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Written by Leong Oon Keong   
Sunday, 02 September 2012 12:44

The goal of asthma treatment is to achieve and maintain clinical control.

Asthma control is defined as:

  • No (twice or less/week) daytime symptoms
  • No limitations of daily activities, including exercise
  • No nocturnal symptoms or awakening because of asthma
  • No (twice or less/week) need for reliever treatment
  • Normal or near normal lung function results
  • No exacerbations

The increase use, especially daily use, of reliever medication is a warning of deterioration of asthma control and indicates the need to reassess treatment.

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