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Asthma and COPD Diagnoses and prescriptions in Swedish primary care

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Title: Asthma and COPD Diagnoses and prescriptions in Swedish primary care
Authors: Weidinger, Paolina
Issue Date: 2012
Publication type: licentiate thesis
Keywords: asthma
diagnostic guidelines
quality indicators
Abstract: Aims: The overall aim of this thesis was to evaluate the quality of the diagnoses and the prescribing of medication to patients with asthma and COPD (Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease) in Swedish primary care. The specific aims were to study the adherence to recommended guidelines and quality indicators in diagnosis and treatment of patients with asthma and COPD and to survey the relationship between the diagnosis of asthma/COPD and the prescribing of asthma/COPD medication. Methods: ... more
ISBN: 978-91-637-0389-8
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