• Quality of life in older adults with asthma.

    Quality of life in older adults with asthma.

    In the United States, patients older than sixty-five years have the highest asthma mortality rate of any age group, accounting for more than 50% of all asthma deaths. Unfortunately, little research has focused on optimal treatment and diagnostic strategies in this population. Studies have shown that older adults with a diagnosis of asthma have poorer quality of life than do healthy controls.

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