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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Allergy ; 60 J Asthma ; 46 7: Eur Respir J ; 14 1: Asthma control test and asthma quality of life questionnaire association in adults. Chest ; 5: J Asthma ; 48 1: Validity is the extent to which a tool measures what it is intended to measure.

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We only request your araq address so that the person you are recommending the page to knows that you wanted them to see it, and that it is not junk mail. Each item is scored on a 5-point scale with the descriptors: Similarly, Chen et al 37 reported that mean ayaq scores were significantly lower among patients with poor asthma control as compared with those who were well controlled according to specialists’ rating.


The LASS has been developed to measure asthma control in both children 73 and adults 74 with asthma. J Allergy Clin Immunol atq 3 Suppl: ATAQ appears to have satisfactory measurement properties and is ready for use to identify patients who might benefit from further disease management efforts or medical attention.

For instance, in the United States, studies have included mostly white patients.

Clinical assessment of asthma symptom control: An English and Spanish pediatric asthma symptom scale. The total scores were lower after resolution of asthma exacerbation compared with the scores during the exacerbation.

Thus, clinicians not only need to review the results of the psychometric properties astgma tools, but they need to also consider whether the tool was evaluated with a similar population and in a similar setting as their intended use.

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

Skip to main content. Because those tools were designed to capture questionniare overall level of asthma control, there are many similarities in their content.

Finally, responsiveness is the tool’s ability to detect important changes over time. Eur Respir J ; 9 4: Asthma Control Test The ACT is a multidimensional, standardized, and validated tool and the most widely used tool for assessing asthma control in patients with asthma older than 12 y. 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. Prim Care Respir J ; 21 1: Furthermore, the ACQ is the only tool included in the above review that comprises lung function as part of the asthma control measure.


ATAQ – Asthma Therapy Assessment Questionnaire

The association between asthma control and health care utilization, work productivity loss and health-related quality of life. ATAQ scales were evaluated using correlations with measures of health status, asthma impact, and healthcare utilization. The seventh item is the percent-of-predicted FEV 1 before bronchodilator, which is recorded by a clinician. Chest ; 1: Evaluation of association between airway hyperresponsiveness, asthma control test, and asthma therapy assessment questionnaire in asthmatic children.

In the developmental study, 73 the responsiveness of the LASS was assessed by measuring the changes in the total scores related to the changes in the health status. Validation and psychometric properties of the Asthma Control Questionnaire among children.