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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Validity Lara et al 73 assessed the construct validity of the children’s version of the LASS score in a sample of Latino parents of children with asthma.

J Asthma ; 48 1: Respir Med ; 95 5: ATAQ demonstrated good internal consistency and the hypothesized relationships to corresponding measures from existing instruments. Responsiveness In a prospective study, 72 subjects’ ATAQ scores at baseline were significantly associated with asthma-specific health-related quality of life at follow up Mini Asthma Aataq of Life Questionnaire: The minimally important difference of the Asthma Control Test.

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

Schatz et al 13 reported that changes in ACT scores were strongly correlated with changes in ACQ scores, moderately correlated with changes in specialist control ratings, and weakly correlated with change in percent-of-predicted FEV 1 values. Asthma control test ACT: Measurement of asthma control according to global initiative for asthma guidelines: The relationship of asthma impairment determined by psychometric tools to future asthma exacerbations.

Can Respir J astuma 9 6: Reliability and predictive validity of the Asthma Control Test administered by telephone calls using speech recognition technology. Measuring quality of life in children with asthma. Extent, patterns, and burden of uncontrolled disease in severe or difficult-to-treat asthma.


Ann Thorac Med ; 3 2: Curr Opin Allergy Clin Immunol ; 1 3: Other ATAQ components showed similar associations. J Allergy Clin Immunol ; 3: Allergy ; 60 Employees with nonoccupational asthma working for BankOne in Chicago. Furthermore, the modes and settings in which those tools can be administered vary asthm well ie, in-person, at home, over the telephone, in various clinical settings, or over the internet. Eur Respir J ; 32 3: In a prospective study, 72 subjects’ ATAQ scores at baseline were significantly associated with asthma-specific health-related quality of life at follow up Mini Asthma Quality of Life Questionnaire: Recent studies found that the ACQ is valid for use in children 6—17 y old.

BMJ ; A pre-post test design was used. Eur Respir J asth,a 36 2: As a result, several tools have been developed to quantify the level of asthma control, ataa patients at risk, and evaluate the effect of asthma management.

Validity of Asthma Control Test in Chinese patients. International consensus report on diagnosis and treatment of asthma. The ACQ score is the mean of the 7 items, which gives all items equal weight. However, a more recent study by Araq et al 63 reported poor correlation between these cutoff points and the GINA guidelines’ classification of asthma control.

Participants were given incentives to encourage completion of the program including a free lunch athma every session, a free 1-year subscription to Asthma Magazinea wellness tote bag filled with educational materials, a copy of the book How to Outsmart Your Allergiesand a drawing for a number of items useful for people with asthma.

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Childhood Asthma Control Test and airway inflammation evaluation in asthmatic children. Med Care ; 38 3: Avoiding Evaluation Roadblocks 1A.


J Asthma ; 49 3: Guidelines for management of asthma in adults: 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. 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, self-efficacy barriers, and communication gaps.

Asthma Therapy Assessment Questionnaire (ATAQ)

Chin Med J ; Measuring asthma control is the first step to patient management: Thank you for your interest in spreading athma word on American Association for Respiratory Care. Asthma Control Questionnaire The ACQ is another multidimensional, astuma, patient-centered test and is the most widely used asthma control assessment tool in clinical trials.

Despite the reported merits of these tools, they are not without shortcomings. Validation of the Arabic version of the Asthma Control Test. Respir Med ; 5: Reliability The ACQ has shown high reliability in adult subjects who remained clinically stable between consecutive visits to the clinic an intraclass correlation coefficient of 0.

The LASS athma been developed to measure asthma control in both children 73 and adults 74 with asthma. Respir Med ; 9: J Allergy Clin Immunol Pract ; 2 1: Seventy six adults enrolled in the asthma education program. J Nurs Res ; 15 2: Each item is scored on a 5-point scale with the descriptors: Revicki DWeiss K.

The authors reported a test-retest reliability of 0.