Research Paper On Asthma

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  • Sharek, et al (2004)/Low-Income Kids with Asthma

    A 4 page article critique that examines a study by Sharek, et al (2004), which looked at data concerning asthma disease management in children. While asthma is the most common chronic childhood disease, there is currently “no validated ‘gold standard’ for measuring’ asthma outcomes (Sharek, et al, 2004, p. 797). Frequently asthma intervention are evaluated by utilizing a variety of disease status outcomes, but this can lead to ambiguous information and, subsequently, an increase in errors. Sharek, et al (2004) address this problem. No additional sources cited.

  • Asthma and Exercis

    In six pages exercise induced asthma is examined in a discussion of asthma causes, youth sports, medications, treatment options, swimming, and how young athletes can be assisted by parents and coaches. Six sources are cited in the bibliography.

  • Lung Function and the Effects of Asthma

    In five pages asthma diagnosis and treatment relevant to the function of the lungs is addressed with the examination of a healthy lung in comparison with an asthmatic attack. Asthma's long term consequences are also examined as they relate to lung function. Five sources are cited in the bibliography.

  • Controlling Asthma

    A 10 page paper that begins by reporting the prevalence of asthma and the contradictions between the symptoms patients report and their perception of how well they are controlling this disease. The essay discusses triggers, allergens and irritants, the typical treatment, the latest research connecting stress to asthma attacks and ideas for how patients and caregivers can help better control this condition. Statistical data included. Bibliography lists 10 sources.

  • Nursing Case Mgmt./Asthma

    A 5 page research paper that discusses nursing case management in regards to asthma patients, with particular focus on schools and pediatric case management of asthma. Bibliography lists 5 sources.

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