Children with uncontrolled or undocumented control of their asthma symptoms were more likely to receive prescriptions for both oral and inhaled corticosteroids, according to research published in Clinical Pediatrics.
“Out of all the recommendations in the NIH asthma guidelines, making sure physicians document asthma control or asthma severity is a crucial recommendation,” Michael Cabana, MD, MPH, professor of pediatrics, epidemiology and biostatistics at the University of California, San Francisco, told Infectious Diseases in Children. “This information helps form the basis for other key aspects of asthma care.”
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