Validation of the Finnish version of the food allergy quality of life questionnaire-parent form (F-FAQLQ-PF).

Acta Paediatr. 2024 Jan;113(1):91

Specific questionnaires about food allergy and health-related quality of life (HRQoL) have been developed and validated in several languages, but not...

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Long-Term Cost-Effectiveness of Digital Inhaler Adherence Technologies in Difficult-to-Treat Asthma.

J Allergy Clin Immunol Pract. 2023 Oct;11(10):3064

Digital inhalers can monitor inhaler usage, support difficult-to-treat asthma management, and inform step-up treatment decisions yet their economic...

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Anticipated barriers and facilitators for implementing smart inhalers in asthma medication adherence management.

NPJ Prim Care Respir Med. 2023 May;33(1):22

Smart inhalers are electronic monitoring devices which are promising in increasing medication adherence and maintaining asthma control. A...

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Recognizing and Tackling Inhaler Technique Decay in Asthma and Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disesase (COPD) Clinical Practice.

J Allergy Clin Immunol Pract. 2023 Aug;11(8):2355

A poor inhaler technique continues to represent a substantial barrier to effective asthma and chronic obstructive pulmonary disease management. It...

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Investigating the rationale for COPD maintenance therapy prescription across Europe, findings from a multi-country study.

NPJ Prim Care Respir Med. 2023 May;33(1):18

This study aims to understand healthcare professionals' thoughts and motivations about optimal management and treatment of patients with chronic...

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A Charter to Fundamentally Change the Role of Oral Corticosteroids in the Management of Asthma.

Adv Ther. 2023 Jun;40(6):2577

Asthma affects 339 million people worldwide, with an estimated 5-10% experiencing severe asthma. In emergency settings, oral corticosteroids (OCS)...

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Budesonide/formoterol maintenance and reliever therapy versus fluticasone/salmeterol fixed-dose treatment in patients with COPD.

Thorax. 2023 May;78(5):451

Maintenance and reliever therapy (MART) with inhaled corticosteroid (ICS)/formoterol effectively reduces exacerbations in asthma. We aimed to...

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Diagnostic Performance of a Machine Learning Algorithm (Asthma/Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease [COPD] Differentiation Classification) Tool Versus Primary Care Physicians and Pulmonologists in Asthma, COPD, and Asthma/COPD Overlap.

J Allergy Clin Immunol Pract. 2023 May;11(5):1463

The differential diagnosis of asthma and chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) poses a challenge in clinical practice and its misdiagnosis...

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Clinical recommendations for dry powder inhaler use in the management of COPD in primary care.

NPJ Prim Care Respir Med. 2022 Dec;32(1):59

Over 1400 patients using dry powder inhalers (DPIs) to deliver COPD maintenance therapies were recruited across Europe and Australia. Their peak...

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Effectiveness, usability and acceptability of a smart inhaler programme in patients with asthma: protocol of the multicentre, pragmatic, open-label, cluster randomised controlled ACCEPTANCE trial.

BMJ Open Respir Res. 2022 Dec;9(1)

Suboptimal asthma control is associated with incorrect inhaler use and poor medication adherence, which could lead to unfavourable clinical and...

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Correction: Digital Coaching Using Smart Inhaler Technology to Improve Asthma Management in Patients With Asthma in Italy: Community-Based Study.

JMIR Mhealth Uhealth. 2022 Nov;10(11):e44532

[This corrects the article DOI: 10.2196/25879.].

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Effect of Stepping Up to High-Dose Inhaled Corticosteroids in Patients With Asthma: UK Database Study.

J Allergy Clin Immunol Pract. 2023 Feb;11(2):532

It is unclear whether patients with asthma benefit from stepping up to high-dose inhaled corticosteroids (ICSs).

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