- Treating exacerbations of asthma in children: the role of systemic corticosteroidsGary Rachelefsky
Allergy Research Foundation, Inc, Los Angeles, California, USA
Pediatrics 112:382-97. 2003..To review the use of systemic corticosteroids to treat recurrent, acute asthma episodes in children, with a focus on the role of oral corticosteroids...
- Impact of inhaled corticosteroid-induced oropharyngeal adverse events: results from a meta-analysisGary S Rachelefsky
Allergy Research Foundation Inc, UCLA School of Medicine, Los Angeles, California 90025, USA
Ann Allergy Asthma Immunol 98:225-38. 2007..Oropharyngeal adverse events associated with inhaled corticosteroid (ICS) use can affect adherence; however, these effects have been studied less extensively than those that occur systemically...
- Inhaled corticosteroids and asthma control in children: assessing impairment and riskGary Rachelefsky
Executive Care Center for Asthma, Allergy, and Respiratory Diseases, Geffen School of Medicine at UCLA, Los Angeles, CA 90095, USA
Pediatrics 123:353-66. 2009..To review the use of inhaled corticosteroids on asthma control in children by using the new therapeutic paradigm outlined in the Expert Panel Report 3: Guidelines for the Diagnosis and Management of Asthma...
- Obtaining utility estimates of the health value of commonly prescribed treatments for asthma and depressionMaria Orlando Edelen
RAND Health, Santa Monica, California, USA
Med Decis Making 28:732-50. 2008..This study employs expert panel methodology to elicit numerical estimates based on a 0 to 1 utility scale of the health benefit of usual treatment patterns for 2 medical conditions...
- Identification of preschool children with asthma from low-income families in Los Angeles, CAJill Berg
University of California, Los Angeles, School of Nursing, Los Angeles, California 90095 1702, USA
Ann Allergy Asthma Immunol 93:465-71. 2004..Few studies have addressed asthma screening in the preschool age group. Early asthma recognition and intervention in preschool children may reduce costs related to unscheduled medical care and missed school and work...
- One gets so afraid: Latino families and asthma management--an exploratory studyJill Berg
University of California, 4 254 Factor Building, School of Nursing, Los Angeles, CA, USA
J Pediatr Health Care 21:361-71. 2007..This study explored Latino family experiences, issues, and needs in caring for a child with asthma as expressed by Latino parents of children with asthma...
- Improving childhood asthma outcomes in the United States: a blueprint for policy actionMarielena Lara
University of California Los Angeles RAND Program on Latino Children with Asthma RAND Health, Santa Monica, California 90407 2138, USA
Pediatrics 109:919-30. 2002..The objective of this project was to create a blueprint for improvement of national policy in this area...
- Factors associated with emergency department use in asthma: acute care interventions improving chronic disease outcomesSuzanne Kennedy
American Academy of Allergy, Asthma and Immunology, Milwaukee, Wisconsin 53202, USA
Ann Allergy Asthma Immunol 90:45-50. 2003....