ASTHMA

Measures:

Chest Radiography:

CT Scan:

MRI Scan:

Pulmonary Scintigraphy:

Pulmonary Function Testing:

Allergen-specific IgE antibody test:

Lab Tests:

Peak expiratory flow rate:

Sputum smear (KOH test):

Methacholine Challenge Testing:

British Thoracic Society: Revised Jones Morbidity Index - http://www.brit-thoracic.org.uk/c2/uploads/Jones_Asthm_Index.pdf

British Thoracic Society: RCP 3 Questions: The RCP 3 Questions has been designed for health professionals to print onto Avery Parcel Labels. The basis of patient monitoring can thus be summarised in the medical record and may be used for future medical audit and clinical governance purposes - http://www.brit-thoracic.org.uk/c2/uploads/RCP_3_questions_labels.pdf

British Thoracic Society: ayside Asthma Stamp: Clinical Assessment Recording Stamp -  http://www.dundee.ac.uk/generalpractice/Asthma/stamp/indexl.htm

British Thoracic Society: Q Score: Relationship between anxiety, depression, and morbidity in adult asthma patients - http://thorax.bmjjournals.com/cgi/content/full/56/4/266

British Thoracic Society: Audit tools to support the BTS / SIGN British Guideline on the Management of Asthma: http://www.brit-thoracic.org.uk/c2/uploads/Audit_summary.pdf

Diagnostic Flexible Bronchoscopy:

Inhaler technique:

Questionnaire:

Statistics:


Document Provenance and History

Document Author: Dr. Fazal Danish

Document Created: 27th March 2006

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