ASTHMA INFORMATION CENTER
The researchers found that 42% of the estimated 12 million ever-employed adults with current asthma had received a pneumococcal vaccine.
Asthma was associated with Crohn's disease and with early- and late-onset ulcerative colitis.
No significant effects were found from oral corticosteroid use for acute lower respiratory tract infection in adults without asthma.
The new ICD-10 coding system may seem inappropriate for some disease models, but asthma care may benefit from the required changes.