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Article: The relationship between the quality of prescribing and practice appointment rates with asthma management data in those admitted to hospital due to an acute exacerbation

TitleThe relationship between the quality of prescribing and practice appointment rates with asthma management data in those admitted to hospital due to an acute exacerbation
Authors
KeywordsAsthma
Management
Predictors
Preventers
Relievers
Issue Date2005
PublisherElsevier Ltd. The Journal's web site is located at http://www.elsevier.com/locate/rmed
Citation
Respiratory Medicine, 2005, v. 99 n. 6, p. 735-741 How to Cite?
AbstractSpecific targeting of patients with a previous asthma hospitalisation could be more focused if predictors could be identified. This study was an observational retrospective analysis using ridge and linear multivariate regression analysis. Patient asthma management data were extracted from the hospital and general practice notes of those that had been admitted with an acute exacerbation of their asthma over a 5-year period. From the prescribing data, the annual doses of preventer (P) and reliever (R) medication were converted to defined daily doses then divided to give a P:R ratio. Preliminary statistical analysis was used to identify any association between either the P:R ratio or for the number of general practitioner (GP) practice appointments (PA) and their asthma management data. Multivariate regression analysis was applied to the P:R ratio and to PA to determine a model between each of these and asthma management data/events. GPs gave consent to access the data of 115 (out of 440) asthmatics, age >5 years, admitted to a district general hospital for asthma exacerbations between 1994 and 1998. The multivariate analysis revealed that PA was associated with oral prednisolone rescue courses (PRCs) and age whilst the P:R ratio was associated to PRCs and more reliever usage but not preventers. Patients with low preventer usage with respect to their reliever medication should be targeted for medication review as these were the patients prescribed more prednisolone courses and their increased PAs reflect this. This could decrease visits to the doctor and acute exacerbations. © 2004 Elsevier Ltd. All rights reserved.
Persistent Identifierhttp://hdl.handle.net/10722/132885
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2015 Impact Factor: 3.036
2015 SCImago Journal Rankings: 1.396
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dc.contributor.authorSalamzadeh, Jen_HK
dc.contributor.authorWong, ICKen_HK
dc.contributor.authorHosker, HSRen_HK
dc.contributor.authorPatel, MGen_HK
dc.contributor.authorChrystyn, Hen_HK
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dc.date.issued2005en_HK
dc.identifier.citationRespiratory Medicine, 2005, v. 99 n. 6, p. 735-741en_HK
dc.identifier.issn0954-6111en_HK
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dc.description.abstractSpecific targeting of patients with a previous asthma hospitalisation could be more focused if predictors could be identified. This study was an observational retrospective analysis using ridge and linear multivariate regression analysis. Patient asthma management data were extracted from the hospital and general practice notes of those that had been admitted with an acute exacerbation of their asthma over a 5-year period. From the prescribing data, the annual doses of preventer (P) and reliever (R) medication were converted to defined daily doses then divided to give a P:R ratio. Preliminary statistical analysis was used to identify any association between either the P:R ratio or for the number of general practitioner (GP) practice appointments (PA) and their asthma management data. Multivariate regression analysis was applied to the P:R ratio and to PA to determine a model between each of these and asthma management data/events. GPs gave consent to access the data of 115 (out of 440) asthmatics, age >5 years, admitted to a district general hospital for asthma exacerbations between 1994 and 1998. The multivariate analysis revealed that PA was associated with oral prednisolone rescue courses (PRCs) and age whilst the P:R ratio was associated to PRCs and more reliever usage but not preventers. Patients with low preventer usage with respect to their reliever medication should be targeted for medication review as these were the patients prescribed more prednisolone courses and their increased PAs reflect this. This could decrease visits to the doctor and acute exacerbations. © 2004 Elsevier Ltd. All rights reserved.en_HK
dc.languageengen_US
dc.publisherElsevier Ltd. The Journal's web site is located at http://www.elsevier.com/locate/rmeden_HK
dc.relation.ispartofRespiratory Medicineen_HK
dc.subjectAsthmaen_HK
dc.subjectManagementen_HK
dc.subjectPredictorsen_HK
dc.subjectPreventersen_HK
dc.subjectRelieversen_HK
dc.titleThe relationship between the quality of prescribing and practice appointment rates with asthma management data in those admitted to hospital due to an acute exacerbationen_HK
dc.typeArticleen_HK
dc.identifier.emailWong, ICK: wongick@hku.hken_HK
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dc.identifier.doi10.1016/j.rmed.2004.11.003en_HK
dc.identifier.pmid15878490en_HK
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