Asthma deaths

Abstract. BACKGROUND Patients with asthma have an increased risk of death from causes other than asthma. A study was undertaken to identify whether Asthma cost the US about 3,300 per person with asthma each year from 2002 to 2007 in medical expenses, missed school and work days, and early deaths.2

Table 1: Asthma Number of Deaths by Race and Sex, 1999-2009. Table 2: Asthma Figure 2 shows that asthma deaths are rare among children and increase

Mortality. Each day 9 Americans die from asthma. There are more than 3,300 deaths due to asthma each year, many of which are Most deaths caused by asthma result from a gradual worsening of symptoms, and sudden and unexpected deaths are relatively rare. 39The ultimate cause of Asthma mortality is increasing worldwide, yet fatal asthma is preventable. Failure to recognize the severity of asthma and failure to respond with sufficiently

Risk factors for death from asthma, chronic obstructive pulmonary

Jun 9, 2006 Three common asthma inhalers containing the drugs salmeterol or formoterol may be causing four out of five U.S. asthma-related deaths per Jul 14, 2014 Number of noninstitutionalized adults who currently have asthma: 18.7 million Source: Deaths: Final Data for 2011, tables 10, 11PDF - 1.5

Eastern Region Confidential Enquiry of Asthma Deaths. Dr James Y Paton. Reader in paediatric respiratory medicine, Royal College of Paediatrics and Child The report highlights that almost half of deaths could have been preventable through better routine care. Click here to find out more about Asthma UK39s