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Document type:
journal article 
Author(s):
WHO Collaborating Center for Asthma and Rhinitis; Bousquet, J; Anto, JM; Demoly, P; Schünemann, HJ; Togias, A; Akdis, M; Auffray, C; Bachert, C; Bieber, T; Bousquet, PJ; Carlsen, KH; Casale, TB; Cruz, AA; Keil, T; Lodrup Carlsen, KC; Maurer, M; Ohta, K; Papadopoulos, NG; Roman Rodriguez, M; Samolinski, B; Agache, I; Andrianarisoa, A; Ang, CS; Annesi-Maesano, I; Ballester, F; Baena-Cagnani, CE; Basagaña, X; Bateman, ED; Bel, EH; Bedbrook, A; Beghé, B; Beji, M; Ben Kheder, A; Benet, M; Bennoor, KS...    »
 
Title:
Severe chronic allergic (and related) diseases: a uniform approach--a MeDALL--GA2LEN--ARIA position paper. 
Abstract:
Concepts of disease severity, activity, control and responsiveness to treatment are linked but different. Severity refers to the loss of function of the organs induced by the disease process or to the occurrence of severe acute exacerbations. Severity may vary over time and needs regular follow-up. Control is the degree to which therapy goals are currently met. These concepts have evolved over time for asthma in guidelines, task forces or consensus meetings. The aim of this paper is to generaliz...    »
 
Journal title abbreviation:
Int Arch Allergy Immunol 
Year:
2012 
Journal volume:
158 
Journal issue:
Pages contribution:
216-31 
Language:
eng 
Print-ISSN:
1018-2438 
TUM Institution:
r Dermatologie und Allergologie