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 •  November 16, 2017

Background Older adults have high rates of asthma morbidity and mortality, as well as increased rates of depression. There are no nationally representative studies describing the association of depression on key asthma outcomes such as emergency department (ED) visits among older adults. Objective The objective of this study was to determine the...

jaci-inpractice.org

 •  August 31, 2017

Background Chronic oral corticosteroid (C-OCS) use in asthma is an indicator of disease severity, but its risk factors are largely unknown. Methods We identified 9546 patients aged 18 to 64 years in a large managed care organization who met the Healthcare Effectiveness Data and Information Set 2-year criteria (2009-2010) for persistent asthma. A...

jaci-inpractice.org

 •  May 25, 2017

Angiotensin-converting enzyme inhibitors (ACEIs) are a common cause of drug-induced angioedema in the United States. Most epidemiologic ACEI angioedema data are from large multicenter clinical trials. The objective of this study was to identify the incidence of and risk factors for ACEI angioedema using a large integrated electronic health record...