Figure 1 shows our analytic framework presenting the Key Questions (KQ) in terms of: 1) the populations (physicians, nurses, physio/physical therapists, respiratory therapists, pharmacists, and other healthcare providers); 2) the interventions aimed at our given populations; 3) the healthcare process outcomes (prescriptions for controller medicine, environmental control practice recommendations, self-management education and asthma action plans, documentation of level of asthma control/severity, prescription of peak flow meter, follow-up visits, and unintended consequences); 4)clinical outcomes (symptom days, missed days of school and/or work, quality of life, emergency department visits/hospitalizations/urgent doctor visits, lung function tests, rescue use of short-acting β2 agonists, parental/patient perceptions/ratings of care, side effects of drugs

Figure 1Analytic framework for guidelines on the care of adults and children with asthma

KQ = Key Question

From: Introduction

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