To assess level of asthma control and to identify possible disease management problems for patients with asthma. Surveys were mailed to a random sample of eligible participants, including the ACT, the Asthma Therapy Assessment Questionnaire (ATAQ), Mini Asthma. The Asthma Therapy Assessment Questionnaire (ATAQ), developed and distributed by Merck & Company, Inc., was used to evaluate the.

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Despite the fact that measures of lung function atas infrequently performed because spirometry equipment is costly and is not always available, 79 these measures are considered an essential criterion of asthma control in both the GINA and NAEPP EPR-3 guidelines.

The Asthma Therapy Assessment Questionnaire (ATAQ) for children and adolescents.

Gathering asthmx Using Data 4A. The questionnaire assesses the level of asthma control during the prior 4 weeks by asking the patient about: Asthma control, severity, and quality of life: Seventy six adults enrolled in the asthma education program. Furthermore, the modes and settings in which those tools can be administered vary as well ie, in-person, at home, over the telephone, in various clinical settings, or over the internet.

Revicki DWeiss K. Asthma Control Questionnaire The ACQ is another multidimensional, atzq, patient-centered test and is the most widely used asthma control assessment tool in clinical trials. Eur Respir J ; 14 4: You are going to email the following Asthma Control Assessment Tools.


Asthma accounts for an estimated 3 million workdays lost each year in the United States and for reduced worker productivity. The minimum clinically important difference for ATAQ has not yet been established. astjma

ATAQ – Asthma Therapy Assessment Questionnaire

The FirstAir Asthma Education Program astthma of five weekly 1-hour sessions conducted during lunch hours. The costs of asthma. Several standardized atxq asthma asthka assessment tools have been developed to quantify the level of asthma control. ATAQ is a brief, item parent-completed questionnaire that generates indicators of potential care problems in several categories, including symptom control, behavior and attitude barriers, asthka barriers, and communication gaps.

Eur Respir J ; 5 5: Development and validation of a ata to measure asthma control. The responses summed to an overall score that ranges from 0 poor control of asthma to 27 complete control of asthma. Analysis of a multinational cross-sectional survey.

Summary To facilitate an accurate and objective assessment of asthma control, tools that are multidimensional, simple, and relatively short and easy to administer have been developed. Introduction Asthma continues to be a common disease associated with high mortality and high economic and social tolls despite the advances in the understanding of the pathophysiology of asthma, the availability of effective preventive therapy, and the availability of international treatment guidelines.

Reliability Nathan et al 9 reported high internal consistency of the ACT score with specialists’ ratings among subjects with controlled asthma as well as subjects with uncontrolled asthma 0.

Korean J Pediatr ; 55 9: Respir Med ; 99 5: Prim Care Respir J ; 21 1: Responsiveness Changes in the cACT scores correlated well with changes in specialists’ ratings of asthma control but correlated poorly with changes in peak expiratory flow rate.


Respir Med astmha 5: Accuracy An ATAQ score of 1 or greater was used as an established cutoff value for uncontrolled versus controlled asthma. ATAQ appears to have satisfactory measurement properties and is ready for use to identify patients who might benefit from further disease management efforts or medical attention.

Interpretative strategies for lung function tests. Skip directly to search Skip directly to A to Z list Skip directly to navigation Skip directly afaq page options Skip directly to site content.

Respir Med ; 4: The mean score for control barriers showed aatq positive trend, declining from 1. An English and Spanish pediatric asthma symptom scale.

In a month prospective study, 67 subjects with ATAQ scores of 3 or 4 ie, 3 or 4 control problems were 5 times more likely to be hospitalized, 5. It aathma estimated that million people of all ages and diverse ethnicities suffer from asthma, and about 1 in every is estimated to die from asthma worldwide. The seventh item is the percent-of-predicted FEV 1 before bronchodilator, which is recorded by a clinician.

Nonetheless, considerable differences between them still exist. Chest ; 5: Asthma control test ACT: Focus on Using Mixed Methods 5.

Childhood Asthma Control Test and airway inflammation evaluation in asthmatic children. A worksite-based asthma education program.