The Asthma Therapy Assessment Questionnaire (ATAQ) for children and adolescents was developed to assist clinicians and health plans to. Asthma Therapy Assessment Questionnaire. The ATAQ is a brief, self- administered tool, developed to identify individuals (18 y and older) with. The Relationship of Asthma Control Categories Defined by the Asthma Control Test (ACT) and the Asthma Therapy Assessment Questionnaire (ATAQ).
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An ATAQ score of 1 or greater was used as an established cutoff value for uncontrolled versus controlled asthma.
Asthma Therapy Assessment Questionnaire (ATAQ)
In a prospective study, 72 quesrionnaire ATAQ scores at baseline were significantly associated with asthma-specific health-related quality of life at follow up Mini Asthma Quality of Life Questionnaire: Despite the reported merits of these tools, they are not without shortcomings.
Other ATAQ components showed similar associations. Most of the burden of asthma is attributed to treating patients with uncontrolled asthma. Similarly, Chen et al 37 reported that mean cACT scores were significantly lower among patients with poor asthma control as compared with those who were well controlled according to specialists’ rating.
The Asthma Therapy Assessment Questionnaire (ATAQ) for children and adolescents.
Quality of life in asthma: Responsiveness Schatz et al 13 reported that changes in ACT scores were strongly correlated with changes in ACQ scores, moderately correlated with changes in specialist control ratings, and weakly correlated with change in percent-of-predicted FEV 1 values. Nonetheless, considerable differences between questionnaide still exist.
Reliability Nathan et al 9 reported high internal consistency of the ACT score with specialists’ ratings among subjects with controlled asthma as well as subjects with uncontrolled asthma 0. Responsiveness In a prospective study, 72 subjects’ ATAQ scores at baseline were significantly associated with asthma-specific health-related quality of life at follow up Mini Asthma Quality of Life Questionnaire: Childhood Asthma Control Test and airway inflammation evaluation in asthmatic children.
Characteristics of Asthma Control Assessment Tools.
J Allergy Clin Immunol ; 2: Allergy ; 60 An English and Spanish pediatric asthma symptom scale. The standardized and mini versions of the PAQLQ are valid, reliable, and astyma measurement tools.
ATAQ scales were evaluated using correlations with measures of health status, asthma impact, and healthcare utilization. Lara et al 73 assessed asthmw construct validity of the children’s version of the LASS score in a sample of Latino parents of children with asthma. The relationship of asthma impairment determined by psychometric tools to future asthma exacerbations.
Validity is the extent to which a tool measures what it is intended to measure.
ATAQ – Asthma Therapy Assessment Questionnaire
Interpretative strategies for lung function tests. International consensus report on diagnosis and treatment of asthma.
Similarly, it is not uncommon for patients to overestimate how well their asthma is controlled, and, therefore, they under-report asthma symptoms and fail to recognize the impact that asthma has on their afaq life. In a month prospective study, 67 subjects with ATAQ scores of 3 or 4 ie, 3 or 4 control problems were 5 times more likely to be hospitalized, 5.
BMJ ; The ACQ score is the mean of the 7 items, which gives all items equal weight. The Asthma Therapy Assessment Questionnaire ATAQ for children and adolescents was developed to assist clinicians and health plans to identify children at risk for adverse outcomes of asthma. J Allergy Clin Immunol ; 3: Respir Med ; 95 5: AU – Nguyen, Theresa T.
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Clinician assessment, patient self-assessment, and minimal invasive markers, such as spirometry and fractional exhaled nitric oxide F ENOare the established ztaq for monitoring asthma. This finding limits the ability to use these tools interchangeably. Eur Respir J ; 14 4: AU – Markson, Leona E. J Nurs Res ; 15 2: Access to Document Link to publication asfhma Scopus. Korean J Pediatr ; 55 9: Ann Allergy Asthma Immunol ; 99 6: