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Temporarily quadrupling the dose of inhaled steroid to prevent asthma exacerbations: FAST

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Background Asthma exacerbations affect the quality of life of patients with asthma and have a major effect on the overall costs of asthma care. An asthma self-management plan that advises the temporary quadrupling of inhaled corticosteroid dose may prevent asthma exacerbations, but this needs to be confirmed before being adopted widely. Objectives To compare the clinical effectiveness and cost-effectiveness of an asthma self-management plan that advises pati... Expand abstract
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Published
Peer review status:
Peer reviewed
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10.3310/hta22700

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McKeever, T More by this author
Mortimer, K More by this author
Bradshaw, L More by this author
Haydock, R More by this author
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Institution:
University of Oxford
Division:
Medical Sciences Division
Department:
NDM
Subgroup:
NDM Strategic
Oxford college:
St Edmund Hall
ORCID:
0000-0002-4288-5973
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Publisher:
NIHR Journals Library Publisher's website
Journal:
Health Technology Assessment Journal website
Volume:
22
Issue:
70
Pages:
1-82
Publication date:
2018-12-06
Acceptance date:
2018-07-01
DOI:
EISSN:
2046-4924
ISSN:
1366-5278
Pubs id:
pubs:952846
URN:
uri:6524427c-b315-457f-a2a7-485ebaae0748
UUID:
uuid:6524427c-b315-457f-a2a7-485ebaae0748
Local pid:
pubs:952846
Language:
English

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