|Appears in Collections:||Faculty of Health Sciences and Sport Journal Articles|
|Peer Review Status:||Refereed|
|Title:||Clinical symptoms and 'off label' prescribing in children with asthma|
|Publisher:||Royal College of General Practitioners|
|Citation:||Hoskins G, McCowan C & Neville R (2007) Clinical symptoms and 'off label' prescribing in children with asthma, British Journal of General Practice, 57 (536), pp. 220-222.|
|Abstract:||A UK-wide database of structured asthma review consultations was used to investigate the prevalence of ‘off-label' anti-asthma prescriptions in relationship to clinical symptoms of asthma control. The 1050 children (6.1%) aged 16 years or under issued with an off-label prescription reported more nighttime, daytime and activity asthma symptoms, and used more short-acting β2-agonist medication than their peers. Off-label prescribing for children with asthma in UK primary care is associated with worse levels of self-reported asthma control.|
|Rights:||Publisher allows this work to be made available in this repository. Published in British Journal of General Practice, 57(536): pp.220–222, 03/2007, by Royal College of General Practitioners.|
University of Dundee
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