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Adult asthma assessment in an accident & emergency department


Coonar, AS and Nayeem, N and Bonell, CP and Shires, SE, Adult asthma assessment in an accident & emergency department, Journal of the Royal Society of Medicine, 87, (6) pp. 330. ISSN 0141-0768 (1994) [Refereed Article]

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Poor initial assessment contributes to morbidity and mortality in acute severe asthma. We have audited this aspect of management in an A & E department over a single 6-month senior house officer employment cycle. The use of a cheap and simple stamp highlighting important clinical features of asthma was associated with a significant improvement in early assessment.

Item Details

Item Type:Refereed Article
Keywords:Adult Asthma Respiratory Emergency Department
Research Division:Biomedical and Clinical Sciences
Research Group:Clinical sciences
Research Field:Paramedicine
Objective Division:Health
Objective Group:Clinical health
Objective Field:Clinical health not elsewhere classified
UTAS Author:Shires, SE (Professor Lizzi Shires)
ID Code:138599
Year Published:1994
Web of Science® Times Cited:4
Deposited By:Rural Clinical School
Deposited On:2020-04-17
Last Modified:2020-08-20

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