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Asthma: key references and evidence

References

Martinez FD, Vercelli D. Asthma. Lancet 2013; 382: 1360–72.

Labre MP, Herman EJ, Dumitru GG, Valenzuela KA, Cechman CL. Public Health Interventions for Asthma. American Journal of Preventive Medicine 2012; 42: 403–10.

Anandan C, Nurmatov U, van Schayck OC, Sheikh A. Is the prevalence of asthma declining? Systematic review of epidemiological studies. Allergy 2010 Feb;65(2):152-67.

Subbarao P, Mandhane PJ, Sears MR. Asthma: epidemiology, etiology and risk factors. CMAJ 2009; 181: E181–190.

Lai CKW, Beasley R, Crane J, Foliaki S, Shah J, Weiland S and the ISAAC Phase Three Study Group. Global variation in the prevalence and severity of asthma symptoms: Phase Three of the International Study of Asthma and Allergies in Childhood (ISAAC). Thorax 2009;64:476 - 483.

Pearce, N. Ait-Khaled N, Beasley R, Mallol J, Keil U, Mitchell E, Robertson C, and the ISAAC Phase Three Study Group. Worldwide trends in the prevalence of asthma symptoms: phase III of the International Study of Asthma and Allergies in Childhood (ISAAC). Thorax 2007;62:758-66

Effectiveness evidence

ScotPHO's purpose is to describe the pattern of health across the Scottish population. As a supplementary service to users, we include the following links to external sources of quality-assured evidence on effectiveness of interventions which may include relevant material for this topic. These links are provided as an aid to users. They are by no means exhaustive nor should they be necessarily viewed as authoritative.

NHS Health Scotland: Scottish briefings on NICE public health guidance

Centre for Reviews and Dissemination

Cochrane Library: Browse by topic

EPPI-Centre: Evidence library

National Institute for Health and Care Excellence (NICE) Evidence services: Evidence search

National Institute for Health and Care Excellence (NICE) Guidance: Find guidance

Scottish Intercollegiate Guidelines Network (SIGN)

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