You are not logged in.

How is the diagnosis of asthma in older people established in clinical practice?

Yates, Mark W. 2005, How is the diagnosis of asthma in older people established in clinical practice?, Medical journal of Australia, vol. 183, no. 1, pp. S44-S46.

Attached Files
Name Description MIMEType Size Downloads

Title How is the diagnosis of asthma in older people established in clinical practice?
Author(s) Yates, Mark W.ORCID iD for Yates, Mark W. orcid.org/0000-0001-5845-138X
Journal name Medical journal of Australia
Volume number 183
Issue number 1
Start page S44
End page S46
Publisher Australasian Medical Publishing Company Pty. Ltd.
Place of publication Strawberry Hills, N.S.W.
Publication date 2005-07-04
ISSN 0025-729X
1326-5377
Summary What we need to know
• How is breathlessness perceived and defined in older people?
• What impact does breathlessness have on quality of life?
• Can history taking and physical examination be tailored to efficiently cover all the organ systems associated with
breathlessness?
• Can a self- or carer-rated questionnaire be used to identify asthma in patients with breathlessness?
What we need to do
• Develop self- and carer-rated questionnaires that measure change in function and quality of life before and after
treatment.
• Validate objective measures of physical function and airflow that are sufficiently sensitive to measure change with
treatment.
• Develop a diagnostic guideline in general practice that includes measures of mood and cognitive function and
involves carers where necessary.
• Provide rehabilitation and restorative care services.
Language eng
Field of Research 111702 Aged Health Care
Socio Economic Objective 970111 Expanding Knowledge in the Medical and Health Sciences
HERDC Research category C1.1 Refereed article in a scholarly journal
Copyright notice ©2005, Australasian Medical Publishing Company Pty. Ltd.
Persistent URL http://hdl.handle.net/10536/DRO/DU:30041116

Document type: Journal Article
Collection: School of Medicine
Connect to link resolver
 
Unless expressly stated otherwise, the copyright for items in DRO is owned by the author, with all rights reserved.

Versions
Version Filter Type
Citation counts: TR Web of Science Citation Count  Cited 0 times in TR Web of Science
Scopus Citation Count Cited 2 times in Scopus
Google Scholar Search Google Scholar
Access Statistics: 115 Abstract Views, 1 File Downloads  -  Detailed Statistics
Created: Tue, 20 Dec 2011, 10:32:40 EST by Linda Aldridge

Every reasonable effort has been made to ensure that permission has been obtained for items included in DRO. If you believe that your rights have been infringed by this repository, please contact drosupport@deakin.edu.au.