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The Asthma Therapy Assessment Questionnaire (ATAQ) for children and adolescents was developed to assist clinicians and health plans to. Asthma Therapy Assessment Questionnaire. The ATAQ is a brief, self- administered tool, developed to identify individuals (18 y and older) with. The Relationship of Asthma Control Categories Defined by the Asthma Control Test (ACT) and the Asthma Therapy Assessment Questionnaire (ATAQ).

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Measurement of asthna control according to global initiative for asthma guidelines: The Asthma Therapy Assessment Questionnaire ATAQ for children and adolescents was developed to assist clinicians and health plans to identify children at risk for adverse outcomes of asthma.

The targeted patient age is another difference among tools.

The Asthma Therapy Assessment Questionnaire (ATAQ) for children and adolescents.

J Asthma ; 44 ATAQ demonstrated good internal consistency and the hypothesized relationships to corresponding measures from existing instruments. Knowledge of the psychometric properties of asthma control assessment tools is critical to ensure that the tool selected will measure the desired outcome. J Allergy Clin Immunol ; 4: J Allergy Clin Immunol ; 2: You are going to email the following Asthma Control Assessment Tools.

Also, when the 4 versions were compared with each other, substantial concordances in both cross-sectional and longitudinal validity were noted. Dis Manag ; 7 4: Changes in the cACT scores correlated well with changes in specialists’ ratings of asthma control but correlated poorly with changes in peak expiratory flow rate.


The questionnaire assesses the level of asthma control during the prior 4 weeks by asking the patient about: An English and Spanish pediatric asthma symptom scale. Therefore, 3 shortened versions of the ACQ were developed and validated: Can Respir J ; 9 6: Reliability concerns whether a tool is internally consistent or reproducible and, therefore, whether it consistently measures what it is intended to measure. Validity and reliability evidence of the Asthma Control Test: Iran J Allergy Asthma Immunol ; 11 4: The cACT has been validated more than any other asthma control assessment tool for children with asthma, and, therefore, it has been designated as a core outcome for NIH-initiated participant characterization and for observational studies.

ATAQ is a brief, item parent-completed questionnaire that generates indicators of potential care problems in several categories, including symptom control, behavior and attitude barriers, self-efficacy barriers, and communication gaps.

The Asthma Therapy Assessment Questionnaire (ATAQ) for children and adolescents.

Clinical assessment of asthma symptom control: The minimally important difference of the Asthma Control Test. This finding limits the ability to use these tools interchangeably. Respir Res ; BMC Pulm Med ; 9: Validity Lara et al 73 assessed the construct validity of the children’s version of the LASS score astma a sample of Latino parents of children with asthma.


J Allergy Clin Immunol ; 1: Korean J Pediatr ; 55 9: Other ATAQ components showed similar associations.

The asthma therapy assessment questionnaire (ATAQ) for children and adolescents

Similarly, Chen et al 37 reported that mean cACT scores were significantly lower among patients with poor asthma control as compared with those who were well controlled according to specialists’ rating. Whereas the ACQ is scored using a 7-point scale, from 0 totally controlled to 6 extremely poorly controlledthe ACT total score ranges from 5 poor control of asthma to 25 complete control of asthma.

NguyenRebecca D. Although the ACQ was initially developed for adult patients with asthma, its ability to quantify asthma control level in children was evaluated as well. Abstract Both the National Asthma Education and Prevention Program Expert Panel Report uqestionnaire and the Global Initiative for Asthma guidelines identify achieving and maintaining asthma control as goals of therapy, and they emphasize periodic assessment of asthma control once treatment is established.

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