10 predictors with total score between 0 -15: sex, age, wheeze without colds, wheeze frequency, activity disturbance, shortness of breath, exercise-related and aeroallergen-related wheeze/cough, eczema, and parental history of asthma/bronchitis
1226 symptomatic children, 345 (28%) had asthma 5 years later
840 (69%) children were at low risk (score <5) 16% with asthma at school age
288 (23%) were at medium risk (score >6 and <9) 48% with asthma at school age
98 (8%) were at high risk (score >10) 79% with asthma at school age
BSc, MBBS(Hons), FRACGP, FARGP.
Background in the Australian Defence Force RAAMC, Royal Flying Doctor Service and Emergency Medicine. Robin enjoys medical education, systems of primary health care delivery and op-shopping.