Implementing supported self-management for asthma: a systematic review and suggested hierarchy of evidence of implementation studies
BMC Medicine 2015, 13:127 (1 June 2015)
In a systematic review of self-management interventions for asthma, effective strategies utilize a combination of patient engagement and training of healthcare professionals, indicating that self-management support should be implemented in clinical practice.
The evolution of mobile apps for asthma: an updated systematic assessment of content and tools
BMC Medicine 2015, 13:58 (23 March 2015)
Despite an increase in the number of apps for asthma self-management, there has not been a concomitant growth in the quality of information provided, raising questions about clinical benefits and emphasizing the need for quality assurance.
Perinatal nicotine exposure induces asthma in second generation offspring
BMC Medicine 2012, 10:129 (30 October 2012)
Smoking during pregnancy induces asthma in offspring, and the effects are permanently transmitted to subsequent generations via epigenetic changes in germ cells, providing a breakthrough in studying transgenerational effects of toxins.