Pulmonary and Critical Care
The aim of our study was to assess asthma control among asthmatics at a tertiary care setting in Karachi using ACT questionnaire. The ACT questionnaire was filled by known asthmatics in January 2007. A total of 150 questionnaires were filled of which, 61 (40%) were males and 89 (60%) females. Mean ACT score was 17.71 +/- 4.41. Association between sex and asthma control was not statistically significant. Significant association was seen with asthma control and Ipratropium bromide inhaler. Asthma control among patients at a tertiary care centre is moderate. ACT can be used to follow patients in the hospital.
Publication ( Name of Journal)
Journal of the Pakistan Medical Association
(2009). Assessment of asthma control using the asthma control test at a tertiary care centre in Karachi, Pakistan. Journal of the Pakistan Medical Association, 59(3), 173-6.
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