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Implementation of evidence based guidelines for paediatric asthma management in a teaching hospital
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    Dear Editor

    Massie et al. have shown that the implementation of evidenced based asthma guidelines in an Australian teaching hospital made no difference to patient outcome in terms of readmission to hospital, re-attendance at the emergency department, asthma morbidity, and quality of life.[1] They quote their previous work published in this journal, of how they facilitated the transition to ‘metered dose inha...

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