This week’s highlights are an alliterative array to close out the month of August, with a study linking asthma with other allergies and news on progress against arthritis in kids. Plus, an immunology discovery could lead to treatments for inflammatory disorders.
Tag Archive: Asthma
Some people slow down in summer, but here at The Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia, hot weather is no impediment to making research advances. This week, our roundup of CHOP research in the news covers a broad range of them.
Many research projects aim to keep things on track, from healthcare expenditures to patients’ long-term health. Make certain that you know of the research happenings this week at The Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia by reading on for more highlights.
The Journal of Pediatrics shows just over 50 percent of a large cohort of pediatric asthma, patients filled beta agonist and oral steroid prescriptions after being hospitalized, and fewer than 40 percent filled inhaled steroid prescriptions.
CHOP's Alexander G. Fiks, MD, MSCE, has been on the leading edge of shared decision-making (SDM)-related research, contributing to a total of 10 SDM papers since 2010.
Chén Kenyon, MD wanted to find out if asthma patients treated safely and effectively with CAA in the non-ICU, inpatient setting, which may free up limited ICU beds for other high acuity patients and offer significant cost-savings.
Investigators at The Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia are studying the underlying biological features that could be common from one allergic disease to another.
Clinicians tapping on computers during patient visits has become routine in the era of electronic health records (EHRs). Now families increasingly are being encouraged to spend some screen time on their own entering health-related preferences and goals.
An international team of researchers, including several investigators from The Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia’s Center for Applied Genomics, recently discovered a gene associated with a high risk of severe childhood asthma.