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Strategies to manage asthma

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Bereznicki, BJ and Bereznicki, LRE and Peterson, GM, Strategies to manage asthma, Australian Pharmacist, 27, (5) pp. 414-418. ISSN 0728-4632 (2008) [Professional, Non Refereed Article]


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Abstract

Asthma is recognised as a National Health Priority Area in Australia, and is responsible for significant morbidity and mortality in the cummunity. International popu lationbased studies suggest that Australia has one of the highest prevalence rates for asthma in the world,' affecting an estimated two million people.' Exacerbations of asthma lead to approximately 40,000 hospitalisations and 105,000 emergency department visits annually.'

Item Details

Item Type:Professional, Non Refereed Article
Research Division:Health Sciences
Research Group:Health services and systems
Research Field:Health services and systems not elsewhere classified
Objective Division:Health
Objective Group:Public health (excl. specific population health)
Objective Field:Preventive medicine
UTAS Author:Bereznicki, BJ (Dr Bonnie Bereznicki)
UTAS Author:Bereznicki, LRE (Professor Luke Bereznicki)
UTAS Author:Peterson, GM (Professor Gregory Peterson)
ID Code:52129
Year Published:2008
Deposited By:Pharmacy
Deposited On:2008-06-02
Last Modified:2009-07-21
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