Lead Investigators:

  • Karin Lisspers
  • Pedro M Teixeira

Research Team:

  • Coert Blom
  • Janwillem Kocks
  • Björn Ställberg
  • David Price
  • Niels Chavannes

In collaboration with The Respiratory Effectiveness Group

Status: Active

Support:

UNLOCK Group of IPCRG

Registration:

Short Description:

The aim of this study is to determine if the inclusion criteria for patients with asthma in the major RTCs supporting GINA guidelines are representative of real life primary care populations with asthma. The study will address the following research questions:

  1. What proportion of patients in primary care would be eligible for the major RCTs assessing patients at treatment step 2 heading for step 3?
  2. What are the clinical characteristics of these patients when compared to participants in major RCT studies?

Documents and Publications

Protocol

Abstracts

Presentations

Final Publications

Additional Material