:
uuid:639c070e-d293-4eb9-bd3c-16e9f3ab3881
Local pid:
pubs:458186
Source identifiers:
458186
Deposit date:
2014-06-16

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