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An audit of data from Bedfordshire Clinical Commissioning Group in England has found inconsistencies in asthma care that could leave high-risk patients unidentified and at risk of death

Using data from 50 general practices caring for over 27,000 people with asthma, researchers cited a lack of personal asthma action plans and annual reviews among several other factors linked to asthma deaths

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