Psychological distress and associated factors among asthmatic patients in Southern, Ethiopia, 2021
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by Kidist Ashager, Mulualem Gete Feleke, Sindu Degefu, Eshetu Elfios, Asmamaw Getnet, Elias Ezo and Mezinew Sintayehu
1y ago
There is an increased prevalence of psychological distress in adults with asthma. Psychological distress describes unpleasant feelings or emotions that impact the level of functioning. It is a significant exac ..read more
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Retrospective assessment of a collaborative digital asthma program for Medicaid-enrolled children in southwest Detroit: reductions in short-acting beta-agonist (SABA) medication use
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by Meredith Barrett, Rahul Gondalia, Vy Vuong, Leanne Kaye, Alex B. Hill, Elliott Attisha and Teresa Holtrop
1y ago
Real-world evidence for digitally-supported asthma programs among Medicaid-enrolled children remains limited. Using data from a collaborative quality improvement program, we evaluated the impact of a digital i ..read more
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Nonadherence to antiasthmatic medications and its predictors among asthmatic patients in public hospitals of Bahir Dar City, North West Ethiopia: using ASK-12 tool
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by Teshome Bitew Demelash, Getahun Asmamaw, Liknaw Workie Limenh, Yeniewa Kerie Anagaw, Wudneh Simegn and Wondim Ayenew
1y ago
Globally, adequate asthma control is not yet achieved. The main cause of uncontrollability is nonadherence to prescribed medications ..read more
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The hen and the egg question in atopic dermatitis: allergy or eczema comes first
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by Anastasiia Allenova and Razvigor Darlenski
1y ago
Atopic dermatitis (AD) as a chronic inflammatory systemic condition is far more than skin deep. Co-morbidities such as asthma and allergic rhinitis as well as the psychological impact influence seriously the q ..read more
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Medication regimen complexity and its impact on medication adherence and asthma control among patients with asthma in Ethiopian referral hospitals
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by Eyayaw Ashete Belachew, Adeladlew Kassie Netere and Ashenafi Kibret Sendekie
1y ago
Various studies have found that medication adherence is generally low among patients with asthma, and that the complexity of the regimen may be a potential factor. However, there is no information on the compl ..read more
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Monoclonal antibodies targeting small airways: a new perspective for biological therapies in severe asthma
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by Carlo Lombardi, Marcello Cottini, Alvise Berti and Pasquale Comberiati
1y ago
Small airway dysfunction (SAD) in asthma is characterized by the inflammation and narrowing of airways with less of 2 mm in diameter between generations 8 and 23 of the bronchial tree. It is now widely accepte ..read more
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Level of asthma control and its determinants among adults living with asthma attending selected public hospitals in northwestern, Ethiopia: using an ordinal logistic regression model
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by Eyayaw Ashete Belachew, Sumeya Tadess, Mekuriaw Alemayehu and Emneteab Mesfin Ayele
2y ago
Asthma is a major public health challenge and is characterized by recurrent attacks of breathlessness and wheezing that vary in severity and frequency from person to person. Asthma control is an important meas ..read more
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Static lung volumes and diffusion capacity in adults 30 years after being diagnosed with asthma
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by Conrad Uldall Becker Schultz, Oliver Djurhuus Tupper and Charlotte Suppli Ulrik
2y ago
Long-term follow-up studies of adults with well-characterized asthma are sparse. We aimed to explore static lung volumes and diffusion capacity after 30 + years with asthma ..read more
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Over-prescription of short-acting β2-agonists and asthma management in the Gulf region: a multicountry observational study
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by Ashraf Alzaabi, Nasser Al Busaidi, Rohit Pradhan, Fathelrahman Shandy, Naseem Ibrahim, Moulham Ashtar, Khaled Khudadah, Khaled Hegazy, Mohamed Samir, Mohamed Negm, Hisham Farouk, Arwa Al Khalidi and Maarten Beekman
2y ago
The overuse of short-acting β2-agonists (SABA) is associated with poor asthma control. However, data on SABA use in the Gulf region are limited. Herein, we describe SABA prescription practices and clinical outcom ..read more
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A serological biomarker of type I collagen degradation is related to a more severe, high neutrophilic, obese asthma subtype
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by Sarah Rank Rønnow, Jannie Marie Bülow Sand, Line Mærsk Staunstrup, Thomas Bahmer, Michael Wegmann, Lars Lunding, Janette Burgess, Klaus Rabe, Grith Lykke Sorensen, Oliver Fuchs, Erika V. Mutius, Gesine Hansen, Matthias Volkmar Kopp, Morten Karsdal, Diana Julie Leeming and Markus Weckmann
2y ago
Asthma is a heterogeneous disease; therefore, biomarkers that can assist in the identification of subtypes and direct therapy are highly desirable. Asthma is a chronic inflammatory disease that leads to change ..read more
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