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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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J Allergy Clin Immunol ; 5 Suppl: Lara et al 73 assessed the construct validity of the children’s version of the LASS score in a sample of Latino parents of children with asthma. Respir Med ; 95 5: Overall validity of the ACT has been assessed more than any other asthma control assessment tool. Gathering and Using Data 4A.

This paper describes qtaq of the internal consistency and construct validity of the instrument. Asthma Control Questionnaire in children: Clinician assessment, patient self-assessment, and minimal invasive markers, such as spirometry and fractional exhaled nitric oxide F ENOare the established methods for monitoring asthma.

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

Employees with nonoccupational asthma working for BankOne in Chicago. Asthma Control Questionnaire The ACQ is another multidimensional, standardized, patient-centered test and is the most widely used asthma control assessment tool in clinical trials.


Those children had a lower mean percent-of-predicted FEV 1had more frequent prescriptions to step-up therapy, and were more frequently rated as having severe asthma compared with those who scored 13— Ann Allergy Asthma Immunol ; 93 5: Participants were given incentives to encourage completion of 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.

The cACT has been validated more than any other asthma control assessment tool for children with asthma, and, therefore, it has been designated as a core outcome for NIH-initiated participant characterization and for observational studies.

Med J Aust ; Measurement properties and interpretation of three shortened versions of the asthma control questionnaire. Validity and reliability evidence of the Asthma Control Test: Similarly, it is not uncommon for patients to overestimate how well their asthma is controlled, and, therefore, they under-report asthma symptoms and fail to recognize the impact that asthma has on their daily life.

Ashtma facilitate an accurate and objective assessment of asthma asthka, tools that are multidimensional, simple, and relatively short and easy to administer have been developed. Respir Med ; 9: Measurement of asthma control according to global initiative for asthma guidelines: Analysis of a multinational cross-sectional survey. Also, a higher ATAQ score more control problems was associated with lower quality of life in subjects with asthma, indicated by generic and disease-specific quality of life measures, such as the SF, the standardized version of ataa Asthma Quality of Life Questionnaire, 12 and the Mini Asthma Quality of Life Questionnaire.


As a result, several sathma have been developed to quantify the level of asthma control, identify patients at risk, and evaluate the effect of asthma management.

International consensus report on diagnosis and treatment of asthma. Eur Respir J ; 14 1: We do not capture any email address.

Asthma Therapy Assessment Questionnaire (ATAQ)

Asthma management plan, Zsthma Childhood Asthma Control Test: Validation of the Arabic version of the Asthma Control Test.

For the ACT, a difference of 3 points has been shown to be a significant minimum clinically important difference. Ideally, the complete 7-item ACQ should be used. BMC Pulm Med ; 9: J Clin Epidemiol ataw 47 1: Development and cross-sectional validation of the Childhood Asthma Control Test. Respir Med ; 4: Measuring asthma control is the first step to patient management: National Center for Environmental Health.

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