Development, Validation, and Application of a Questionnaire to Study Asthma Triggers among Saudi Arabian Children and Assessment of Parental Awareness
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Asthma is the most common chronic paediatric respiratory condition and represents a huge burden on society. This research highlights the development of a modified asthma-trigger index for validly and reliably identifying asthma triggers in the Saudi Arabia; demonstrates that psychological triggers, as well as Saudi specific triggers are highly prevalent and impactful triggers of asthma among Saudi children; and illustrates a lack of parental awareness about childhood asthma triggers which could be enhanced to improve asthma control.
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