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Obstructive Lung Diseases: Airways 1 |

The Impact of Adherence and Exacerbation Frequency on Health Care Utilization and Associated Direct Costs in Severe Asthma

Shiyuan Zhang, MS; Tam Dang-Tan, PhD; Afisi Ismaila, PhD; Claire Tacon, PhD; Jonas Daugherty; Ruben Tavares, PhD; Emma Goodall, PhD; Steven Smith, PhD; Melissa Stutz; Julie Vaillancourt; Daria Parsons; Xiwu Lin, PhD; Gilbert Nadeau; Alexander Simidchiev, MD; John Sampalis, PhD
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GlaxoSmithKline, Mississauga, ON, Canada


Copyright 2016, American College of Chest Physicians. All Rights Reserved.


Chest. 2016;150(4_S):827A. doi:10.1016/j.chest.2016.08.927
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SESSION TITLE: Airways 1

SESSION TYPE: Original Investigation Poster

PRESENTED ON: Wednesday, October 26, 2016 at 01:30 PM - 02:30 PM

PURPOSE: Severe asthma represents a small proportion of asthma cases yet accounts for a disproportionate amount of resource expenditure. This study aimed to characterize health care resource utilization (HCRU) and associated direct health care costs (DHCs) among severe asthmatics in Quebec.

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