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Title:  THE EFFECT OF TREATMENT OF ASTHMATIC PATIENTS ACCORDING GINA GUIDELINE ON THEIR RESPIRATORY SYMPTOMS AND DRUG SAGE
Type: POSTER
Author(s): KHEZRLOU S.*,BOSKABADI M.H.,RAHIMI N.,DEHNAVI D.,REZAEI TALAB F.
 
 *DEPT. OF PHYSIOLOG, MUM, MASHHAD, IRAN
 
Name of Seminar: IRANIAN CONGRESS OF PHYSIOLOGY AND PHARMACOLOGY
Type of Seminar:  CONGRESS
Sponsor:  PHYSIOLOGY AND PHARMACOLOGY SOCIETY, MASHHAD UNIVERSITY OF MEDICAL SCIENCE
Date:  2007Volume 18
 
 
Abstract: 

Background: Asthma management is a major concern. Global Initiative Strategy for treatment of asthma (GINA) was developed regarding management procedure of this debases. In the present study, the effect of application of GINA guideline on treatment of asthmatic patients was examined n their respiratory symptoms and drug sage.
Methods: Thirty one asthmatic adults were randomly divided into control group (15 patients, male and female) and study group (15 patients, male and female and were studied for 2 months. Respiratory symptoms and drug usage of patients were measured at the beginning (first visit), one month after treatment (second visit) and at the end of the study (third visit).
Results: All asthma symptoms, frequency of asthma symptoms/week and chest wheezing in study group were significantly lower in second and third visits than first visit (p<0.05 to p<0.001). In second and third visits all symptoms in study group improved and were significantly different than control group (p<0.05 to p<0.001). The usages of drugs in the study group were decreased at the end of the study.
Conclusion: These results showed that treatment of asthmatic patients according GINA guideline can lead to significant improvement in symptoms, severity of the diseases and wheeze.

 
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