Using the Consolidated Framework for Implementation Research (CFIR) to evaluate implementation effectiveness of a facilitated approach to an asthma shared decision making intervention.
Conclusions: The CFIR was used to evaluate the asthma SDM intervention implementation at 10 facilitator-led practices. While there was no significant correlation between higher implementation effectiveness and greater improvement in clinical outcomes, practices with a higher proportion of pediatric patients did experience a significant reduction in overall exacerbations post-implementation. PMID: 31868043 [PubMed - as supplied by publisher]
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Asthma may prolong the time a person hospitalized with COVID-19 is on a ventilator, a new study suggests.Reuters Health Information
The digital respiratory health company says this deal and clearance now give it access to 90% of the U.S. asthma and COPD market.
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Daily in - bedroom use of a PM2.5 filter results in significant improvement of airway mechanics
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(Children's Hospital Colorado) The Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) has recognized Children's Hospital Colorado's (Children's Colorado) Asthma Program with a National Environmental Leadership Award in?Asthma Management.