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Title: Dust mite control measures don't help asthma patients
Author: Schumann, Sarah-Anne; Hickner, John; Ewigman, Bernard
Keywords: asthma symptoms
air filtration
mattress covers
Date: 2008-12
Publisher: Family Physicians Inquiries Network
Citation: Journal of Family Practice, 57(12) 2008: 789+.
Abstract: Stop recommending dust mite control measures to your asthma patients. Neither chemical nor physical reduction measures are effective in improving peak flow, symptoms of asthma, or medication usage. Strength of recommendation B: Based on a meta-analysis of 54 fair quality randomized trials in patients with mite-sensitive asthma.
URI: http://hdl.handle.net/10355/5428

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